#SummitWBB 18 in 9 Countdown: Western Illinois

#SummitWBB 18 in 9 Countdown: Western Illinois

WESTERN ILLINOIS FIGHTING LEATHERNECKS

Location: Macomb, Ill.
Enrollment: 11,707
Founded: 1899
President: Dr. Jack Thomas
Director of Athletics: Tommy Bell
Arena (Capacity): Western Hall (5,139)

ON THE WEB

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SOCIAL MEDIA
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FAST FACT

Preseason Player of the Year Ashley Luke was featured in the 'Picture Me Ballin' section of SLAM Magazine's August edition.


NOTEWORTHY

  • Western Illinois welcomes back four starters and 10 letterwinners, which accounts for a league-best 82.6 percent of its scoring from a year ago.
  • Preseason Player of the Year Ashley Luke (20.8 ppg, 10.5 rpg) recorded a league-high 19 double-doubles last season, the most in The Summit League since 2008-09, while also being named to the CoSIDA Academic All-America Third Team.
  • The Leathernecks had 39 assists vs. Culver-Stockton last season, which was a league single-game record and the sixth-best total in NCAA history.