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February 27, 2019 | Blake Cochran

The Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU) men’s basketball run is over after they lost to John Brown University Tuesday night. The Lions were down by five at the end of the first half but were held to 30 points to their 50 in the second half for a 69-94 loss.

The Golden Eagles returning all-conference guard, Jake Caudle got hot early and made sure they advanced connecting on 11 of his 15 shots for 32 points. The Lions had three players in double-digit scoring with Nyk Mason having 14 points, Josh Kashila ended with 13 and Mitch McMullen hit all six of free throws for a total of 11 points. Kashila led the Lions with seven rebounds and McMullen led in assists with four. Cameron McGee and Mason both had two steals each for a total of seven steals that was a huge part to controlling most of the first half. JBU had 25 assists on 37 of their field-goals and won the rebounding battle by three. The Golden Eagles shot 37-61 from the field for 60.7% and 13-23 from three for 56.5%.

The Lions end their season with a 19-12 overall record and 12-10 in the Sooner Athletic Conference for a 7th place finish. JBU will face Mid-America Christian and Oklahoma Panhandle State University will face Oklahoma City University for the semi-final battles of the SAC Conference Tournament .

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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