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CHICKASHA – Heading into halftime with a two-point deficit, the Drovers were looking for momentum, but ultimately a hot shooting Saint Gregory’s team led to an 86-74 loss on Thursday in Shawnee.

With the Drovers (11-11, 8-7) looking to upset nationally-ranked Cavaliers and extend their three-game winning streak, the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma relied on  NAIA national player of the week Jahseth Lloyd, who led the way...

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CHICKASHA – USAO’s own Jahseth Lloyd added to his week’s success by being named the NAIA Men’s Basketball Player of the Week, the national office announced Tuesday.

Lloyd was selected based on his performances from Feb. 3 – Feb. 9 and was chosen out of a pool of conference and independent award winners. He was named the Sooner Athletic Conference Player of the Week on Monday.

“He deserves it,” said head coach Vinson...

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CHICKASHA – The Drovers came from behind on Monday night to defeat conference rival Oklahoma Baptist 78-76 at the USAO Fieldhouse.

The Bison (12-12, 6-8) had control of the game until the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (11-10, 8-6) started to narrow the gap in the middle of the second half.

The Drovers took their first lead of the night with 4:15 remaining in the game when Shavon Scott nailed a timely...

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CHICKASHA – After collecting 50 points and 27 rebounds in two games, USAO senior Jahseth Lloyd earned Sooner Athletic Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week honors for the week of Feb. 3-9.

With back-to-back double-doubles last week, Lloyd helped lead the Drovers to a home win over No. 4 Southwestern Assemblies of God followed by a road win against Northwood University.

On the week, the 6-foot-7 forward shot...

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CHICKASHA– The spring brings a ton of action for Drover sports as fans get an opportunity to see the Sooner Athletic Conference postseason race heat up in basketball while watching the beginning of baseball and softball season, bringing new opponents and familiar non-conference foes.

Since August, fans who couldn’t make it out to USAO could enjoy the game via live broadcasts online, but with three spots in session and the capability to...

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CEDAR HILL, Texas – The Drover men’s basketball team maintained its momentum from Thursday evening’s win over No. 4 SAGU to win back-to-back conference games, defeating Northwood University 86-81 on the road on Saturday.

The University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (10-10, 7-6) has now swept the Knights (5-14, 4-10) this season, Northwood’s first in the Sooner Athletic Conference.

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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.