Edgemon ended with 24 points and 15 rebounds, Cooper 21 and 10, and Brown 14 and 10 to power the Flying Queens (4-0, 2-0 Sooner Athletic Conference). Cooper missed a triple-double by just two assists, while Brown came up four helpers shy of a triple.
Kaitlyn Edgemon added 11 points and Blakely Gerber nine for the Flying Queens, who went up big early. Ahead 5-4, Wayland scored 13 unanswered to take command. The Queens led it 22-9 after the first period then extended the margin to 21, 45-24, by halftime.
WBU’s largest lead was 31, 63-32, with just under three minutes left in the third. SAGU outscored Wayland in the fourth, 26-22, to make for the final 19-point margin.
The Flying Queens shot 43 percent (37-of-87) from the field, but made only 5-of-32 (16 percent) from 3-point range. They missed only one of 11 free throws (91 percent).
SAGU (1-4, 1-1), led byTamera Derrough’s 28 points (10-of-29 FGs), shot just 31 percent (24-of-79) overall and 19 percent (7-of-36) from long range. The Lady Lions hit 15-of-25 free throws (60 percent).
WBU pulled down 54 rebounds, 13 more than SAGU. The Flying Queens suffered 19 turnovers.
Coach Alesha Ellis‘ team makes its home debut at 6 p.m. Thursday against Southwestern Christian (4-1, 0-1), which dropped its SAC debut on Saturday to USAO, 78-68. The Lady Eagles hosted MACU on Monday.