Roseburg lost its second straight conference game Friday night at Stewart Robertson Memorial Gymnasium.
The Indians (0-2, 9-5) overcame an 11-point deficit to tie the game midway through the 4th quarter, but Willamette (1-2, 7-8) proved too much in the final minutes in a 70-59 victory.
Cody Johnson led Roseburg with 22 points; Collin Warmouth added 19 and Jon Crince finished with 7 points.
Next up, Roseburg hosts South Medford Tuesday night.
Elsehwere, South Umpqua (0-1, 4-10) lost a heartbreaker to North Bend 74-73.
Senior Justin Thompson led the Lancers with 15 points, while Dylan McFadden and Johnathan finished with 14 apiece.
(Photo by Darla Foster)