The Western Illinois Leathernecks (1-2) take the court against the Southern Jaguars (1-2) at 8:00 PM ET on Friday, November 17, 2023 on ESPN+.

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Western Illinois vs. Southern Game Info

  • When: Friday, November 17, 2023 at 8:00 PM ET
  • Where: Western Hall in Macomb, Illinois
  • TV: ESPN+
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on ESPN+

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Western Illinois Stats Insights

  • The Leathernecks made 45.3% of their shots from the field last season, which was 1.3 percentage points higher than the Jaguars allowed to their opponents (44.0%).
  • In games Western Illinois shot better than 44.0% from the field, it went 14-3 overall.
  • The Jaguars ranked 262nd in rebounding in college basketball, the Leathernecks finished 251st.
  • Last year, the Leathernecks recorded 73.0 points per game, only 1.7 more points than the 71.3 the Jaguars gave up.
  • Western Illinois went 13-4 last season when scoring more than 71.3 points.

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Western Illinois Home & Away Comparison

  • Western Illinois scored 80.4 points per game at home last year. Away from home, it averaged 66.1 points per contest.
  • The Leathernecks allowed 72.7 points per game last year at home, which was 1.3 fewer points than they allowed away from home (74.0).
  • When it comes to three-pointers, Western Illinois fared better at home last year, making 8.5 treys per game with a 38.6% three-point percentage, compared to 5.8 threes per game and a 26.3% three-point percentage on the road.

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Western Illinois Upcoming Schedule

Date Opponent Score Arena
11/6/2023 @ UTSA L 78-68 UTSA Convocation Center
11/8/2023 @ SMU L 90-53 Moody Coliseum
11/12/2023 Saint Ambrose W 94-59 Western Hall
11/17/2023 Southern - Western Hall
11/21/2023 @ Valparaiso - Athletics-Recreation Center
11/24/2023 @ Illinois - State Farm Center