MACOMB, Ill. (AP) James Dent Jr. scored 24 points as Western Illinois beat Southern 88-80 in overtime on Friday night.

Dent also added eight rebounds for the Leathernecks (2-2). Ryan Myers scored 20 points, going 6 of 11 from the floor, including 3 for 7 from 3-point range, and 5 for 7 from the line. Quinlan Bennett shot 8 of 12 from the field and 2 for 4 from the line to finish with 18 points, while adding seven rebounds.

Tai'Reon Joseph led the way for the Jaguars (1-3) with 23 points and three steals. Jaronn Wilkens added 12 points and nine rebounds for Southern. In addition, Tidjiane Dioumassi had 10 points, seven assists and five steals.


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