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CHICKASHA– The Drovers despite having five players scoring in double digits ended with an 80-62 loss at the hands of Langston University on Saturday evening.

The University of Science & Arts of Oklahoma (1-2 was led by true freshman Kylie Parker, who had 15 points and on the strength of 4-for-14 shooting. Three of those shots came from behind the three-point line.

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CHICKASHA– A offensive second half performance earned the Drover women’s basketball team their first win of the 2013-14 season in a 67-65 decision on Tuesday evening at Bacone College.

The University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma (1-1) went into the second half down by five points, but after the break, USAO came out on a shooting tear to put the Drovers in the driver’s seat the entire half. Even with the scoring output, the Drovers...

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CHICKASHA – Looking ahead into her second season with the Drovers, head coach Jennifer Hayden said the women’s basketball team’s goal each game is simple: put themselves in a position to win.

The Drovers have two contests under their belts, and Hayden saw great improvement from the beginning of the first to the end of the second.

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BETHANY– The women entered their opening weekend trying to start the season off on the right foot playing at Southwestern Christian Classic on Friday and Saturday afternoons.

The Drovers (0-1) took a 73-45 advantage in a Saturday afternoon exhibition match against Rhema Bible College after dropping the 2013-14 season opener against Friends University with a final of 67-39.

In the exhibition matchup, the Drovers had two members...

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CHICKASHA – Head Coach Jennifer Hayden is expecting big things out of her young team in her second season with the Drover women’s basketball team.

“We are looking forward to a good season. We have four returning seniors and several new faces,” Hayden said. “We want to be competitive and put ourselves in a position to win games.”

The Drovers are returning just one starting player from last year who will see time on...

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CHICKASHA – In addition to its fair share on NAIA competitions, the USAO women’s basketball team will face a high-profile program — NCAA Division I Oral Roberts University.

The game will be an exhibition for the Drovers and will be their third contest of the season. Tip off is scheduled for noon Nov. 8 at ORU’s Mabee Center in Tulsa.

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CHICKASHA – As the air grows colder in Chickasha, residents know fall means one thing: Drover basketball.
 
Each year, crowds flock to the USAO Fieldhouse for USAO’s annual basketball pep rally, Drover Madness. The event promises to give fans the opportunity to meet the basketball teams while enjoying one of the most popular campus events of the year.

Madness is set for 6:30 p.m. Oct. 28 at the USAO Fieldhouse. The...

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CHICKASHA – The University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma women’s basketball team was picked to come in eighth in the Sooner Athletic Conference, according to the preseason coaches’ poll released this week.

“We are looking forward to the upcoming season,” Head Coach Jennifer Hayden said. “The SAC is one of the toughest conferences in the country so every game is a battle no matter where you are in the rankings.” 
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CHICKASHA – Home athletic events at the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma will become more accessible to parents and out-of-town fans this year as the Drovers will host live stream video of home games, USAO sports information office and the athletic department announced Wednesday.

Games will have live video streaming in real time along with live stats, a convenience USAO added in 2010. To see both, click on the “Live Stats...

McPherson and campers

CHICKASHA – For the 27th straight year, the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma will be hosting a youth summer basketball camp aimed at local and area children ages 6-16.

Hosted and directed by Brisco McPherson, USAO head men’s basketball coach and athletic director, the camp helps attendees hone basketball skills, such as shooting and teamwork.