Halftime Lead Holds Up for Bobcat Men’s Basketball In 88-81 Win over Evangel
After trailing most of the first half, the Peru State men’s basketball team forged to a seven-point lead after the first 20 minutes. That lead would hold up as the Bobcats claimed their second Heart of America Athletic Conference (Heart) win over Evangel 88-81 in Springfield, Mo., Saturday afternoon.
The ‘Cats improved to 3-2 overall on the season and are now 2-1 in Heart play. The Crusaders fell to 3-4 on the year and are now 1-2 in conference play.
First Half Action
Kendrick Robinson (Chicago) hit a pair of free throws to start the scoring with just 14 seconds off the clock. The Crusaders would then score the next nine points before Nate Townsen Jr. (Richton Park, Ill.) hit a bucket in the paint to make it 9-4 at the 17:40 mark in the first 20 minutes.
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