It’s a rare Thursday night with no Galesburg girls basketball game on the schedule, as the Silver Streaks played their Western Big 6 Conference game earlier this week when they fell to Rock Island on Monday.
The Knoxville and Abingdon girls basketball teams return to action tonight at their dual-site tournament.
Play continues at the United High School boys basketball tournament this evening.
The Rock Island Rocks are in town this evening for a key Western Big 6 girls basketball game with the Silver Streaks.
The Galesburg Silver Streaks Boys won on the road in a close game against Campaign Centennial to maintain their unbeaten season 56-52.
MACOMB, Ill. (AP) — Garret Covington scored 18 points, Jabari Sandifer added 11 with eight assists and seven rebounds and Western Illinois pushed past Alabama State for a 78-68 victory on Saturday night.
All scores listed are finals.
Galesburg girls 57 – Geneseo 30
Galesburg boys 56 – Champaign Centennial 54
BPC girls 44 – West Central 35
Knoxville girls 72 – West Prairie 36
West Prairie 55 – United 21
Williamsfield 66 – ROWVA 45
Peoria Quest 52 – Prophetstown 32
West Prairie 62 – Peoria Quest 38
United 42 – Prophetstown 38
The Galesburg Silver Streaks boys are looking to remain undefeated tonight as they go up against Champaign Centennial. Pre-game is set for 6:10 tonight with tip off scheduled for 6:30. Tune in and catch the play by play from Brad Bennewitz and Jim Lee on WGIL.
The Galesburg Silver Streaks Boys Basketball team needed overtime, but defeated Moline in Western Big 6 Conference play last night 72-67.
The GHS Silver Streaks Girls the Geneseo Maple Leafs 57-30. This makes the girls 10-0 for the season and Geneseo falls to 2-7 for the season. The girls will play next on Monday against Rock Island with a pre-game set for 6:06 and tip off at 6:30 with play by play from Erik Gibson and Tom Meredith. And don’t forget the boys are playing later tonight against Champaign Centennial. The boys pre-game is set for 6:10 tonight and a tip off of 6:30 with play by play from Brad Bennewitz and Jim Lee. Tune in and catch the action on WGIL or WGIL.com.
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