EUREKA, Ill. - The women's basketball advanced one step closer to their fourth straight 20 win season when they took a 66-55 win at Eureka on Monday.
The Monday game marked the fourth straight week that the Panthers have played a game on a Monday due to postponements.
The Panthers silenced the home crowd early, taking a 22-4 advantage after the first quarter. Greenville scored the first 12 points of the game.
In the second period, Eureka got closer but still trailed by 10, 31-21, at halftime.
The Panthers posted another 22 point quarter in the third as they increased their lead to 53-37, and the Red Devils outscored Greenville 18-13 in the final frame.
Emily Brandland was GU's leading scorer with 17 points, including three three-pointers.
Overall, the Panthers outshot Eureka in every facet of the game - field goal percentage, three-point field goal percentage, and free throw percentage - in their second win over the Red Devils this season.
The Panthers (19-4, 13-1 SLIAC) host Westminster on Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. At approximately 5:15 p.m., the program plans to honor their seniors in their final regular season game. Over the last four seasons, this class of seniors accrued an overall record of 86-29.
A win against Westminster would give the Panthers a second straight SLIAC regular season championship and the top seed in the SLIAC tournament on Feb. 21 and 23.