#21 Evangel Crusaders (3-1) vs. Missouri Baptist (2-2)
Game # 5 – Fri., Nov. 9 – 6 p.m.
Springfield, Mo. – Dowell Field House (2,500)
Evangel Broadcast Coverage:
Radio- ESPN 1400 AM
Live audio- www.audiosportsonline.net
Crusaders face Missouri Baptist at BBC: Games shift to Baptist Bible College on Friday in the EU / BBC Classic and the Crusaders take on Missouri Baptist in the 6 p.m. game Friday. Both teams picked up wins in the event on Thursday at Evangel. The Crusaders beat Mid-Continent (Ky.) 73-65 on Thursday while the Spartans downed Baptist Bible 83-71 last night.
The Crusaders have won three straight since their opening game loss at #4 Robert Morris (Ill.) on Nov. 1.
Missouri Baptist started the season with a win over HAAC opponent Benedictine 70-64 in St. Louis and took losses to Evangel and Mid-Continent before their win last night.
Evangel won at Missouri Baptist on Saturday with a 79-61 win at St. Louis. The Crusaders led 44-19 at halftime. Brodie Wingert led the Crusaders with 16 points while Zack Kleine added 15. LeAndre’ Johnson led all scorers with 18 points for the Spartans.
Evangel: Steve Jenkins (31th year, 564-397)
Missouri Baptist: Ray Farrell (6th year)
Evangel: won vs. Mid-Continent (Ky.) 73-65 (Thursday)
Missouri Baptist: won vs. Baptist Bible 83-71 (Thur. at EU)
Previous Meeting: Evangel won 79-61 at Mo. Bapt. (11-3-12)
All-Time Series: Evangel 15-5
EU / BBC Classic Schedule
Fri.: Mid-Continent at Baptist Bible, 4pm at BBC
Fri.: Missouri Baptist vs. Evangel, 6pm at BBC