The Tabor College sagu basketball live team will make the long trip south to Waxahachie, Texas to battle the Southwestern Assemblies of God University Lions in the season opener. Kickoff is slated for pm. The two teams ended last season with a similar record. Tabor finished with six wins and four losses, finishing in sole possession of fourth place in the KCAC. The teams ended headed in opposite directions.
Having played basketball in four states over the past month, the Wayland Baptist Flying Queens returned to their Hutcherson Center home Thursday night and promptly secured their fifth Sooner Athletic Conference victory over Southwestern Assemblies of God University, The victory didn't come easy, though, as the Lady Lions put up a spirited fight.
SAGU trailed by just three points with under four minutes to play before the sixth-ranked Flying Queens — who have never lost to SAGU in 14 meetings — ended the game on a run.
That showed a little bit," Wayland coach said.
Kambrey Blakey , who made the most of her first Flying Queens start by pouring in a career-high 25 points, along with eight rebounds. Blakey missed just two of her 11 field goals and made all three of her 3-point tries and all four free throws.
Although Wayland held the lead the entire game, the Lady Lions , clawed their way back from a point deficit to trail by just six at halftime. Post player Jenna Price right behind Rich with 17 points.
SAGU is ranked No. Wayland shot 27 percent 7-of from behind the arch.
The Queens, ahead by only four at the end of the third quarter, held onto the lead in the fourth, at times just barely. The Lady Lions came within two, , as the quarter opened on a layup from Rich. The Queens answered quickly with back-to-back layups from and Blakey.
VanDijk ended with 13 points.