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Men's basketball paced by Bateman and Vinsel in win over MacMurray

Men's basketball paced by Bateman and Vinsel in win over MacMurray

GREENVILLE, Ill. - The men's basketball team clicked on all cylinders in Saturday afternoon's 161-131 victory over MacMurray.

Marvin Bateman and Kameron Vinsel inflicted a three-point barrage on the Highlanders, combining for 18 three-pointers between them.

Bateman finished as the game's leading scorer with 34 points, making 12-of-21 field goals and 10-of-18 three-pointers.

Vinsel knocked down 9-of-14 shots, including 8-of-13 treys for 26 points.

Riley Simmons had 19 points, and Henry Johnson posted 18 points. Simmons also added nine rebounds and six assists while Johnson had a team-high seven steals.

Eric Williams managed to produce a double-double, piling up 10 points and 12 rebounds.

Dustin Bankowski passed out 10 assists.

Greenville took a 77-61 lead in the first half and outscored MacMurray 84-70 in the second half.

The Panthers led by as many as 35 points in the second half.

The Panthers (11-10, 10-4 SLIAC) travel to Iowa Wesleyan for a game on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.