Score: Evangel 87, Peru State 81 | Box Score
Records: Evangel (13-10, 11-7); Peru State (8-14, 6-12)
Location: Peru, Neb. |
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – A late rally by the Evangel women's basketball team saw the Crusaders comeback for an 87-81 road win Saturday at Peru State.
The Crusaders trailed 36-32 at halftime before a 27-point effort in the third quarter helped Evangel regain the lead.
After a cold start shooting just 29 percent from the field, the Crusaders shot 58 percent in the second half. Evangel also forced 25 turnovers by Peru State including scoring 35 points off turnovers in the win.
Peru State was led by Maddy McPhillips with 17 points and Giovanna Silva who tallied 14 points and 14 boards.
Evangel continues road action Wednesday at Benedictine. Tipoff from Atchison, Kansas is scheduled for 5:30 p.m.
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