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February 27, 2020

Waxahachie, TX- Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU) Men’s Basketball team was back at the Sheaffer Center on Thursday night after their rocky four-game road trip. SAGU lost consecutive games for the first time all year. The game against Bacone College (BC) provided the opportunity to get back into the win column. The Lions (22-6, 13-6) did just that, as they handled the Warriors (0-24) easily by the score of 134-75.

Cody Farmer scored 16 points off the bench against BC

Top Performers

  • Kentton Williams ( SR/Levelland, TX ) led the Lions in scoring with 20 points.
  • Josh Kashila ( JR/Euless, TX ) had a near triple-double in limited minutes scoring 10 points dishing out 8 assists and claiming 8 boards.
  • Nyk Mason ( SO/Frisco, TX ) scored 19 points on 9-10 shooting in a limited role.
  • The Lions had twelve players score, seven of which logged double figures.
  • SAGU dominated the glass 57-33.
  • SAGU piled up 70 points in the paint.
  • The Lions forced 24 turnovers converting them into 38 points.
  • SAGU shot 58% (54-91) from the floor including 32% (9-28) from behind the arc.

Lions Review

  • Darian Davis ( SR/Garland, TX ) scored the first couple of baskets for the Lions as they lead 4-3 early.
  • Mason scored 9 quick points including a couple of thunderous dunks to push the Lions ahead 17-12 with a little under five minutes played.
  • A 16-6 run gave the Lions some cushion 33-18 with 11:35 to go before the half.
  • Four straight triples by BC allowed them to hang around, but they continued to give up easy paint baskets to SAGU as the Lions led 46-30.
  • The Lions used a 26-0 run over the last seven minutes of the half to take a 76-33 lead into the break.
  • BC opened the second half with a couple of long-distance shots, but SAGU answered as they pushed the lead out to 84-41.
  • SAGU hit the triple-digit mark with 11:46 left in the second half leading 101-54 after a Cody Farmer ( SO/San Antonio, TX ) triple.
  • SAGU pushed the lead to 50 with 10:50 to go.
  • The Lions led by as many as 59 before breezing to the victory by that same margin for a final of 134-75.

What’s Next

SAGU will be back in action on Saturday, February 29 th as they host #9 ranked John Brown University on Senior Day. The Senior Day celebration will happen prior to the start of the game which will begin at approximately 3:45.

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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