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Tyler, TX

November 4, 2018 | Blake Cochran

The Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU) men’s basketball team wins game two at Texas College on Saturday. The game in Tyler resulted in an 81-65 win for the Lions winning the first half 45-32 and the second one by three. The Steers got off to an early 10-2 lead to start the game then it was Lion basketball after that getting up by twenty points in multiple points of the game.

Nyk Mason and Josh Kashila were the two leading the way again having 17 points each. Mason also led the Lions with eight rebounds and Kashila was second on the team with six rebounds, five of those being offensive boards. Dareny Sims, Cameron McGee, and Kobe Wrice were next in scoring with nine each. Sims led SAGU in assists with four while Mitch McMullen had four steals.

Lazarus Williams led the Steers in scoring with 15 points on 11 shots to go along with two steals. Returning forward, James Martin also had a double-digit game with 11 points and two steals. The Lions defense held the Steers to a 35.9 shooting percentage and 21.4% from 3 while forcing them to commit 18 turnovers.

SAGU’s next game will be back in Waxahachie on Tuesday, November 6th. This game will be a rematch from last season against Southwest Adventist as the Lions took this game 109-78. Tipoff is set for 8:30 pm 11/6.

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

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