Men's basketball battles Baker in Baldwin City, Kan.

Men’s Basketball
#21 Evangel Crusaders (16-5, 9-2) at Baker Wildcats (14-8, 7-5)
Game #22 / HAAC Game # 12 – Sat., Feb. 2, 2013
4 p.m. – Baldwin City, Kan. – Collins Center 

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Evangel at Baker Saturday: Evangel is back on the road Saturday as they face Baker in Baldwin City, Kan. Saturday afternoon.

Evangel has won three straight and eight of their last nine. The Crusaders are 16-5 and 9-2 in the Heart of America conference. Evangel is ranked 21st nationally in NAIA-I and is tied for first place in the conference with MidAmerica Nazarene who plays at Central Methodist on Saturday.

Baker is 14-8 and is in fifth place in the conference with a 7-5 league record. The Wildcats have won four straight games and are 12-2 at home this season.

Evangel won the earlier meeting this season winning 80-39 at the Ashcroft Center on Dec. 4. The win is Evangel’s largest margin for a win this season and their 39 points allowed is fewest scored against the Crusaders this season.

Evangel leads the all-time series 45-13. The Crusaders won two of three meetings last year falling at home in the HAAC semifinals. 

Head Coaches:
Evangel: Steve Jenkins (31st year, 578-401)
Baker: Sean Dooley (1st year, 14-8) 

Last Game:
Evangel: won vs. Benedictine 73-69, OT
Baker: won vs. Graceland 62-48

All-Time Series: Evangel 45-13 

Previous Meeting:
Evangel 80 Baker 39 (Dec. 4 at EU)


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