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CHICKASHA – The sixth-seeded University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma Drovers are set to face 11th-seed Southwestern Christian in a Wednesday afternoon play-in game for the Sooner Athletic Conference tournament.

The teams tip off at 4 p.m. Wednesday at Oklahoma Baptist. It is the first men’s match up of the tournament.

The tournament, which runs March 5-8 at Oklahoma Baptist, is single-elimination style, culminating with the...

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CHICKASHA – In the regular season finale, the Drovers battled back and forth with Wayland Baptist, a team that is receiving votes nationally, before falling 89-85 in the close game.

The lead changed hands only once and tied once before the Pioneers (20-9, 11-8) took the lead for good to grab the win over the Drovers (13-14, 10-10).

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CHICKASHA – The Drovers came out on top of the Texas Wesleyan Rams with a 94-82 final in Tuesday night’s Senior Night at Brisco McPherson Court.

The University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (13-13, 10-9) fell behind the Rams (15-14, 8-11) early, taking the lead a few times in the first half but never securing it for long. At halftime, USAO trailed 48-43.

But once the Drovers took control six minutes into the second...

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CHICKASHA – The Drovers scored a season-high 103 points in Saturday evening’s 103-97 win over Southwestern Christian for the series sweep against the Eagles.

The University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (12-13, 9-9) credits strong shooting and a comeback mentality to the victory over SCU (6-19, 2-16). After pulling ahead early, the Drovers gave up the lead with seven minutes remaining in the first half and went...

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As the regular season wraps up for the Drover men’s basketball team (11-12, 8-8), senior Jahseth Lloyd said continuing to play hard until the end is the ultimate goal for the team.

“The season is going OK,” he said. “Everybody is playing hard and not giving up no matter what the situation is so I think toward the end of the season, we will have a winning record and be all right.”

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OKLAHOMA CITY – The University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (11-13, 8-9) was looking to sweep Oklahoma City, a team that is receiving votes nationally, but ultimately fell 81-64 on the road Thursday evening.

The Drovers got into foul trouble early, seeing three players with four fouls for most of the game and sending the Stars to the line 39 times.

Despite the fouls, the game was a back and forth battle for the majority of...

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CHICKASHA – Seeking revenge on Saturday, the John Brown Golden Eagles fought tough to secure an 88-76 win over the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma.

In early January, the Drovers (11-12, 8-8) defeated John Brown (17-9, 7-9) on the road, snapping the Golden Eagles’ 11-game winning streak with which they started the season.

Shavon Scott tied his career high of 28 points on Saturday with 9-for-17 from the field....

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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...

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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 three...