Women's basketball falls at #10 MidAmerica Nazarene

Game Summary

Women’s basketball
Thur., Jan. 17 at Bell Arena

FINAL

CRUSADERS (4-9, 3-4)

50

#10 MidAm. Naz. (17-2, 7-1)

65

Olathe, Kan. – 10th ranked MidAmerica Nazarene won their seventh straight game with a 65-50 on Evangel at Bell Arena in Olathe, Kansas Thursday night.

The Crusaders led for most of the first half and owned an 18-11 lead midway through the first half before the Pioneers went on an 18-4 run to go up 29-23 at halftime.

Evangel guard Emily Akins led all scorers with 23 points.  Kelsey Balcom had 12 points to lead MidAmerica Nazarene.

MidAmerica Nazarene owned a 43-34 rebound advantage and had 17 offensive rebounds.

Evangel dropped their third straight and fell to 4-9 and 3-4 in the Heart of America conference. The Pioneers improved to 17-2 and 7-1 in the conference.

Evangel returns home Saturday to play Peru State. Tipoff is 2 p.m. at the Ashcroft Center.

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