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November 23, 2019

Lexi Rich scores 21 in win over BC

Muskogee, OK- Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU) Women’s Basketball team made their way to Muskogee, OK to battle Bacone College (BC) on Saturday afternoon. The Lady Lions (4-2, 1-0) won in convincing fashion beating BC (1-5, 0-0) by a score of 78-54.

Top Performers

  • Lexi Rich ( SR/San Antonio, TX ) led all scorers with 21 points.
  • Kiara Glenn ( JR/Ennis, TX ) was the only other Lion in double-figure scoring with 15 points.
  • Alexis Casher ( JR/Irvington, AL ) pulled down a team-high 7 rebounds.
  • SAGU forced 22 BC turnovers and had 12 steals for the game.
  • Collectively, SAGU shot 41% (30-73) from the field and 30% (7-23) from three-point range.
  • The Lady Lions cashed in 20 points off 22 BC turnovers.

Lions Review

  • Glenn and Rich scored 11 of the first 13 SAGU points as the Lions built a 13-3 lead with 6:27 left in the first quarter.
  • Trailing 26-8 with under two minutes in the first quarter BC ended the quarter with six straight points narrowing the margin to 12 (26-14).
  • BC pulled to within six points (35-29), but another mini scoring run by Glenn and Rich pushed the margin to 44-32 at the half.
  • Thanks to stout defense by SAGU, BC had nine turnovers and only 7 points in the third quarter as the SAGU lead ballooned to 61-39
  • BC played a close 4 th quarter, but by that time SAGU had built up a 30 point advantage as they cruised to the 78-54 victory.

What’s Next

SAGU (4-2, 1-0) will be back at the Sheaffer Center in Waxahachie, TX on SAGU campus when they play host to Texas Wesleyan University (4-1, 1-0) on December 3 rd at 6:00 pm.

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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