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Shawnee, Oklahoma – February 4, 2016 – The game came down to the wire and in the final second, St. Gregory’s University topped Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU) women’s basketball team , 57-55.  The Lady Lions now drop to 13-9 for the season and 6-5 in the Sooner Athletic Conference (SAC).  SGU is 7-13 overall and 4-7 in the SAC.

The Lady Lions had the lead through very little of the game against the Lady Cavaliers.  With 4:38 in the first quarter, Laken Ward got the offensive rebound and made a put back to go up by one point.  The Lady Lions kept the lead until one minute into the second quarter.

At halftime, SGU was ahead 32-28.

Throughout the third quarter, SGU built their lead.  At the end of the third, the Lady Cavaliers had their greatest lead of the night after Kelsey Howgard made a basket and an extra free throw.  SGU went up, 46-37.

The Lady Lions battled back and with 1:34 left in the game, SAGU’s Alexis McAfee got the steal followed by a lay-up to go up by one point, 53-52.  Next, Charity Page made two free-throws with 0:44 left.

SGU answered with one made basket followed by three free throws in a row. Courtney Leach made the final two free throws with 0:01 second left to win the game.

SAGU senior Bethany Krock had 15 points and two steals. Alexis McAfee had 12 points and five rebounds and Laken Ward had 10 points and eight rebounds.

SGU’s Kylee Tatum scored 20 points for the Lady Cavaliers.

On Saturday, February 6, 2016 the Lady Lions will host Oklahoma City University at 3pm.  OCU is currently ranked no. 14 in the NAIA.  They are also tied for first place in the SAC with a record of 10-1.  Three weeks ago SAGU lost to OCU by three, 57-54.  The game will be broadcast on

Southwestern Assemblies of God University 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 70 associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees on campus or online. More information is available at or by calling 1-888-YES-SAGU.

Contact: Natalie Tristan, Sports Information, [email protected]

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