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Bethany, Oklahoma – January 18 th , 2018 – The Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU) Men’s Basketball team won against Southwestern Christian University (SCU), 83-74 on Thursday evening.

The Lions came onto the court with a slower than usual start in the first half. SCU maintained a slight lead on SAGU until the final 6 minutes of the first half. SAGU tied the game 24-24. The Lions picked up the pace of game play but SCU did not let up. Both teams responded to each other after every point. SAGU held a 2-point lead of 40-38 at the end of the 1 st half of regulation.

During the second half, the Lions kept their style of play at a constant pace. SAGU’s largest lead in the second half was a total of 15 points. The final score of the game was 83-74 with the Lions getting the win. Notable players were: Cameron Hill (18 points/8 rebounds), Desmond Meddler (15 points).

Head Coach Delton Deal stated “We did a great job tonight of gathering our composure in a game that started off at a frenetic pace. I thought we came out and defended at a high level in the 2 nd half. We found a way to get a tough road win. Great team effort overall!”

The Lions were originally going to play on Saturday, January 20 th , 2018 at the Sheaffer Center but this game has officially been considered a forfeit by St. Gregory’s University. The next game on schedule will be against NAIA ranked University of Science and Arts-Oklahoma at 8:00 P.M. on Thursday January 25 th in Chickasaw, Oklahoma.

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 or by calling 1-888-YES-SAGU .

Contact: Jose Campos, Assistant SID, [email protected]

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