Carius carries W. Illinois over E. Illinois 71-54
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MACOMB, Ill. (AP) Will Carius had 25 points as Western Illinois defeated Eastern Illinois 71-54 on Saturday.
Trenton Massner had 18 points and seven rebounds for Western Illinois (9-2), which won its fifth straight game. Luka Barisic added 11 points and eight rebounds. Tamell Pearson had eight rebounds.
Western Illinois totaled 32 points in the second half, a season low for the team.
Jermaine Hamlin had 14 points for the Panthers (2-10). Henry Abraham added 5 points, 10 assists and six rebounds. Dan Luers had six rebounds.
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Updated December 18, 2021