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November 14, 2019

​ Junior Phillipa Greene recorded a double-double in loss to HTU ​

Waxahachie, TX – Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU) was at home Thursday night at the Sheaffer Center on SAGU campus against Huston-Tillotson University (HTU). The Lady Lions (2-2, 0-0) went cold in the closing minutes of the game falling to HTU (3-1, 0-0) by the score of 78-69.

Lions Top Performers

  • Sydney Meador ( JR/ Denton, TX ) lead the Lions in scoring with 27 points.
  • Kiara Glenn ( JR/Ennis, TX ) and Phillip a Greene ( JR/Freeport, Bahamas ) each scored 10 points but were the only other SAGU players to reach double-figure scoring.
  • Greene had a double-double by adding in a game-high 17 rebounds.
  • The Lady Lions dominated the rebounding battle 45-29
  • SAGU shot 5-20 from the three-point line compared to an efficient 4-8 for HTU.

Lions Review

  • The game was tightly contested throughout the first quarter. The largest lead was five by HTU, but there were four ties during the quarter.
  • SAGU used a 10-1 run to build a 28-20 lead midway through the second quarter.
  • HTU answered right back with a 17-6 run to close out the half and take a 37-34 lead into the locker room.
  • Kiara Glenn scored with 7:47 left in the fourth quarter to draw SAGU with two points at 62-60. SAGU didn’t score again until Glenn hit another shot in the paint (71-62) with 3:07 left in the game.
  • HTU shot 11-12 FT (91%) down the stretch to end any thoughts of a comeback for SAGU.

What’s Next

SAGU will hit the road and try to get off to a good start in Sooner Athletic Conference (SAC) as they play John Brown University on Thursday, November 21 st at 6:00 pm in Siloam Springs, Arkansas.

As a leading Christian university, SAGU educates and prepares individuals who want to serve Christ and others. SAGU helps students discover and develop their God-given callings in a Spirit-empowered, learning community.

We believe in affordable tuition, made possible in part through the financial support of donors who embrace the mission of SAGU and the importance of affordable, accredited programs to train Christians for leadership in ministry, business, education, and service.

Most majors are available in-person in Waxahachie, TX, and online through a wide range of associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees.

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