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CHICKASHA – Drover seniors Paige Pulliam and Rashelle Carr were named All-Conference Honorable Mention for the 2013-14 season, the Sooner Athletic Conference released on Monday.

“We are happy for Rashelle and Paige,” Head Coach Jennifer Hayden said. “It is a nice honor for them.”

The players will be honored with their awards before their first SAC Tournament game at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Oklahoma Baptist.

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CHICKASHA – The ninth-seeded Drovers are scheduled to take on the eighth-seeded Southwestern Christian Eagles in the play in game of the Sooner Athletic Conference tournament at 2 p.m. Wednesday.

"Southwestern Christian is a good match up for us," Head Coach Jennifer Hayden said. "We are similar in many areas, so it will be a good game."

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

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CHICKASHA – The final buzzer of the regular season has sounded for the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma women’s basketball team.

It was a tough night for the Drovers (5-18, 4-16), who have played in three other games since last Thursday. The No. 22 Wayland Baptist Flying Queens took the game with a final of 96-44.

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CHICKASHA – The Drovers struggled to get a rhythm on Tuesday evening in their Senior Night game against Texas Wesleyan.

It was USAO’s last home game of the season, Senior Night, and the Drovers honored their four seniors: Brittany Elkins, Rashelle Carr, Amber Chaney and Paige Pulliam.

In Tuesday’s game, the Lady Rams (14-14, 9-10) topped the Drovers (5-17, 4-15) with a final of 98-40.

Both Chaney and...

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CHICKASHA – The Southwestern Christian Eagles overcame an early deficit to pull ahead of the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma in Saturday afternoon’s conference match up.

It was the tale of two halves for the Drovers (5-16, 4-14), who led by as much as 10 points early and had the 37-33 advantage going into halftime. But the Lady Eagles (9-17, 7-11) came out strong after the break to claim their first — and final — lead of the...

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OKLAHOMA CITY – The first half was a good half for the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (5-15, 4-13), but a hot shooting No. 6 Oklahoma City University (18-3,  led to the 102-61 with for the Stars.

In the first half of action, the Drovers shot an impressive 48 percent to go into the locker room down by nine to the highly-ranked team. The Stars, however, heated up in the final 20 minutes to lengthen their lead.

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CHICKASHA – Another Sooner Athletic Conference match was kept close on Saturday afternoon before No. 16 John Brown pulled ahead of the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma to win it 60-46.

In a game that saw the Drovers (5-14, 4-12) either leading or within one possession for the first 35 minutes, it wasn’t until the final few minutes when the Golden Eagles (20-5, 12-4) pulled ahead.

USAO led for the first 10 minutes of...

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CHICKASHA – The big theme for the night was getting to the free throw line for the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma and led to another Drover victory on Thursday night in Shawnee.

With a 15-for-21 performance, the Drovers (5-13, 4-11) grab the season sweep of Saint Gregory’s University.

The big sword in the side of the Cavaliers was Paige Pulliam, who led the team with 21 points after going 10-for-11 at the charity...

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CHICKASHA – A short bench has yet to come in to play for the Drover women’s basketball team this season. Even with eight active players, the Drovers fail to lose intensity during games.

When Brooke Worcester was injured and had to miss two games, the team battled with seven athletes against top opponents. The key, said senior Rashelle Carr, is working as a single unit.

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CHICKASHA – The Drover women battled a hard 40 minutes against No. 4 Oklahoma Baptist before ultimately falling with a final score of 78-60 on Monday night.

The Lady Bison (21-3, 13-1) netted 17 offensive rebounds to help lead them to the win over the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (4-13, 3-11).

The Drovers kept the game close for the first five minutes, but once the Bison women got a hold of the lead,...