MACOMB, Ill. -- The Greenville men's basketball team traveled to NCAA Division I Western Illinois on Wednesday night and returned with a 95-48 loss to the Leathernecks. Junior MarQuel Jones led the Panthers with a team-high 15 points.
Greenville fell behind early as Western led 21-1 just eight minutes into the game. The score was 48-20 at the half, and Western outscored Greenville 47-28 in the second half.
Anthony Metzler posted five rebounds in the defeat, and Alex Mumphard collected three assists and two steals.
Western improved to 13-3 with the win while Greenville fell to 7-6. The Panthers host Eureka on Saturday at 3 p.m. in St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference action.