Men's Basketball Heads to Missouri Valley Saturday to Finish Road Swing

Men's Basketball Heads to Missouri Valley Saturday to Finish Road Swing

 Evangel vs Missouri Valley

 Date & Location:   Jan. 27, 4:00 p.m. // Marshall, Mo.
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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – The Evangel men's basketball team looks for its fourth win in five games Saturday at Missouri Valley in Heart of America Athletic Conference South Division action.


► Evangel finishes a stretch of five road games in its last six on Saturday at Missouri Valley. During that stretch, Evangel has went 3-2 and look for a season sweep of the Vikings.

Dylan Bekemeier (Republic, Mo.) continued his hot streak as he has averaged 22 points per game in his last six games after a 26-point effort Wednesday at Baker. Bekemeier who is averaging 3.7 assists per game is also closing in on 900 points for his career.

Justin Washington (Springfield, Mo.) continues to average nearly a double-double with 17.9 ppg and 9.6 rpg. The freshman ranks 9th nationally in rebounding and 32nd in points per game after finishing with 27 points and 9 boards Wednesday.

► Of the 15 losses for Evangel this season, only five have been more than 10 points. In addition, in the 15 losses, six have been by four points or less and all nine of the single-digit losses have been by fewer than eight points.

Evangel returns to Springfield Wednesday to face MidAmerica Nazarene. Tipoff is scheduled for 7:30 p.m.

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