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Lady Lions (8-8) vs Golden Eagles (11-3) at 6:00pm

Lions (13-1) vs Golden Eagles (12-3), 8:00pm

SAGU Sports Live to broadcast both games in HD

mills-blks-macu-shotBUILDING BLOCKS: Freshmen Remington Mitchell and Daniel Mills (11) team up to thwart this shot against MACU. The 6'8 "Big Rem" has swatted 20 shots, which ranks 2nd in the SAC. Photo by Moving Pictures. WAXAHACHIE, Texas  --  Southwestern Assemblies of God University plays host to a college basketball doubleheader on Thursday when John Brown University (Ark) visits the Sheaffer Center.

It begins with a 6:00pm (CST) women’s game between SAGU (8-8 overall, 2-4 in SAC) and the Golden Eagles (11-3 / 3-2 in SAC).

JBU is ranked No. 16 in the NAIA. Two of their three losses were on the road to ranked teams.

At approximately 8:00pm the men’s teams meet. JBU (12-3 / 2-3 in SAC) and Lions (13-1 / 6-0) could prove to be a highly contested, highly entertaining duel.

The Golden Eagles were recently ranked as high as No. 7 following a 10-0 start. SAGU began the year at No. 5 in the preseason poll before rising to No. 2 a week ago.

Fans can watch the game on-line in HD at www.sagu.edu/sagutv

The SAGU Sports Live broadcast begins with a pre-game show at 5:45pm with host Rob Price and color analyst Tim Roberts. The men’s pre-game starts at 7:45pm.

A LiveStats webcast, which is a digital version of the game’s score, clock, play-by-play as well as real-time team and player statistics.

SAGU’s Lucius Howington II supplies this service at: http://www.dakstats.com/WebSync/Pages/Webcasts.aspx?association=10

It is the last home game until February 8. SAGU hits the road for five straight games after Thursday night.

WOMEN’S GAME (rank in SAC)

Offense Average:   JBU 69.2 (6), SAGU 62.1 (10)
Defense Avg. Yield:   JBU 52.6 (1), SAGU 60.5 (3)
Free Throw Pct.:   JBU .695 (3), SAGU .668 (7),
Three-Pointers Per Game:   JBU 9.5 (1), SAGU 5.0 (7)
Offensive Rebounds Per Game: SAGU 13.6 (6), JBU 12.5 (9)

JBU Top Scorers:   Sierra Shipley 15.4, Brooke Barker 11.0, Kortni Barenberg 10.6, Eliana Fernandez 9.1, Lauren Rogers 6.3
SAGU Top Scorers:   Nia Winston 18.3, Jirah Rodrigez 7.8, Taylor Hill 7.8, Charity Page 4.8, Laken Ward 4.6, Shaquita Roberts 4.4
JBU Three Pointers:   Shipley 38, Rogers 20, Barenberg 17, Fernadez 15, Barker 13
SAGU Three Pointers:   Winston 36, Rodriguez 17, Hill 16, Monica Dorsey 3, three others with 2.

MEN’S GAME (rank in SAC)

Offense Average:   JBU 85.8 (5), SAGU 82.1 (7)
Defense Avg. Yield:   SAGU 70.7 (2), JBU 77.7 (5)
Free Throw Pct.:   SAGU .711 (3), JBU .642 (10)
Three-Pointers Per Game:   SAGU 9.2 (2), JBU 7.8 (5)
Offensive Rebounds Per Game:   SAGU 15.0 (1), JBU 11.5 (7)

JBU Top Scorers:   Kofi Josephs 18.9, Gilbert Gyamfi 18.1, Max Hopfgartner 15.0, Nate Anderson 10.5, Kurtis Phillips 9.5.
SAGU Top Scorers:   Dominique Rambo 25.2, Jonathan Walter 16.9, Caleb Feemster 14.9, Caleb Gentry 14.1, Daniel Mills 8.4.
JBU Three-Pointers:   Josephs 44, Phillips 27, Gyamfi 15, Hopfgartner 11, Zach English 9
SAGU Three Pointers:   Feemster 41, Gentry 19, Walter 14, Rambo 14, Mills 11.

Contact:  Mark “Link” Warde, SAGU Sports Information Director, at mwarde@sagu.edu or at 469-658-2847.
 

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