Evangel Crusaders (4-8, 3-3) at #10 MidAmerica Nazarene Pioneers (16-2, 6-1)
Game # 13 / HAAC Game # 7 -- Thur., Jan. 17, 2013
5:30 p.m. – Olathe, Kan. – Bell Arena (2,500)
Live Broadcast Coverage:
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Women’s basketball at 10th ranked MNU: Evangel women’s basketball takes on 10th ranked MidAmerica Nazarene Thursday in Olathe, Kansas. The Crusaders are 4-8, 3-3 in the Heart of America conference and are in fifth place in the league. Evangel is coming off of a 56-53 loss at Culver-Stockton on Saturday and has lost their last two games.
MidAmerica Nazarene is 16-2 and 6-1 in the conference and enters Thursday’s game in a first place tie with Benedictine. The Pioneers have won six straight games. Saturday, they won at Missouri Valley 74-50 blowing open what was a three-point lead at halftime.
The Pioneers won both meetings last season but Evangel leads the all-time series 42-16.
Evangel: Leon Neal (19th year, 384-216)
MidAmerica Nazarene: Jon Lewis (2nd year, 41-11)
Evangel lost at Culver-Stockton 56-53 (Sat.)
MidAmerica Nazarene won at Missouri Valley 74-50 (Sat.)
All-Time Series: Evangel 42-16
2011-12 Series: MidAmerica Nazarene 2-0
MidAm. Naz. 62 Evangel 55 (Jan. 19 at EU)
MidAm. Naz. 63 Evangel 60 (Feb. 23 at MNU)