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Bethany, OK

February 11, 2019 | Blake Cochran

The Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU) basketball teams traveled to Bethany, OK , on Saturday to face the Eagles from Southwestern Christian University . The women won every quarter to eventually give them a 13 point victory, 68-55. The men held SCU to less than 60 points for the first time since December, the final score was Lions 82 Eagles 59.

Kiara Glenn led the Lady Lions in scoring with 22 for a season-high knocking down 7 out of her 13 field goal attempts; Glenn also had four rebounds, two blocks, and one assist. Jenna Price was one rebound away from a double-double with 19 points and nine rebounds. DyTeesha Diggles led SAGU in rebounding with 10 to go along with four points.

Josh Kashila also had a season-high with 27 points, knocking down six of his eight three-point attempts. He contributed five rebounds, two assists, and two steals in over 34 minutes of play. Nyk Mason stayed in double-digits for the 14th game in a row with 16 points, four rebounds, four assists, and four steals. Darian Davis led the Lions in rebounding with 12 and one point away from a double-double with nine. Kaodirichi Akobundu had his second game in a row with three of the team’s four blocks, he is averaging just over one block per game which is fifth in the conference. They stay put in 6th place now tied with Mid-America Christian before the last two weeks of the season.

Their next game will be at Central Christian College on Thursday for a 6 pm women’s start and 8 pm tipoff for the men. The Tigers are sitting in 11th place in the Sooner Athletic Conference for both the women and the men.

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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