The USAO Drovers head into the opening round tournament with a 43-10 record on the season. The Drovers start opening round play as the 7th ranked team in the country and they are currently riding a 22 game win streak with their last loss coming back in mid-march. The Drovers went a perfect 3-0 during the Sooner Athletic Conference tournament as they would go onto win the tournament and clinch a spot in the opening round tournament.

The Drovers will go to Santa Barbara, California and be the No. 1 seed in the Santa Barbara bracket.