Evangel Crusaders (5-13, 4-8) at Graceland Yellowjackets (2-20, 0-14)
Game # 19 / HAAC Game # 13 – Sat., Feb. 9, 2013
2 p.m. – Lamoni, Iowa – Closson Center
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Evangel back on road to face Graceland: Evangel travels to Lamoni, Iowa to face Graceland on Saturday afternoon.
The Crusaders moved up to seventh place in the Heart of America conference after a 68-54 win over Missouri Valley at the Ashcroft Center Thursday. The win snapped Evangel’s seven-game losing streak as they improved to 5-13 and 4-8 in the conference.
Graceland is looking for their first win in the league. The Yellowjackets are 2-20 and 0-14 in the conference. They enter Saturday’s game with a 12-game losing streak. Thursday, Graceland lost at Central Methodist 107-48.
Evangel won the earlier meeting this season in a game that went overtime. The Crusaders scored a season high 88 points in their 88-83 win over the Yellowjackets on Jan. 5 at the Ashcroft Center. The Crusaders have won 46 of the 54 meetings in the all-time series. The two teams split their two meetings last year.
Evangel: Leon Neal (19th year, 385-221)
Graceland: Rich Harrop (3rd year, 12-30)
Evangel won vs. Missouri Valley 68-54 (Thur.)
Graceland lost at Central Methodist 107-48 (Thur.)
All-Time Series: Evangel 46-8
Evangel 88 Graceland 83, OT (Jan. 5)