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Waxahachie, TX – Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU) Men’s basketball team played an overtime thriller against Wayland Baptist University. Intensity was high as both teams’ fierce competitors came to play. Early the Lions saw themselves down in part to the good 3-point shooting of WBU, which gave them a halftime lead of 41-34. The Lions came to play in the second half turning WBU 7-point lead into a double-digit lead in their favor. The final two minutes ensued craziness with SAGU taking a 10-point lead with 1 minute remaining. 57 seconds later the game was tied, with SAGU getting the final shot. Going into overtime, WBU finished the game going on a 13-3 run with a final score of 93-83. 
 
Notable Performers
  • Joel Polius (SR/ Castries, St Lucia) was dominant in paint. He was the high point man on the night scoring 19 points and adding 17 rebounds
  • Noah Boling (SO/ Van Alstyne, TX) finished the game with 14 points, 5 assists and 2 steals.   
  • Nathan Bailey (SR/ New Orleans, LA) added 10 points and 7 rebounds.
  • SAGU forced 15 TO, and added 8 steals
How it Happened
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The Next Step
  • On Saturday, January 16th the Lions will be on the road to face John Brown University. Start time is scheduled for 2:00pm. JBU is not allowing fans.
 
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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