UASO wins by 37 points

After enduring a 92-53 drubbing by No. 6 College of the Ozarks at home, the Tabor College women didn’t find much healing on the road, losing Nov. 4 to the Univer­sity of Arts & Sciences of Okla­homa in Chickasaw, 72-35.

The Bluejays (0-2) won the first quarter, 11-6, with a 7-point contribution from Taylor Deniston. Tabor expanded the lead to 13-5 when Amber Bonham hit two free throws with 8:40 left in the second period. UASO took the lead at 19-17 with 1:17 left, but Deniston hit another pair of free throws for a 19-19 tie at intermission.

As in Tabor’s season opener, the third quarter proved to be a negative turning point. By the end of it, the Bluejays were trailing 45-31. UASO continued its march to the finish with a 27-5 edge in the fourth quarter.

Deniston led Tabor with 13 points. As a team, Tabor shot 23.4 percent (11-47) for the game while the Drovers were shooting 45.5 (30-66). UASO held a 48-29 edge in rebounding.