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WOMEN DEFEATED IN CHICKASHACHICKASHA, Okla. – The USAO Lady Drovers shot 56 percent in the second half to propel past the Northwestern Lady Rangers, 64-57, on Saturday night in Chickasha.


The game got off to a slow first half, with the Lady Drovers holding a lead from the tip off until Northwestern went ahead 18-16 with 2:31 to go. USAO closed the half with a 6-0 run to hold a 22-18 lead.


The Lady Drovers improved from its first half shooting by increasing it by 34 percent in the second half, while Northwestern upped its percentage from 20 percent to 47 percent.


For the game, NWOSU hit 34 percent from the floor. The Lady Rangers hit 6-of-21 three-point attempts and were 9-of-16 from the free throw line.


Autumn Klugh led four Rangers in double figures with 16 points, 12 of which came via the three-pointer. Audrey Richmond scored 13 followed by 12 points from Claudia Vazquez’ and 10 points from Rachel Wilczek. Keindra Scott had a game-high 12 rebounds.


USAO was led by Aita Gueye’s 16 points.


The Lady Rangers (10-13, 4-11) will next take on Oklahoma City University on the road on Thursday, Feb. 11 at Abe Lemons Arena in Oklahoma City.