CARLINVILLE, Ill. -- The men's basketball team collected a 134-124 win over Blackburn on Wednesday night.
The Panthers outscored Blackburn in both halves and never relinquished the lead after Stevonte Young's three-pointer made the score 37-34 in favor of the Panthers with just under seven minutes remaining in the first half.
Shane Smith produced a well rounded effort with 18 points, nine rebounds, and three blocked shots.
Ethan Leib led Greenville with a team-high four steals as he led the defensive effort that forced Blackburn into producing 29 turnovers.
The Panthers (12-3, 6-2 SLIAC) host Webster on Saturday at 3 p.m. Greenville currently sits in third place in the SLIAC standings as they are a full game behind Westminster and trailing Iowa Wesleyan by one half game.