GREENVILLE, Ill. - The men's basketball team managed a 134-122 win over Blackburn on Saturday at H.J. Long Gymnasium.
The Panthers took a 66-62 lead after the first half and outscored Blackburn 68-60 in the second half.
Eric Williams finished as Greenville's leading scorer with 25 points. He made 11-of-18 field goal attempts, 1-of-2 three pointers, and 2-of-3 free throws.
Barry Nixon was GU's top rebounder with nine. Simmons paced Greenville with seven steals and five assists.
The Panthers (6-8, 5-2 SLIAC) have a matchup against Iowa Wesleyan on Monday at 3 p.m. in Greenville. With a win, the Panthers will join Webster in first place in the SLIAC standings.