#21 Evangel Crusaders (2-1) vs. Mid-Continent (Ky.) Cougars (4-1)
Game # 4 – Mon., Nov. 5, 2012 – 7:30 pm – EU/BBC Classic
Springfield, Mo. – Ashcroft Center (1,200)
Crusaders open EU / BBC Classic: Evangel hosts the first night of the EU / BBC Classic Thursday. Missouri Baptist faces Baptist Bible at 5:30 p.m. then the Crusaders take on Mid-Continent (Ky.) at 7:30 p.m.
The Crusaders are 2-1 and picked up a win Monday over College of the Ozarks 68-64. Mid-Continent, coached by former Kentucky Wildcats and NBA guard Winston Bennett, is off to a 4-1 start. The Cougars were 12-20 last season but have won four straight after losing their season opening game. Thursday’s game is the first meeting ever between the two programs.
Friday, the games shift to BBC where the Patriots will take on Mid-Continent at 4 p.m. and the Crusaders will play Missouri Baptist in a rematch of a game played last Saturday in St. Louis that Evangel won 79-61.
Friday’s game will cap a week where Evangel will have played five games in eight days.
Evangel: Steve Jenkins (31th year, 563-397)
Mid-Continent: Winston Bennett (6th yr. 77-90 / 8th yr. 121-133)
Evangel: won vs. Ozarks (Mo.) 68-64 (Monday)
Mid-Continent: won vs. Lyon (Ark.) 90-79 (Tuesday)
All-Time Series: first meeting
EU / BBC Classic Schedule
Thur.: Missouri Baptist vs. Baptist Bible, 5:30pm at Evangel
Thur.: Mid-Continent at Evangel, 7:30pm
Fri.: Mid-Continent at Baptist Bible, 4pm at BBC
Fri.: Missouri Baptist vs. Evangel, 6pm at BBC