Evangel Crusaders (4-9, 3-4) vs. Peru State Bobcats (9-11, 4-4)
Game # 14 / HAAC Game # 8 -- Sat., Jan. 19, 2013
2 p.m. – Springfield, Mo. – Ashcroft Center (1,200)
Women’s basketball hosts Peru State: Evangel women’s basketball returns home looking to snap a three-game losing streak as they host Peru State.
The Crusaders are 4-9 and 3-4 in the Heart of America conference. Evangel is coming off of a loss Thursday to 10th ranked MidAmerica Nazarene 65-50. Evangel is in sixth place in the HAAC entering play on Saturday.
Peru State is in their second season as a member of the Heart of America conference. The Bobcats are 9-11 and 4-4 in the league. They are coming off a win Thursday with a 72-61 victory over Graceland. Peru State is in fifth place in the conference standings.
The Bobcats are coached by former Nebraska star Maurtice Ivy, the 1988 Player of the Year in the Big 8 conference and two-time NCAA-I All-American.
Evangel: Leon Neal (19th year, 384-217)
Peru St.: Maurice Ivy (6th year, 71-102)
Evangel lost at #10 MidAmerica Nazarene 65-50 (Thur.)
Peru St. won vs. Graceland 72-61 (Thur.)
All-Time Series: tied 2-2
2011-12 Series: tied 1-1
Peru St. 61 Evangel 59 (Jan. 21 at PSC)
Evangel 75 Peru St. 59 (Feb. 25 at EU)