Western Illinois beats Milwaukee 90-69
MACOMB, Ill. — Kobe Webster made 5 of 8 from 3-point range and scored 21 on Saturday night to help Western Illinois beat Milwaukee 90-69.
Brandon Gilbeck had his third double-double of the season with 17 points, 13 rebounds and three blocks and the Leathernecks (7-2) led the entire way in winning their third in the last four.
Jeremiah Usiosefe added 16 points, Dalan Ancrum scored 13 and Isaac Johnson 11. Western Illinois shot 16 of 26 from 3-point range. Usiosefe made 4 of 7 and Johnson hit both his attempts.
The Leathernecks pushed the lead into double digits for good just after the 10-minute mark of the first half and had a 21-2 run near the end of the period to build a 53-25 lead at the break. The Panthers (6-4) got the deficit no closer than it was at the final score.
Jeremiah Bell was 5 of 12 from 3-point range and led Milwaukee with 21 points. Jeremy Johnson added 10.