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Western Illinois Defeats Troy 61-58 - Recap

Adam Link scored 24 points leading Western Illinois to a 61-58 victory over Troy at Dee Glen Smith Spectrum on Friday.

Bettors who backed Western Illinois were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 3.5.

Western Illinois got 14 points from Garret Covington and another 13 points from Tate Stensgaard. Garret Covington contributed 2 assists, while Michael Ochereobia cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.

Troy got 14 points from Tevin Calhoun in a losing cause and another 13 points from Kevin Thomas. Hunter Williams contributed 4 assists for them, while Kevin Thomas had 5 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Troy were victorious, as the score was 35-26 at the break.

Western Illinois won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 31-30.