Walker scores 27 to lift Air Force past Holy Cross 72-53

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A.J. Walker had 27 points as Air Force led wire-to-wire and beat Holy Cross 72-53 at the Sunshine Jam on Saturday, advancing to the championship game.

Joseph Octave had 12 points for Air Force (3-1). Jake Heidbreder added 11 points. Ethan Taylor had 11 points and six assists.

Kyrell Luc had 15 points for the Crusaders (1-3). Gerrale Gates added 14 points and eight rebounds. Louth-M Coulibaly had 10 points and seven rebounds.

Bo Montgomery, whose 13.0 points per game ranked second on the Crusaders, made one basket for two points.

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