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Waxahachie, TX – Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU) Women’s basketball team played their second conference game against the #2 team in the NAIA Wayland Baptist University (WBU). The game started off slow for the Lady Lions as they went down early in the first half. Despite a strong push, the Lady Lions looked at a double figure deficit going into halftime. In the second half the Lady Lions woke up and cut the lead in half but it wasn’t enough for a disciplined WBU team. The Lady Lions won the second half and picked up well needed momentum going into next game. The final score was 89-70 with the backcourt led by Tamera Derrough and Sydney Meador, who took on most of the responsibility of scoring. 
 
Notable Performers
  • Tamera Derrough(JR/Arlington, TX) scored a season high 28 points, she added 7 rebounds and 5 assists.
  • Sydney Meador(SR/Denton, TX) had a solid night for the Lady Lions. She scored 17 points and had 7 rebounds.
  • SAGU forced 19 TO, and added 5 steals.
How it Happened
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Mike Sons
  • “We played a good team tonight. We built some momentum heading into next game and were looking forward to building something special in the future.
The Next Step
  • The Lady Lions will be back in action Thursday, January 21st. They will play against Mid-America Christian University in Moore, OK. Start time is scheduled for 6:00pm
 
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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