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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).

In the first half of...

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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.

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CHICKASHA – It was a tale of two halves for the Drover men’s basketball team in their season-opener against Bacone College on Friday night in the Saint Gregory’s Classic in Shawnee.

Within the first 10 minutes, the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma had secured a lead and entered halftime with the 39-32 advantage.

But it was the high-powered second half scoring by the Warriors that narrowed the gap and...

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CHICKASHA – As both the men’s and women’s basketball seasons at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma open up this Friday night, the Drover head coaches are preparing for a solid season.

 

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CHICKASHA – In a season of transition, the men’s basketball team at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma has the potential for a strong season through toughness and consistent effort, said Doug Hall, head basketball coach.

Since Hall joined the team about the time school started, he really had to hit the ground running, learning what his team was capable of and where to put the pieces...