Illinois High School Basketball - Urbana tops MattoonJanuary 17, 2019: Mattoon, IL 61938
Fans at Thursday's non-league challenge between the Urbana Tigers (Urbana, IL) and the host Mattoon Green Wave (Mattoon, IL), saw Urbana's basketball squad knock off Mattoon by a count of 69-61.
With the victory, Urbana upgrades its record to 16-8 on the campaign. The Tigers travel to Normal Community (Normal, IL) to play the Ironmen in a Big Twelve challenge on Saturday, January 19. The Ironmen come into the challenge with a record of 17-7. Normal Community lost 68-38 in their recent league battle against Richwoods (Peoria, IL)
The Green Wave (14-9) will now prepare for their battle against St. Joseph-Ogden (St. Joseph, IL). The Spartans come into the non-league battle with a 19-4 record. In their last battle, St. Joseph-Ogden beat Pontiac (Pontiac, IL), 70-48, in a league battle.