GOODWELL, Okla. — Southwestern Assemblies of God University’s men’s basketball team traveled Thursday night to take on Oklahoma Panhandle State University in another Sooner Athletic Conference contest. The Lions dominated the Aggies (4-15, 0-11) by the score of 98-64.
Nyk Mason led all scorers with 21 points. Josh Kashila stuffed the stat sheet with 19 points, 9 rebounds, and 6 assists. Kentton Williams (18) and Cortland Blake (10) also finished in double-figures for the Lions.
The Lions took care of business on the glass outrebounding OPSU 41-30. SAGU got a boost from their bench as they compiled 35 points. The Lions owned the paint outscoring OPSU 54-18.
OPSU tied the game twice once at 20-20 and again 24-24, but then the Lions put together a 16-4 run to take a double-digit lead (40-28) with 4:20 remaining in the first half.
Howard Turner hit a bucket as time expired to give SAGU a 52-36 lead going into the locker room.
With nearly five minutes gone in the second half, the Lions saw their lead swell to 65-43.
Darian Davis gave the Lions a 30-point lead (83-53) with just under nine minutes remaining.
SAGU (16-3, 8-3) is in sole possession of third place in the SAC standings. They will try to maintain that spot as they travel to Plainview on Saturday to take on Wayland Baptist University, which is only one game back from SAGU in the SAC standings.
SAC women: SAGU 81, OPSU 77
GOODWELL, Okla. — Southwestern Assemblies of God University women’s basketball team traveled Thursday night to battle Oklahoma Panhandle State University. The Lions (10-8, 5-6) pushed their win streak to three games as they defeated the Aggies (5-15, 0-11) by the score of 81-77.
Sydney Meador led all scorers with 29 points. Lexi Rich (19) and Ennis junior Kiara Glenn (17) also managed to score in double figures.
SAGU won the rebounding battle 40-32. Phillipa Green led all players with 12 boards and also led the Lady Lions with 6 assists.
SAGU (10-8, 5-6) will look to avenge their earlier loss to Wayland Baptist University as they battle the Flying Queens in Plainview on Saturday at 2 p.m.