Evangel Crusaders (2-5) at Oklahoma Christian Eagles (6-6)
Game # 8 – Sat., Dec. 29, 2012 – 2 p.m.
Edmond, Okla. – Payne Athletic Center
Women’s basketball team returns to action: The Evangel women’s basketball returns to the court for the first time in 17 days as they face Oklahoma Christian on Saturday in Edmond.
Evangel is 2-5 with their last game being a Dec. 12 exhibition loss at Arkansas-Ft. Smith 63-53. Saturday’s game will be the first regular season game for the Crusaders since Dec. 1 when they lost at Benedictine.
Oklahoma Christian is 6-6 and will be playing their first game since Dec. 15 when they beat Tabor (Kan.) 70-67. The Eagles are transitioning to NCAA-II and are playing their first season in the Heartland Conference. Last year was the final season for Oklahoma Christian as a full-time member in the NAIA and Sooner Athletic Conference.
Evangel is 1-2 all-time against Oklahoma Christian.
Evangel: Leon Neal (19th year, 382-213)
Oklahoma Christian: Stephanie Finley (27th yr., 518-320)
Evangel lost at Ark-Ft. Smith 63-53 (exhib., Dec. 12)
Oklahoma Christian won vs. Tabor (Kan.) 70-67 (Dec. 15)
All-Time Series: Oklahoma Christian 2-1
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