Evangel Men Fall at Hot-Shooting Grand View

Evangel Men Fall at Hot-Shooting Grand View

The Basics
Score: Evangel 61, Grand View 87
Records: Evangel (2-12, 1-8); Grand View (9-7, 5-6)
Location: Des Moines, Iowa | Sisam Arena
Box Score

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.

Chris Stocks and Cade Coffman led Evangel with 15 and 13 points each while Coffman added eight boards in the loss. Edriel Martinborough also finished in double figures with 10 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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