Western Illinois picked up a 58-53 win in the quarterfinals of the 2012 Summit League Tournament on Sunday, and now the Leathernecks face the biggest hurdle between them and the tournament championship: No. 1 seed Oral Roberts. ORU won both regular season meetings with Western Illinois, but it took two overtimes for Oral Roberts to beat the Leathernecks back on Jan. 12.
In the other semifinal matchup, No. 2 seed South Dakota State will face No. 6 seed Southern Utah. Here's the evening's schedule, with game times and television information:
Semifinal Game 1: (1) Oral Roberts vs. (4) Western Illinois, 6 p.m. CT (TV: Midco Sports Network // Fox College Sports)
Semifinal Game 2: (2) South Dakota State vs. (6) Southern Utah, 8:30 p.m. CT (TV: Midco Sports Network // Fox College Sports)
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