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December 3, 2019

Kentton Williams drops 36 points and 11 rebounds against TXWU

Waxahachie, TX – Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU) played host to Sooner Athletic Conference (SAC) foe Texas Wesleyan University (TXWU) Tuesday night at the Sheaffer Center on SAGU campus. The Lions (6-2, 0-2) fell to the Rams (8-2,1-1) late losing by the score of 103-97.

Top Performers

  • Kentton Williams ( SR/ Levelland, TX )  managed a double-double logging a team-high 36 points and 11 rebounds.
  • Darian Davis ( SR/Garland, TX ) pitched in with 23 points and 7 rebounds of his own
  • Nyk Mason ( SO/Frisco, TX ) also hit double-figure scoring with 11 points despite playing only 8 minutes in the game.
  • SAGU shot 46% (37-80) as a team from the field and 34% (11-32) from the three-point line.
  • The Lions were finding the open man as they assisted on 45% of their made baskets.
  • SAGU turned TXWU over 17 times and turned them into 15 points.

Lion Review

  • Williams, Mason, and Davis each had a basket as SAGU traded baskets early with TXWU.
  • Kentton Williams and Noah Boling ( FR/Van Alstyne, TX ) hit back-to-back three-point field goals to stretch the SAGU lead to 19-13.
  • Nyk Mason hit another long-range shot pushing the lead to 26-17 but was hit with his second technical foul of the half which disqualified him from the game.
  • The Rams took advantage, stringing together a 9-2 run to find themselves down only two points 28-26 with nine minutes left in the first half.
  • Every SAGU run was answered by TXWU as the Rams took a 51-49 lead into halftime.
  • Davis scored the first 5 points for SAGU to open up the second half, but Williams was scoring at will as he notched the next 11 SAGU points giving the Lions a 65-60 advantage.
  • TXWU found themselves down 78-72 but quickly answered with an 8-2 run of their own to tie the game at 80 with 8:07 remaining.
  • The two teams traded baskets until the Rams hit 3 consecutive three-point field goals to find themselves up 93-84.
  • SAGU pulled within 3 points (93-90) thanks to an offensive rebound and stick back by Davis, but the Rams hit their free throws down the stretch closing the door on a Lions comeback.

What’s Next

SAGU (6-2, 0-2) will try to beat Paul Quinn College (1-8 0-0) for the second time in three weeks as they welcome them to the Sheaffer Center on December 19 th at 7:00 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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