The Ravens (20-3, 10-1) led 31-17 at halftime but the Crusaders pulled within 10 early in the second half. Benedictine then went on a decisive run to win their seventh straight game. The loss was Evangel’s sixth in a row.
Emily Akins led Evangel with 16 points while Sierra McSpadden added 14. Justice Payne led Benedictine with 20 points and connected on six three-pointers to lead the Ravens.
Evangel does not play again until next Saturday when they take on Baker in Baldwin City, Kan. Tipoff is 2 p.m. at Baker.
|Jan. 26 at Ashcroft CTR||FINAL|
|#16 Benedictine (20-3, 10-1)||72|
|CRUSADERS (4-12, 3-7)||41|