#10 Evangel Crusaders (22-5, 15-2) vs. #20 MidAmerica Naz. Pioneers (21-8, 13-4)
Game #28 / HAAC Game # 18 – Mon., Feb. 25, 2013
7:30 p.m. – Springfield, Mo. – Ashcroft Center (1,200)
Evangel Broadcast Coverage:
Radio- ESPN 1400 AM
Live audio- www.audiosportsonline.net
Internet, live video- www.audiosportsonline.net
Cable TV (delayed)- ECTV, Mediacom Ch. 84
Evangel’s showdown with MNU finally set: Originally scheduled last Thursday, the Crusaders finally have their game against MidAmerica Nazarene arrives as Evangel faces the Pioneers Monday. The game concludes the regular season.
Evangel clinched the Heart of America conference regular season title as they took a two-game lead in the league after their win over Peru State Saturday and MidAmerica Nazarene’s loss to Culver-Stockton.
Evangel is ranked 10th nationally in NAIA-I and enter Monday’s game having won nine straight and 13 of their last 14. The Crusaders are 22-5 and 15-2 in the HAAC.
MidAmerica Nazarene is ranked 20th in NAIA-I and bring in a 21-8 record and a 13-4 conference record. The Pioneers are tied for second place in the conference with Culver-Stockton who is at home against Central Methodist Monday. Culver-Stockton has a tie-breaker advantage over the Pioneers if the two teams remain tied for second place.