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The Student News Site of University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma

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Cejay Mann snatches the ball from CCC and looks to make a fast break play with his team.

Efficiency was Key in Close Game Against CCC

Matthew Yokum, Senior Writer February 23, 2024

After their short trip to face the Stars of Oklahoma City University (OCU) (9-17, 7-13 SAC), in which USAO fell in a close game by eight points (80-72). USAO’s men’s basketball (18-8, 13-7 SAC) came...

Crystal Ortiz and Lainey Morrow cheer on their team during a big moment against CCC.

USAO Doubled CCC’s Score with Ease

Matthew Yokum, Senior Writer February 23, 2024

USAO women’s basketball (17-9, 13-7 SAC) traveled to Oklahoma City University (OCU) Saturday Feb. 17, where they left a huge gap in the scoreboard, defeating the Stars by 38 points (94-56). The Drovers...

Logan Dolan celebrated after a crucial play against OCU earlier in the season.

Drovers Dominated JBU with a 23-Point Lead

Quentin Mantooth, Contributing Writer February 16, 2024

USAO’s men’s basketball team (18-7, 13-6 SAC) tipped-off against the John Brown University (JBU) Golden Eagles (13-11, 11-8 SAC) at the Drover Fieldhouse Thursday, Feb. 15. USAO suffered a tough loss...

Toni Fortune sees an open lane to drive towards the bucket in a home game against MACU earlier this month.

JBU Flies Higher to Extend Win Streak to 20

Gary Jackson, Sports Editor February 16, 2024

USAO women’s basketball team (16-9, 12-7 SAC) looked to break John Brown University’s (JBU) (22-3, 19-0 SAC) 19 game win streak.    The Drovers looked like they were shot out of a cannon starting...

Jaden Harrell shoots over the out-stretched hand of his defender.

Ten Drovers Earned a Three-Point Bucket Against MACU

Matthew Yokum, Senior Writer February 5, 2024

USAO men’s basketball team (16-6, 11-5 SAC) faced Mid-America Christian University (MACU) (16-6, 12-4 SAC) in a conference matchup that saw USAO hold homecourt advantage Saturday, Feb. 3. The Drovers...

Toni Fortune crossed up her UNT Dallas defender in a home game in January.

Controversial Calls Fall in MACU’s Favor

Holden Pate, Contributing Writer February 5, 2024

USAO’s women's basketball (15-7, 11-5 SAC) team broke their four-game win streak against Mid-America Christian University (MACU) (16-6, 10-6). As the Drovers played on Legends Day on their home court,...

Freshman Ryein Kennedy keeps the ball away from his Oklahoma Panhandle State University opponent during a home matchup.

Last Minute Play Gave USAO the Victory Over SCU

Preston Palm, Senior Writer February 2, 2024

USAO’s men’s basketball team (15-6, 10-5 SAC) was back in action last night as they faced off against conference opponent Southwestern Christian University (SCU). USAO came into last night’s contest...

Crystal Ortiz drove to the rim against a UNT Dallas defender Saturday, Jan. 27 at the Drover Fieldhouse.

Scoring Column Led by Ortiz with 19

Austin Jackson, Contributing Writer February 2, 2024

USAO women’s basketball team (14-6, 10-4 SAC) took on the Southwestern Christian University Eagles (SCU) (10-10, 6-8 SAC) Thursday, Feb. 1. The Drovers came into this game on a three-game win streak...

Rory Pantophlet went up for the slam while teammates looked on.

Pantophlet and Allen Score Big at Home

Matthew Yokum, Senior Writer January 28, 2024

USAO men’s basketball team (14-5, 9-4 SAC) faced the University of North Texas at Dallas Trailblazers (UNTD) (5-10, 4-8 SAC) Saturday, Jan. 27. The Drovers were looking for revenge after falling to...

Jordan Bloomfield steps back to shoot from behind the line in an earlier matchup this season.

Bloomfield Makes Her Mark from Behind the Arc

Matthew Yokum, Senior Writer January 28, 2024

USAO women’s basketball team (13-6, 9-4 SAC) faced the University of North Texas at Dallas (UNTD) (2-11, 2-11 SAC) Trailblazers Saturday, Jan. 27. In the game prior Thursday, Jan. 25, the Drovers played...

The Drovers rally together during a game in mid-January.

Drovers Slip Against SAGU with Eight-Point Loss

Gary Jackson, Sports Editor January 27, 2024

USAO men’s basketball team (13-6, 8-5 SAC) faced a tall task Thursday, Jan. 25, playing against Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU) (14-5, 10-3 SAC), which is the #25 ranked team in the...

Lainey Morrow made another basket against OCU, which put her closer to the 1,000-point milestone.

Morrow is 7th Player to Join 1,000-Point Club

Austin Jackson, Contributing Writer January 27, 2024

USAO women’s basketball team (13-6, 9-4 SAC) took on the Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU) (10-8, 7-6 SAC) Thursday, Jan 25. The Drovers were looking to get back into the win column after...

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