Second Half Rally Pushes Women’s Basketball Past Missouri Valley, 60-57

Second Half Rally Pushes Women’s Basketball Past Missouri Valley, 60-57

 

The Basics
Score: Evangel 60, Missouri Valley 57
Records: Evangel (4-16, 3-8); Missouri Valley (11-8, 5-6)
Location: Marshall, Mo. | Redford Gymnasium
Box Score

MARSHALL, Mo. – The Evangel women's basketball team closed its three-game road swing with a 60-57 victory Saturday at Missouri Valley.

The Crusaders managed to finish the road swing 2-1 after rallying back from eight down with 6:57 left in the game. Missouri Valley had taken a 33-27 lead at halftime before Evangel responded with a 15-5 third quarter.

Junior Sydnee Garrett led Evangel with 28 points and eight rebounds in the road win. Randi Hancock added 15 points as Mackenzie Farmer finished with six assists and eight points for the Crusaders.

Evangel forced 18 turnovers to help lock down the Vikings in the second half.

Missouri Valley was led by 12 points from Shanelle Tolley who also added 11 rebounds.

Evangel returns to the Ashcroft Center Wednesday evening to host 6th-ranked MidAmerica Nazarene. Tipoff is scheduled for 5:30 p.m.

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