Predictions and Analysis: Morehead St vs Western Illinois Feb 22, 2024

Predictions and Analysis: Morehead St vs Western Illinois Feb 22, 2024

February 22, 2024


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The Western Illinois Leathernecks (17-10) face the Morehead State Eagles (20-8) on February 22 at LeRoy A. Ufkes Court at Western Hall. Keep reading this article to find the basketball analysis about this upcoming match.


Morehead St Analysis: Trying to break 3-game losing streak

After losing to Southern Indiana 80-73 in their previous game, the Morehead State Eagles are hoping to end a 3-game losing run in this one. The three double-digit scorers for Morehead State this season are Riley Minix (20.3 points per game and 9.6 rebounds per game), Jordan Lathon (15.8 PPG and 6.4 RPG), and Kalil Thomas (12.1 points per game and 4.2 rebounds per game). Riley Minix tops the Eagles in both scoring and rebounding. The Eagles’ leading assist producer this season is Drew Thelwell, who averages 9.7 points each match and a team-high 6.5 APG. Eddie Ricks III and Dieonte Miles also have 5+ RPG. This season, Morehead State is scoring 75.6 points per game on average.


Western Illinois Analysis: Coming off a close win

The Western Illinois Leathernecks enter this game hoping to improve on their previous road victory over Tennessee State, which they won 68-61. The only other Western Illinois player to score in double figures so far this season is James Dent Jr., who has 12 points per game and 4 rebounds each match. Ryan Myers is leading the Leathernecks in scoring with 13 points per game. Jesiah West is producing 9.1 points per game, 5.9 rebounds each match, and 2.5 assists per contest. On 43.6% shooting from the field, 32.8% from three, and 61.3% from the foul line, Western Illinois is averaging 69.2 points per game as a team this season.
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Morehead St vs Western Illinois Game Information

  1. Date: 02/22/2024
  2. Time: 08:30 PM ET
  3. Location: Western Hall.
  4. How to Watch Morehead St vs Western Illinois: ESPN+
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