Both Drover basketball teams were defeated by John Brown University on Saturday night at the USAO Fieldhouse in USAO conference opener.

The Lady Drovers’ fall in their home opener against the NCAA Division II No. 12 University of Central Oklahoma.

Coach Laci Tompkins has high hopes for her basketball team at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma as the season opener nears.

Sooner Athletic Conference preseason polls are out and both Drover men’s and women’s basketball teams are ranked 10th.

Leaves are beginning to change into vibrant colors. The birds have started south. Fall is in the air. It’s time again for Drover Basketball.

At the University of Science and Arts, Laci Tompkins has held the titles of head softball coach, assistant women's basketball coach, graduate assistant, softball player and basketball player, as well as graduate. She now holds a new title at her alma mater -- women's head basketball coach.