In honor of the start of the Major League Baseball season, here are a couple of our favorite highlights from the diamond from the weekend’s college games, plus some of the craziest moments from WrestleMania 32 in Arlington, Texas.
Former Lone Peak standout Conner Toolson poured in 28 points, including five 3-pointers, to lift No. 13 Salt Lake Community College to a 74-64 win over No. 7 Hutchinson Community College in the junior college national title game.
Moriah Mack totaled 14 points and six rebounds, and New Mexico State held Utah Valley scoreless from the field during a 12-2 opening quarter to lead the Aggies to a 58-44 win in the WAC tournament semifinals Friday at Orleans Arena.
Martez Harrison scored 16 of his game-high 24 points in the second half as Missouri-Kansas City overcame a double-digit halftime deficit and rallied past the fourth-seeded Wolverines, 80-78, in a stunning comeback Thursday at Orleans Arena.
Sam Loggins scored 10 of her team-high 14 points in the third quarter to help Utah Valley top Missouri-Kansas City 61-53 for its first-ever Western Athletic Conference tournament victory Wednesday at Orleans Arena.
Kyle Spencer, KSL.com Contributor | Posted Mar 5th - 6:46pm
In a physical game featuring the top two scoring offenses in the WAC, a total of 55 fouls were called leading to 68 free throws. Grand Canyon withstood a late Utah Valley charge to spoil Senior Day and hold on for an 86-79 win Saturday afternoon.
Utah Valley is 12-15 and 6-6 in WAC play under first-year head coach Mark Pope. With the former BYU assistant on the mic, the Wolverines pulled off a pair of thrilling wins, and offered a unique locker room celebration.
Utah Valley is getting a mythical national champion. Former Lone Peak wing Conner Toolson, who currently plays at Salt Lake Community College, committed to new coach Mark Pope and the Wolverines on Friday night.
Jaden Jackson scored 17 of his career-high 31 points in the first half, and Ivory Young finished with a career-best 17 points as Utah Valley used a hot-shooting start to beat Texas-Rio Grande Valley 98-65 Saturday night.
Pascal Siakam finished with 20 points, 11 rebounds and four blocked shots to lead New Mexico State to a 78-66 win over Utah Valley on Thursday night in the Western Athletic Conference opener for both teams.