SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – The Evangel women's basketball team returns home on Monday night to take on Benedictine at 7 p.m.
SERIES HISTORY Evangel leads the all-time series with the Ravens 32-28, while Benedictine won the previous meeting 60-53 on Feb. 3, 2018.
► Evangel returns to the Ashcroft Center looking to rebound after a loss at Grand View.
► Evangel received votes in the most recent NAIA poll. This is the first time the Crusaders have received votes since the preseason poll for the 2011-2012 season.
► Owning the glass has helped Evangel to its hot start ranking third in the league in rebounding at 44.43 boards per game. Lexie Vaught ranks number 19 in Division I in Offensive Rebounds with 3.43 per game, while Sydnee Garrett ranks number 50 with 2.71 per game.
► A balanced scoring attack has helped Evangel as well. Led by 13.8 ppg from Vaught and 10.1 from Garrett, Brianna Vogts is close behind at 9.8 ppg, and Kylee Moore (9.6 ppg) make the Crusaders tough to guard.
Evangel heads to Masrshall, Mo. on Saturday, Jan. 10. to take on Missouri Valley. Tipoff is scheduled for 5:30 p.m.