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Men's Basketball outplayed by Western Illinois

Men's Basketball outplayed by Western Illinois

Box Score

MACOMB, Ill. -- The men's basketball team came up short as they lost 91-56 to Western Illinois on Saturday.  The Panthers were led by Tim Daniel and Nick Trisko who each posted 12 points.

Greenville trailed 46-33 at halftime, and Western Illinois controlled play in the second half as they increased their lead.

The Panthers shot 34.4 percent from the field (21-of-61), including a 23.5 percent mark (4-of-17) behind the three-point line.  Greenville made 10-of-14 free throws.

The Panthers were outrebounded by 10 as Western Illinois held a 41 to 31 margin.

Ron Harris was Greenville's leading rebounder with six caroms.  Andrew Scott had a blocked shot.

Stevonte Young produced two steals.

The Panthers (2-3) host Spalding on Thursday at 8 p.m. in its SLIAC opening game.

(Photo courtesy of WIU Visional Production Center)

This story was published on November 29, 2014




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