Western Illinois defeats Savannah State 39-35

The Associated Press

MACOMB, Ill. (AP) -- Adam Link scored 10 points and Western Illinois slipped by Savannah State 39-35, extending their winning streak to eight games.

Terell Parks had eight rebounds and blocked seven shots for the Leathernecks (11-3).

Savannah State led 23-12 at halftime. But the Tigers shot 32.6 percent from the field for the game, while Western Illinois shot 44 percent.

Khiry White led the Tigers with 10 points. Arnold Louis had eight rebounds.

Savannah State (5-8) has now lost five consecutive games.

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