Western Illinois defeated Knox College, 97-54, in exhibition action Tuesday night. Freshman newcomer Garret Covington
led the way for WIU with 24 points. Four other Fighting Leathernecks finished in double-figure scoring on the evening: Mohamed Conde tallied 14 points, Remy Roberts-Burnett finished with 13 points, Tate Stensgaard notched 12 points and Jordan Foster had 10 points. WIU opens the regular season Saturday, Nov. 9 at Idaho.