Evangel Crusaders (7-14, 6-9) vs. Baker Wildcats (18-9, 11-4)
Game # 22 / HAAC Game # 16 – Mon., Feb. 19, 2013
6 p.m. – Springfield, Mo. – Ashcroft Center (1,200)
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Radio- ESPN 1400
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Crusaders enter final week vs. Baker: Evangel enters the final week of the regular season with a Monday night game against Baker at the Ashcroft Center. Including Monday’s game, Evangel has three games left in the regular season.
The Crusaders are 7-14 and 6-9 in the Heart of America conference. Saturday, Evangel had their three-game winning streak snapped with a 57-53 loss at home to Culver-Stockton on Saturday.
Baker is 18-9, 11-4 in the conference and only one game back of Benedictine for second place in the league. The Wildcats were idle Saturday but lost to ninth ranked MidAmerica Nazarene 69-67 on Thursday. Baker lost 24 games last season and finished in last place in the HAAC going 4-14.
The Wildcats beat Evangel 70-52 in their previous meeting on Feb. 2 in Baldwin City, Kansas. Evangel leads the all-time series 44-10 and won both games against Baker last year.
Evangel: Leon Neal (19th year, 387-222)
Baker: Ben Lister (2nd year, 34-33)
Evangel lost vs. Culver-Stockton 57-53 (Sat.)
Baker lost vs. #9 MidAmerica Nazarene 69-67 (Thur.)
All-Time Series: Evangel 44-10
Baker 70 Evangel 52 (Feb. 2 at BU)