SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Evangel men's basketball hosts Missouri Baptist on Saturday looking to avenge an early-season loss in St. Louis last season.
SERIES HISTORY Evangel leads the all-time series with the Spartans 16-6. However, Missouri Baptist took an 86-64 win at home a year ago. The Crusaders had previously won 12 in a row against the Spartans.
► Evangel continues action at the Ashcroft Center Saturday against Missouri Baptist looking to avenge an 86-64 loss in St. Louis last season.
► Evangel will try to rebound from a 78-72 loss to College of the Ozarks on Tuesday night as Missouri Baptist enters at 2-0.
► Junior Clark Brewington (Pocahontas, Ark.) and freshman Cade Coffman (Mountain Grove, Mo.) have led Evangel with Brewington averaging 18 points per game while Coffman averages 14 per game. The duo also led the Crusaders in rebounding at exactly 7.7 boards per game.
► Through three games Evangel is out-rebounding its opponents by nearly five boards per game at +4.7 margin.
LOOKING AHEAD Evangel takes a week off before jumping into conference play next Saturday at defending league champion, William Penn. Tipoff from Oskaloosa, Iowa, is scheduled for 2 p.m.