Women's basketball in exhibition game at Ark-Ft. Smith tonight, 7pm

For Release: (Immediately: Dec. 12, 2012)

Springfield, Mo. – The Evangel University women’s basketball takes Arkansas-Ft. Smith tonight at 7 p.m. in a game that will count as an exhibition game for the Crusaders.

Evangel is 2-5 and took a 96-34 exhibition loss at Oral Roberts last Wednesday. Ark.-Ft. Smith is 2-4 and has been idle since Dec. 1 when they lost at home to McMurray (Tex.) 73-69. The NCAA-II team is the fifth D-II program Evangel has faced in exhibition play this year and their sixth exhibition for the season.

The two teams are meeting for the third time in program history. Ark.-Ft. Smith leads the all-time series 2-0 and won last year’s meeting 77-59 on Nov. 25 in Joplin as part of the Missouri Southern Thanksgiving Classic.

The game will be broadcast live on the internet through Audio Sports Online: http://www.audiosportsonline.net/2012Fall/Evangel.htm

For additional information, contact:

Kevin Kennedy, Evangel University Athletics, (417) 865-2815, ext. 7260



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