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Waxahachie, Texas—The Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU) men’s basketball team opened the Delton Deal era with a 109-78 win over Southwest Adventist University on Tuesday night in the Sheaffer Center. SAGU moves to 1-0 this season.

SAGU jumped out to an early lead and never looked back. Freshman guard Cody Farmer hit five 3-pointers for the Lions and led them in scoring with 20 points in 18 minutes of play in his debut. Division I transfer Terrance Hubby had 16 points and five rebounds in his first game for the Lions. Dareny Sims had a solid all-around performance putting up 11 points to go along with five rebounds, 4 assists and 4 steals. Cameron Hill and Darian Davis also had 11 points for the Lions in the win.

The Lions offense was dominant scoring 109 points in the game while hitting 14-39 from behind the arc (35%).

New head coach Delton Deal was pleased with his team and is excited about what the season holds for his young Lion squad. Deal said, “I am proud of how our guys fought tonight and pushed the ball. We are continually learning a lot about ourselves and I am really excited for what God will do with this group of young men.”

SAGU will host Dallas Christian on Thursday at 7:00 PM for the annual Texas Snowstorm.

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 www.sagu.edu or by calling 1-888-YES-SAGU.

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