SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – The Evangel men's basketball team finishes its road swing to start 2019 on Thursday night at Missouri Valley in Heart of America Athletic Conference play.
SERIES HISTORY Evangel and Missouri Valley will meet for the 94th time Thursday as the Crusaders hold a 63-30 lead in the all-time series. Last season the home team won each meeting in the series.
► Evangel ends its road swing to start the New Year Thursday at Missouri Valley. The Crusaders and Vikings meet for the 94th time in program history with the Crusaders holding a 63-30 lead in the all-time series. Last season the teams split the series with the home team winning each meeting.
► Clark Brewington eclipsed 100 three-pointers for his career Thursday night and is the 24th Crusaders to make 100 three-pointers.
► Since joining the Crusaders, transfer Chris Stocks has helped the Crusaders in scoring leading the team each game to average 14.5 ppg. Stocks was eligible immediately after graduating from Three Rivers Community College last semester.
► Freshman Cade Coffman has helped the Crusaders in both scoring and rebounding as his average has jumped to double figures at 10.8 points per game. Coffman also ranks Top 20 NAIA in offensive rebounding and his 5.6 rebounds per game rank 16th in the Heart of America Athletic Conference.
Evangel returns to the Ashcroft Center on Saturday to host the defending national champions, Graceland University. Tipoff is scheduled for 4 p.m.