Chris Joyce scores 23 to carry Air Force basketball past CS Northridge

LAS VEGAS – Chris Joyce tied his career high with 23 points when the Air Force narrowly beat Cal State Northridge 66-61 on Saturday.

AJ Walker had 13 points and 10 rebounds for Air Force (1-0). Nikc Jackson added 12 points and seven rebounds.

TJ Starks had 22 points for the Matadors (1-1). Lance Coleman II added 13 points. Alex Merkviladze had 12 rebounds.