Score: Evangel 70, Culver-Stockton 66
Records: Evangel (5-17, 4-13); Culver-Stockton (13-12, 9-10)
Location: Springfield, Mo. | Ashcroft Center
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – The Evangel men's basketball team led from start to finish Wednesday night capping a 70-66 victory over Culver-Stockton in Heart of America Athletic Conference action.
The Crusaders finished the season sweep of the Wildcats, who currently sit in fifth place in the league standings. Thanks to a strong start, Evangel jumped out to a 12-point lead after shooting 43 percent in the first half and holding Culver-Stockton to just 9-of-28 shooting.
Mike Johnson led Culver-Stockton with 34 points before fouling out in the final minute.
Evangel returns to Iowa on Saturday to face Mount Mercy in a 2 p.m. tipoff.
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