Score: Evangel 52 – Grand View 42
Records: Evangel (11-14, 10-12 Heart); Grand View (13-13, 10-12 Heart)
Location: Des Moines, Iowa – Sisam Arena
DES MOINES, Iowa – Nick Yocum's basket with three seconds left helped lift the Evangel men's basketball team to an 83-81 win over No. 15 Grand View Saturday evening in conference basketball.
The Crusaders erased an 11 point second half deficit as the two teams traded leads 16 times in the game. The win gives Evangel a sweep of the season series against Grand View who entered the game ranked 15th after being ranked 13th in the earlier meeting on December 10.
Evangel made nine three-pointers in the win and finished 18-of-24 from the free throw line. The Crusaders also edged the Vikings in the rebound battle while scoring 20 points off turnovers.
Grand View was led by Kerry Green who scored a game-high 23 points and four assists.
The Crusaders continue road action Thursday night at Culver-Stockton. The Heart of America Athletic Conference match-up is scheduled to tip at 7:30 p.m.
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