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Muskogee, Oklahoma– February 17, 2018 – TheSouthwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU) women’s basketball team was defeated by Bacone College (BC)  93-58. The Lady Lions are now standing 13-13 overall and 8-10 in the Sooner Athletic Conference (SAC). Before the loss, the Lady Lions were on a five game winning streak that dated back to their win over Oklahoma Panhandle State University. 
 
SAGU started off exchanging buckets in the first quarter ending it 21-21. The difference in the game was the third quarter, when the Lady Warriors outscored the Lady Lions 31-6. BC had 26 more possessions than SAGU. The Lady Lions shot better from behind the arc compared to the Lady Warriors percentage.
 
Sophomore Lexi Rich led the Lady Lions in scoring with 21 points. Senior Ebony Colbert led in rebounds with seven. Rich shot five for nine from the three-point line and also led the Lady Lions in assists with three.
 
Coach Tiffany Phillips said, “We had two really big, emotional wins on the road against Texas Wesleyan and then John Brown and today we just ran out of gas. We have to learn to fight through some adversity and when things don't go our way. We have the ability to play with anyone in the league and I think we have proved that, but we have to learn to fight and finish these long road trips. We will get there. This team feels like they still have a lot of basketball left to play.”
 
The Lady Warriors were led in scoring by Cierra Miles with 13 points.  The Lady Warriors had five scorers in double figures.
 
The Lady Lions will return to their home court to compete against Oklahoma City University, February 21, 2018 at 6pm in the Sheaffer Center.
 
Southwestern Assemblies of God University is a private, Christian university located 30 minutes south of the Dallas/Fort Wort 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.
                                                                                                               
Contact: Charity Page, Assistant SID, charitylpage@lionmail.sagu.edu
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