MACOMB, Ill. -- David DuBois had 19 points and ten rebounds for a double-double to lead Western Illinois past Southern Utah 61-53 on Wednesday.
Western Illinois held a 31-26 lead going into halftime and continued to dominate in the second period, outscoring Southern Utah 30-27 after the break.
It was the first league defeat of the season for Southern Utah.
Southern Utah made five 3-pointers, compared with three for Western Illinois. The Leathernecks shot 12-16 free throws.