2002 NAIA-II National Championship Team inducted into Sports Hall of Fame
February 1752, 2012 | Chase Replogle
This year marks the 10th anniversary of the 2002 Evangel University NAIA-II National Championship Men’s Basketball title. During the celebration, the players and coaching staff from that season where honored by being inducted into the Evangel Athletics Hall of Fame. Below are photos from the historic event.
In addition to winning the national championship, the ’01-02 team finished 35-1, went 20-0 in the Heart of America conference and won the league’s regular season and postseason championship. They are the only men’s team in conference history to win all 23 league games in a season and the Crusaders were ranked number one in the nation throughout the entire year.