MACOMB, Ill. -- Matt Lander scored 20 points as Western Illinois won its third in a row, defeating Southern Utah 63-49 on Thursday night.
Southern Utah, which fell to 0-8 in league road games, started both halves with long droughts.
The Thunderbirds trailed 7-0 before Bachynski converted a three-point play after 7:59 had elapsed in the first half.
The Leathernecks also scored the first seven points of the second half and held Southern Utah scoreless for 4:22 until Ryan Brimley's jumper cut it to 42-25.
Western Illinois' lead peaked at 51-27 on Tyler's 3-pointer with 11:56 left.