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.
Even with the great performance by OCU, the Drovers held the lead to three with 17:41 remaining in the first half and had the game tied once during the first half.
The Drovers were led by Paige Pulliam, who grabbed 17 points, and Rashelle Carr scored 14. Amber Chaney was responsible for 10 points, rounding out the Drovers’ three players in double figures on the game.
Pulliam and Carr also led the team in rebounds with five and six respectfully on the evening to pace the Drovers.
The next game for the Drovers is at home against Southwestern Christian with tip off being at 3 p.m. on Saturday. It will be Alumni Day, and all OCW, OCLA and USAO alumni will enjoy free admission to the game.
The Drovers will then be at home a few nights later for Senior Night against Texas Wesleyan on Tuesday. Tip off is scheduled for 6 p.m.