Evangel Crusaders (2-4, 1-0) vs. Benedictine Lady Ravens (10-1, 1-0)
Game #7 / HAAC Game #2 – Atchison, Kan.
Sat., Dec. 1 – 2 p.m. – Nolan Gym
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Women’s basketball at Benedictine:
The Evangel women’s basketball team plays their first conference road game Saturday in Atchison, Kansas against Benedictine.
Thursday, Evangel won their conference opener and improved to 2-4 with a 63-57 win over previously unbeaten
Central Methodist. The Crusaders have won back-to-back regular season games with wins over the Eagles and a win over John Brown (Ark.) on Nov. 29.
Benedictine is 10-1 and won their conference opener with a 76-55 win at Graceland on Thursday. The Ravens have
won eight straight games dating back to a Nov. 6 loss to Briar Cliff (Iowa) 85-71 at home.
The two teams met three times last year with home court holding in every game as Benedictine won two of the three.
Evangel won 59-43 at home, lost at Benedictine 60-59 on Jan. 28 and lost in the conference quarterfinals on March 1 63-54.
Evangel: Leon Neal (19th year, 382-212)
Benedictine: Chad Folsom (12th year, 242-125)
Evangel won vs. Central Methodist 63-57 (Thur.)
Benedictine won at Graceland 76-55 (Thur.)
All-Time Series: Evangel 34-14
2011-12 Series: Benedictine 2-1
Evangel 59 Benedictine 43 at EU (Dec. 3, 2011)
Benedictine 60 Evangel 59 at BC (Jan. 28, 2012)
Benedictine 63 Evangel 54 at EU (Mar. 1, 2012 – HAAC Q’finals)