Follow SAGU hoops Thursday at WBU
Games aired on video, radio, LiveStats and audio
Lady Lions (10-9) vs. Flying Queens (8-8); Lions (16-1) vs. Pioneers (12-5)
PLAINVIEW, Texas -- The eleven basketball teams in the Sooner Athletic Conference are scheduled to play the other ten teams twice this season; at home and away. Thursday completes the first round for Southwestern Assemblies of God University.
The women’s and men’s squads have traveled to the Texas Panhandle on Wednesday to play at Wayland Baptist University the following evening.
The 3,000 seat Hutcherson Center will host the two games at 6:00pm and 8:00pm (CST).
For SAGU, this is the third game in a series of contests on the road.
The Lady Lions have two consecutive games and tote a 10-9 overall record. They are 4-5 in league action and have climbed to seventh.
WBU’s Flying Queens team, winners of four in a row, is tied for third at 8-8 and 5-2 in the SAC.
The Lions carry an 11-game string of victories and a 16-1 mark. SAGU is 9-0 in the Sooner and rose to No. 1 in this week’s latest Top 25 Coaches Poll.
Wayland’s Pioneers are 12-5 and 3-4. They have received votes recently and were at No. 24 in last week’s national poll.
The Pioneers have dropped three straight league games, all on the road, and all at the wire. They fell at Texas Wesleyan University, 75-71; to Science & Arts of Oklahoma in overtime, 82-81; and on Monday were edged at No. 11 St. Gregory’s University, 102-99.
WBU has won all nine of their home dates this season by an average of 29 points per game. They topped Oklahoma Baptist University, 81-68, and edged Mid-America Christian University, 81-79.
Fans can follow the action on livestream video, live audio as well as the digital play-by-play on a LiveStats webcast.
KKYN 106.9 FM will also air the games.
Access those options on the Wayland athletic website at: http://www.wbuathletics.com/
The twinbill is part of the national Coaches versus Cancer event to raise awareness and funds for the fight against the disease. Details are posted on the WBU website.
All proceeds will benefit the American Cancer Society.
The SAGU men and women will be off on Saturday before the Lions travel to northwest Arkansas to meet Ecclesia College (currently 3-13) on Monday night.
Then, both teams will take on Oklahoma City University on Thursday, January 30, at the Abe Lemons Arena.
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