CHICKASHA – A strong first half just wasn’t enough for the Drovers to overcome the No. 25 John Brown Eagles on Tuesday night at the USAO Fieldhouse.



Earlier the evening of the game, the NAIA released the newest Top 25 poll, seeing the Drovers (8-3, 1-2) jump to No. 9 and John Brown (13-3, 2-0) break into the Top 25....

CHICKASHA – Thursday night was a special one on the newly-named Brisco McPherson Basketball Court as McPherson himself celebrated his 300th career win as a head coach after his team went on to defeat the No. 9 Rogers State Hillcats.



“(When I got here) I didn’t know if I’d even win three games,” McPherson said after the...

CHICKASHA – With a stunning 7-1 run to open the season, the Drover men’s basketball team finds itself nationally ranked for the first time in years.



The Drovers jumped from unranked in the preseason to their current spot at 14 in the latest NAIA poll, which was released Tuesday evening.



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CHICKASHA – The Drovers continue their home success on Saturday afternoon, defeating Northwood University 77-64.



The Drovers (7-1) have not lost yet at home. Their only loss was in overtime against No. 17 Texas Wesleyan.



On Saturday, the Drovers scored within the first minute and held the lead...

CHICKASHA – The Drovers secured a 4-0 start of the season with a three-point victory over NCAA Division II Oklahoma Christian on Saturday night at the USAO Fieldhouse.



The Drovers came out strong, immediately putting themselves in the lead. They held the lead, which got up to as much as nine points, until just two...

CHICKASHA – USAO’s Athletic Hall of Fame more than doubled on Saturday as USAO inducted the entire 2002 NAIA Men’s Basketball National Championship team into its Athletic Hall of Fame.



“For me, it was important for the whole team because it’s always going to be a team effort,” said Brisco McPherson, head coach and...

CHICKASHA – The Drovers grabbed another convincing win on Saturday afternoon as they defeated Langston University 81-63.



Struggling to really find their stride until the second half, the Drovers went into halftime 34-33, despite shooting more than 45 percent from the field.



But it was the strong...

CHICKASHA – The Drover men started off the season with a bang, easily running over NCAA Division II Northwestern Oklahoma State 70-42 in USAO’s homecoming game.



Striking first, the Drovers never lost the lead and were up by as much as 26 points by halftime. Staying strong in the second half, the Drovers secured the win...

CHICKASHA – Coaching, Chicago and community. These three words represent the cornerstones of Robert Smith’s hugely successful career.

 

The 1996 USAO graduate achieved a milestone this past spring when he became the winningest high school coach in Illinois history, compiling a career record of 230-37 at Simeon High...

CHICKASHA – With three key starters and two big scorers off the bench coming back for a senior year, the Drovers are in good shape for a strong 2012-13 season.



Head Coach Brisco McPherson said he thinks this year’s team will come in with strong athleticism, coupled with the benefit that there are seven seniors and five...

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