Evangel Crusaders (4-13, 3-8) vs. Missouri Valley Vikings (6-18, 3-9)
Game # 18 / HAAC Game # 12 – Thur., Feb. 7, 2013
5:30 p.m. – Springfield, Mo. – Ashcroft Center (1,200)
Live Broadcast Coverage:
Radio- ESPN 1400
Internet, live audio- www.audiosportsonline.net
Internet, live video- www.audiosportsonline.net
Cable TV (delayed)- ECTV (Mediacom Ch. 84)
Critical showdown for EU against Mo. Valley: Evangel has a key match-up in a battle for position in the Heart of America conference standings. Evangel enters the game in eighth place in the league with just a half-game lead over the Vikings for ninth.
Evangel is 4-13 and 3-8 in the conference. The Crusaders are looking to snap a seven-game losing streak. They are coming off of a loss at Baker, 70-52 last Saturday.
Missouri Valley has lost three straight and bring in a 6-18 overall record with a 3-9 conference mark. They lost at 15th ranked Benedictine 75-52 on Saturday.
Evangel won the earlier meeting 53-42 on Jan. 3 at Missouri Valley and they lead the all-time series 47-12.
Evangel: Leon Neal (19th year, 384-221)
Missouri Valley: Jolene Christensen: (5th year, 42-105)
Evangel lost at Baker 70-52 (Sat.)
Missouri Valley lost at #15 Benedictine 75-52 (Sat.)
All-Time Series: Evangel 47-12
Evangel 53 Missouri Valley 42 (Jan. 3)