Men’s Basketball Hosts Culver-Stockton on Saturday

Men’s Basketball Hosts Culver-Stockton on Saturday

 Evangel vs Culver-Stockton
 Feb. 10, 4:00 p.m. \\ Springfield, Mo.

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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – The Evangel men's basketball team finishes its home stand Saturday against Culver-Stockton.

OPENING STORYLINES
► Evangel hosts Culver-Stockton Saturday in a North Division crossover matchup. The Crusaders have won two straight against the Wildcats after sweeping the season series last year.

Justin Washington (Springfield, Mo./Crane HS) continued his hot streak with 29 points against Avila on Wednesday night. Washington has averaged 21.9 points per game in his last 10 while ranking sixth in the conference. Washington has also been one of the top rebounders in the country averaging 10.1 rpg (8th best in NAIA D-1) while his 244 total boards are 2nd most in the country.

► The 2018 Heart Postseason Tournament will consist of all 14 teams for one season and return to the top 10 teams next season with the departure of Avila. The top team in each division receives a bye as North and South teams 2-7 play opposite division teams in the first round. The tournament is then reseeded 1-8 with overall best record being the No. 1 seed.

LOOKING AHEAD
Evangel travels to No. 12 Central Methodist on Wednesday. Tipoff is scheduled for 7:30 p.m.

For the latest information on Evangel Athletics, follow the Crusaders on Facebook at Facebook.com/EvangelAthletics or go to www.EvangelAthletics.com. Fans can also receive updates on the team by downloading the Go Evangel Front Row App at EvangelAthletics.com/FrontRow available on Google Play and in the App Store.

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