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

The Bronchos defeated USAO 78-55 on Tuesday night at the USAO Fieldhouse.

Junior Brenda Portillo was USAO’s leading scorer during the game, putting up 17 points off a combination of field goals, three-point shots and free throws. Annitra Walls put up an additional 14 in the Lady Drover loss.

The Drovers fall to 2-5 in the season. They will take on John Brown University at 6 p.m. Dec. 5 at the USAO Fieldhouse, opening conference play.