Score: Evangel 61, Grand View 87
Records: Evangel (2-12, 1-8); Grand View (9-7, 5-6)
Location: Des Moines, Iowa | Sisam Arena
DES MOINES, Iowa – The Evangel men's basketball team was unable to overcome a hot start by Grand View on Saturday afternoon falling 87-61 in Heart of America Athletic Conference action.
The Crusaders could not keep pace with the hot-shooting Vikings who shot over 50 percent each half. Grand View took a 49-34 lead into the locker room at halftime, but it was the second half that saw Evangel score just 27 points.
Grand View was led by 20 points from Jordan Brunkow, while Casey Schlatter finished with a double-double 12 points and 11 rebounds. The Vikings out-rebounded Evangel as well 42-32.
Evangel finishes its road swing next Thursday at Missouri Valley. Tipoff from Marshall, Mo. is scheduled for 7:30 p.m.
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