#21 Evangel Crusaders (4-1) at Oklahoma Wesleyan Classic
Game # 6 & 7 – Nov. 16-17 – Bartlesville, Okla.
Evangel Broadcast Coverage:
Radio- ESPN 1400 AM
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Crusaders head to Okla. Wesleyan Classic: Evangel plays Friday and Saturday at the Oklahoma Wesleyan Classic in Bartlesville, Oklahoma. The Crusaders take on MidAmerica Christian (Okla.) on Friday at 4 p.m. then Rhema Bible (Okla.) on Saturday at 4 p.m.
The Crusaders are 4-1 and ranked #21 in NAIA-I. Evangel has won their last four after an opening day loss to #4 Robert Morris (Ill.) 99-95 in overtime. The Crusaders swept their two games in the EU / BBC Classic with wins over Mid-Continent (Ky.) 73-65 and Missouri Baptist 86-67.
MidAmerica Christian is 2-1. The Sooner Athletic Conference team took a loss against College of the Ozarks, 96-92 on Saturday. The Evangels will be facing the Crusaders for only the second time in program history.
Rhema Bible is 1-4 going into the event this weekend. The Eagles have played Evangel in exhibition games but this will be the first ever regular season meeting.
Evangel: 4-1, ranked #21 NAIA-I
MidAmerica Christian (Okla.): 2-1
Rhema Bible (Okla.): 1-4
Evangel: Steve Jenkins (31th year, 565-397)
MidAmerica Christian: Willie Holley (40th year)
Rhema Bible: Perry Shockley (13th year)
Evangel: won vs. Missouri Baptist 86-67 (Nov. 9)
MidAmerica Christian: lost vs. Coll. of the Ozarks 96-92 (Nov. 10)
Rhema Bible: lost at Barclay (Kan.) 118-117 (Tue.)
All-Time Series: EU vs. MidAmerica Chr. 1-0
EU vs. Rhema Bible first meeting
Oklahoma Wes. Classic Schedule
Fri.: Evangel vs. MidAmerica Christian, 4pm
Fri.: Rhema Bible at Oklahoma Wesleyan, 8pm
Sat.: Evangel vs. Rhema Bible, 4pm
Sat.: MidAmerica Christian at Oklahoma Wesleyan, 8pm