MACOMB, Ill. -- Quenton Kirby scored 18 points Wednesday night as Western Illinois picked up its first victory, defeating Truman State 71-59.
Western Illinois was outrebounded 45-41 but forced 15 turnovers while committing only eight.
Matt Lander, who had led the Leathernecks in scoring in their first two games, suffered through a 2-for-14 night. He finished with only nine points but picked up six assists and four rebounds.
It was the first meeting between the schools.