Evangel University men’s basketball team now ranked 11th nationally in NAIA-I poll
January 6, 2013 | Chase Replogle
The Evangel University men’s basketball team rose two places in the NAIA-I national poll released Tuesday January 15, and are now ranked No. 11 nationally. Evangel is 13-4 and 6-1 in the Heart of America conference. Last week, the Crusaders went 2-0 with an 80-58 win over Avila and a 76-66 win at 24th ranked Culver-Stockton.
The No. 11 ranking is the highest Evangel has been ranked in NAIA-I since they moved to division I in 2008-09. See a complete list of the NAIA-I top 25.
The Crusaders take on 25th ranked MidAmerica Nazarene on Thursday, January 17, in their next game. The two teams are tied for first place in the HAAC with 6-1 league records. Game time is 7:30 p.m. in Olathe, Kansas.