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CHICKASHA – Preparation paid off for the Drovers, who fought a tough 40 minutes against one of the nation’s leading teams, No. 4 Southwestern Assemblies of God, and came out with a huge 88-80 upset on Thursday night.

The University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (9-10, 6-6) led nearly the entire game before defeating the Lions (19-3, 11-2) for first-year Head Coach Vinson Metcalf’s biggest win of his short career.

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SHAWNEE – With a big second-half from the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma ended up falling short in the last second as the Drovers dropped on the road at Oklahoma Baptist.

The Drovers (8-10, 5-6) had a 41-point second half to get the game within one score, but the Bison maintained their 70-68 edge on Saturday.

Leading scorer for the Drovers was Jahseth Lloyd, who continues his 18-plus point streak with 24 points on 8-...

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CHICKASHA – Continuing in the tough Sooner Athletic Conference, the Drovers faced No. 16 Mid-America Christian on Thursday evening, dropping 93-79 to the Evangels’ high-powered offense.

The University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (8-9, 5-5) kept the game close until it slipped away in the final few minutes of the game against MACU (12-5, 8-3).

Jahseth Lloyd led the team in scoring with 22 points and tied teammate...

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CHICKASHA – The Drovers took their Saturday evening game against (RV) Oklahoma City down to the wire before they secured the 71-70 win at the final buzzer.

The University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (8-8, 5-4) went on a nine-point run to start the game led for the majority of the remaining 37 minutes, giving it up only briefly in each half.

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CHICKASHA – The Drovers grabbed another important Sooner Athletic Conference win on Thursday night at Southwestern Christian, defeating the Eagles 74-70.

Unfortunately, the night wasn’t all positive for the Drovers. It began on a sour note.

Just 30 seconds into the game, Kennis White went down with a significant injury, delaying the game for 20 minutes while an ambulance arrived and took White to the hospital.

(UPDATE:...

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CHICKASHA – The Drovers (6-8, 3-4) are right in the middle of the season and in the middle of play in the fierce Sooner Athletic Conference. While their record might not indicate it, the Drovers are tough competitors and have upset some NAIA Top 25 teams already this season.

“I think we could be doing a little better as far as record-wise. But I think the thing that matters most is that we play our best basketball going into the...

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CHICKASHA – It may have taken an extra five minutes, but the Drovers overtook No. 24 Wayland Baptist 82-81 in an overtime battle on Saturday afternoon.

The University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (6-8, 3-4) were eager to defeat the Pioneers (12-4, 3-3), who jumped into the NAIA Top 25 rankings this week.

The Drovers had the advantage for the majority of the game, although the lead changed hands 10 times during the...

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CHICKASHA – A physical game went in favor of the home team, Texas Wesleyan, as the Drovers fall short in their Monday night comeback.

The University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (5-8, 2-4) were unable to overcome the Rams (9-6, 3-3) in a game that saw 22 combined fouls in the first half alone. The Drovers fell 80-71 in the Sooner Athletic Conference match up.

In the game, Jahseth Lloyd shot 90 percent from the field and led...

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CHICKASHA – The Drovers looked to exact revenge on new conference foe Southwestern Assemblies of God for a first round exit in the 2013 NAIA National Championship tournament but were unable to overcome the powerful Lions on Saturday.

The University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (5-7, 2-3) did, however, give No. 2 SAGU (12-1, 5-0) a scare on the road before too many runs led to a 80-71 loss for the Drovers.

Going into the half...

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CHICKASHA – The Drovers continued Sooner Athletic Conference action with a season-high 100 points scored in a 100-88 home win over new SAC opponent Northwood University (Texas).

In the Thursday night game at the USAO Fieldhouse, the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (5-6, 2-2) defeated the Knights (1-8, 0-4) in a game that saw big leads by both teams.