Men's Basketball gear up for NAIA 2014 DI Championship
Waxahachie, Texas — March 11, 2014 — The Lions completed the regular season on March 1 with a 74-68 triumph over John Brown University, ending their first year in the Sooner Athletic Conference (SAC) with a 17-3 conference record. On March 6, SAGU lost in overtime 79-78 to #8 Oklahoma Baptist University during the SAC quarter finals.
Despite the loss, SAGU, now 26-5 overall, will still compete in the (NAIA) Division I Men's Basketball National Championships, March 19-25, in Kansas City, Missouri.
The NAIA will announce the 32-team pairings in the national championships on a live and free video-stream Selection Show this Wednesday, March 12. Fans of the SAGU Lions can watch the men’s segment at 8 p.m. (CST) on NAIA.org.
Sooner Athletic Conference Awards
SAGU took home a handful of awards for the 2013-2014 season. Head Coach Donnie Bostwick was named Coach of the Year; Dominique Rambo, Player of the Year; Caleb Gentry, Defensive Player of the Year; Caleb Feemster, Sportsmanship Award. Rambo was named to the All-Conference First Team, Gentry to Second Team, and Jonathan Walter to Third Team.
Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU) is a private, Christian university located 30 minutes south of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex in Waxahachie, Texas. The university was established in 1927, and now offers more than 80 associate, bachelor’s or master’s degrees on campus or online. More information is available at www.sagu.edu or by calling 1-888-YES-SAGU.