Men's basketball downs Mid-Continent 73-65

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Nov. 8 Ashcroft CTRFINAL
Mid-Continent (Ky.) (4-2) 65
#21 CRUSADERS (3-1) 73

Springfield, Mo. – The Evangel men’s basketball team improved to 3-1 with a 73-65 win over Mid-Continent (Ky.) Thursday at the Ashcroft Center.

Evangel trailed by 10 midway through the first half but went on a 18-4 tear and took a 41-34 lead at halftime.

Crusaders guard Victor Agbasi came off Evangel’s bench to lead the team with 15 points while Jayme Donnelly added 14 Stephen Cotten had 10 points and 8 rebounds for Evangel.

The Cougars (4-2) were led by Gavin Scott’s 24 points.

Evangel owned a 37-27 rebound advantage in the game as they won their third straight game.

Earlier in the night, Missouri Baptist defeated Baptist Bible 83-71 in the first game of the EU/BBC Classic. Friday, the games shift to Dowell Field House at BBC where Baptist Bible will face Mid-Continent at 4 p.m. then Evangel plays Missouri Baptist at 6 p.m.

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