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CHICKASHA – The Southwestern Assemblies of God Lions, who are receiving votes nationally, proved too much for the Drovers in the final game of the trimester on Saturday.

SAGU’s (8-2, 1-1) strong offense led the entire game to take the 96-70 win over the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (1-8, 0-2) in Waxahachie, Texas.

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CHICKASHA – The University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma proudly boasts its student-athletes, who remain successful on the field and court as well as in the classroom, as they earn athletic honors and, most importantly, earn their bachelor degrees.

USAO conferred 74 degrees in all in the 2014 Fall Commencement ceremony on Friday evening. Eleven of those degrees went to Drover student-athletes.

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CHICKASHA–  Eleven lead changes and 11 ties made for a very interesting game, but in the end the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (1-7, 0-1) fell to John Brown University (9-1, 1-0) with a final score of 77-73.

Five Drovers hit double figures, led by senior Ed’Lexus Collier who had 15 points while grabbing eight rebounds on the evening to help USAO keep up with JBU...

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CHICKASHA –In the finale of the Hampton Inn Thanksgiving Classic, host Bellevue University (7-2) ranked number six in the NAIA Division II pre-season poll, got the best of the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (1-6) on Saturday.

The game was the second night in the row where USAO tried to make a comeback, but ultimately a huge lead by the Bruins made it tough for the Drovers to complete it.

The host team won with a...

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CHICKASHA – A late three-pointer ended up being the Drovers’ downfall in a close game against York College in the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma’s opening game of the Hampton Inn Thanksgiving Classic hosted by Bellevue University.

In the final five minutes, the Drovers went on a run and forced a nail biter before York’s (7-4) final-second three gave the Panthers the 82-79 victory over USAO (1-5).

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CHICKASHA– The University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (1-4) had a back and forth first half with the tough Our Lady of the Lake Saints (1-0), but ultimately the second half took the game out of reach for the Drovers.

The Saints, who opened their season as the No. 25-ranked team in the NAIA Preseason Coaches Poll, got the 79-57 victory over USAO...

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LAWTON – Four Drovers had impressive numbers in a 81-97 loss on the road against NCAA Division II Cameron University on Saturday evening.

Foul trouble for the Aggies (2-0) helped the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (1-3) start the second half on an 11-3 run to cut the 14-point mid-mark deficit to as little as four. But in the end, the Aggies proved too much for the Drovers.

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CHICKASHA – The Chickasha Emergency Food Pantry will be getting a hefty donation from the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma after the fifth annual Turkey Classic on Thursday night.

In all, USAO collected 262 canned food items and an additional $156 to donate to the Emergency Food Pantry. It was the most collected in the five years of the drive, said Nancy Hughes, dean of students.

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CHICKASHA – The University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma men’s basketball grabbed a 62-58 victory on Homecoming against former Sooner Athletic Conference foe Northwestern Oklahoma State.

The Drovers (1-2) trailed the Rangers, who are an NCAA Division II team, by as much as eight late in the first half and went into halftime down by five. USAO, however, took the lead back within the next 10 minutes of the game and from there,...

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CHICKASHA– In the first weekend of the season, the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma men’s basketball team (0-2) had a rough game against (20) Evangel University (1-1) at the SGU Classic in Shawnee.

In the end, the final score was one-sided as the Evangels took the 83-57 victory over the Drovers, but the game began close as both teams trading baskets before Evangel went on a rally.