Saturday will be the last home game for WIU seniors James Claar, C.J. Duff, and Keshon Montague as they will go up against Omaha University.
The last time the Leatherneck men’s basketball team went up against Omaha was on January 23rd. The thriller had 12 lead changes and went into overtime. This battle looks to repeat itself as Western seeks to defend their home court for senior night.
Backcourt guards Kobe Webster and C.J. Duff have been making headlines. Kobe has scored 20 points in back to back nights and Duff . is 2 points shy of becoming the second Leatherneck to score 1,000 points this season. Webster joined the club earlier in the season.
The Leathernecks are currently on an eight-game losing streak their most recent loss an overtime game against the University of North Dakota (86-83). The Leathernecks are 2-11 in the conference while Omaha is at .500 with a record of 6-6. The game is scheduled for a 7 p.m. tip-off