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'Second-chance U.' fits just fine for Utah Valley coach Mark Pope

Jeremiah Jensen  |  Posted  Nov 28th - 12:20am

Utah Valley coach Mark Pope likes to call his place “Second-chance U.” It’s hard to argue with the results, though.

Isaac Neilson returns to Provo to lead Utah Valley to first-ever win over BYU

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Nov 26th - 7:39pm

Isaac Neilson scored a career-high 26 points, and former Lone Peak standout Conner Toolson added 21 points to lead the Utah Valley men’s basketball team to its first-ever win at BYU, 114-101 on Saturday afternoon in the Marriott Center.

Toolson, Neilson help UVU overcome slow start to win home opener

Kyle McDonald, Contributor  |  Posted  Nov 17th - 12:19am

Connor Toolson scored 16 of team-high 23 points in the second half and Isaac Neilson recorded his first-ever double-double with 14 points and 12 rebounds to help UVU win its home opener 82-73 over Idaho State.

Cosmo, other mascots describe life inside the suit

Liesl Nielsen  |  Posted  Nov 15th - 12:51pm

Ever wondered what it's like to be a mascot? Cosmo and mascot coordinators across the state give us an inside look at life inside the suit.

A day of upsets at WAC men's soccer tourney as top seeds falter

Kyle McDonald, Contributor  |  Posted  Nov 12th - 12:51pm

It wasn't a pleasant day for top seeds UVU and Seattle at the WAC Tournament Friday. Air Force upset Seattle and UNLV upset 23rd-ranked UVU in the nightcap.

Melson helps No. 14 Gonzaga beat Utah Valley 92-69

Nicholas K. Geranios, Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 11th - 10:10pm

Gonzaga center Przemek Karnowski missed almost all last season with a back injury, but he showed few signs of rust as he scored 14 points in the 14th-ranked Bulldogs' 92-69 victory over Utah Valley on Friday night.

Poll: Who is your favorite men’s college basketball star that played in Utah?

Xoel Cardenas  |  Posted  Nov 11th - 10:00am

Many great players have played college basketball in Utah. For this poll, we’re asking you to pick who is your favorite men's basketball player who played collegiately in Utah.

UVU hopes to add more hardware to impressive 2016 resume

Kyle McDonald, Contributor  |  Posted  Nov 11th - 7:45am

The UVU men's soccer team has already won the WAC regular season title and earned the top seed. Now they are looking to add more hardware to their resume as the WAC tournament gets under way.

UVU travels to 13th-ranked Gonzaga for season opener

Kyle McDonald, Contributor  |  Posted  Nov 10th - 7:43pm

The Utah Valley men's basketball team travels to powerhouse and 13th-ranked Gonzaga to open the 2016-17 season.

Randolph's triple-double leads UVU to 113-87 win in final exhibition game

Kyle McDonald, Contributor  |  Posted  Nov 7th - 11:50pm

Brandon Randolph hasn't played competitive basketball in 19 months, but he put on a show in a 113-87 UVU win on Monday night. Randolph recorded a triple-double with game-high 20 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists.

19th-ranked UVU wins WAC regular season title on final day

Kyle McDonald, Contributor  |  Posted  Nov 5th - 11:41pm

The 19th-ranked UVU men's soccer team has been an NCAA Division I program for all of three years, but on Saturday it won its first conference title and earned the top-seed in next weekend's conference tournament.

No. 21 Utah Valley wins 8th straight, finds itself atop WAC standings

Kyle McDonald, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 29th - 11:21pm

On a senior night, the Utah Valley University men's soccer team picked up a 2-1 over UNLV at Clyde Field and now sits atop the WAC standings with one match left to play.

With bounty of transfers, UVU men's basketball looking to shock the world

Kyle McDonald, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 10th - 5:36pm

Despite losing all of its leading scorers from 2016-17, the UVU men's basketball team is looking to shock the world as it begins its second season under head coach Mark Pope.

Utah Valley men's soccer returns home to 3-0 win over Bakersfield

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Oct 6th - 11:07pm

After three straight road matches, including losses at Sacramento State and Seattle that knocked them out of the NSCAA top 25, Utah Valley men’s soccer returned to Clyde Field with a 3-0 win over Cal State Bakersfield on Thursday night.

Wolverines win home opener in dramatic fashion

Kyle McDonald, Contributor  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 5:58am

The UVU men's soccer team kicked off its third season of competition with a dramatic 2-1 win over 24th-ranked Washington Friday night at Clyde Field.

Runnin' Ute guard Kenneth Ogbe to transfer, likely to UVU

Robert Jackson  |  Posted  Jul 8th - 6:08pm

Reports are surfacing that Utah basketball guard Kenneth Ogbe has expressed his intention to transfer from the program, becoming the seventh player to transfer in the last year. Ogbe only played in five games last season due to injury.

An unprecedented start for UVU men's soccer

Kyle McDonald, Contributor  |  Posted  Jun 27th - 11:04am

The UVU mens soccer team has won 23 games in just two seasons, earned an at-large berth to the NCAA tournament and the school's first-ever top 25 ranking in any sport. It also had the 12th-ranked recruiting class in 2016.

Utah Valley University breaks ground on basketball practice facility

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jun 22nd - 5:25pm

UVU broke ground Wednesday morning on the NUVI Basketball Center, a 14,500-square foot building that will serve the men’s and women’s squads as a practice facility and full-time basketball center.

NCAA appearances highlight historic year for UVU athletics

Kyle McDonald, Contributor  |  Posted  Jun 15th - 8:21am

2015-16 was a historical school year for UVU athletics with four conference championships, three first-ever trips to the NCAA Tournament and two All-Americans.

BYU's Rucker, Lund lead local prospects on MLB draft's final day

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jun 11th - 4:06pm

BYU right-hander Michael Rucker led a flurry of local prospects selected on the final day of the Major League Baseball draft with his 11th round selection Saturday.