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Utah Valley comes up short against CSU Bakersfield

Kyle Spencer, Contributor  |  Posted  Jan 31st - 7:42pm

Ivory "Trey" Young's career highs of six 3-pointers and 27 points weren't enough for Utah Valley to overcome one of the WAC's best teams in CSU Bakersfield Saturday night.

Former Lone Peak standout Toolson commits to Utah Valley

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jan 29th - 8:40pm

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.

Utah Valley turns back Missouri-Kansas City 90-79

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 11:40pm

Konner Frey scored 23 points and Jaden Jackson and Marcel Davis had 18 apiece to lead Utah Valley to a 90-79 win over Missouri-Kansas City on Thursday night.

Fast start propels Utah Valley past Texas-Rio Grande Valley

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 9th - 9:20pm

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.

Siakam leads New Mexico State to 78-66 win over Utah Valley

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 7th - 9:30pm

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.

Davis, Jackson take on burden of leadership for young Wolverines

Kyle Spencer, Contributor  |  Posted  Jan 4th - 9:31pm

Utah Valley senior guards Marcel Davis and Jaden Jackson started playing together at age 12 and have developed trust in one another from their days as members of the Utah Avalanche. This season, they lead a Wolverines team improving week by week.

Top 5 moments in UVU sports in 2015

Kyle Spencer, Contributor  |  Posted  Dec 30th - 6:32pm

Since formally transitioning to the WAC in July 2013, Utah Valley has never quite enjoyed the level of success its athletes experienced this year.

No. 16 Louisville beats Utah Valley 98-68

Josh Abner, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 23rd - 8:50pm

Louisville guard Trey Lewis said it can be difficult to maintain focus for a full game when holding a big lead against an outclassed opponent, like in the 16th-ranked Cardinals' 98-68 victory over Utah Valley on Wednesday night.

Meeting with former coach awaits Utah Valley's Mark Pope

Kyle Spencer, Contributor  |  Posted  Dec 23rd - 2:55pm

Utah Valley coach Mark Pope says much of his coaching DNA comes from what he learned while playing for Kentucky under coach Rick Pitino. On Wednesday, the two will meet for the first time as opposing coaches.

Frey scores 19 points, Utah Valley beats Idaho State 100-76

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 12th - 9:20pm

Konner Frey scored 19 points and led six players in double figures as Utah Valley beat Idaho State 100-76 on Saturday night.

Utah Valley comes back to beat Weber State in double OT

Kyle Spencer, Contributor  |  Posted  Dec 9th - 11:21pm

Utah Valley came up with its biggest win of the Mark Pope era as it held on to beat Weber State in a thriller, 84-81, after two overtimes.

Frey's dealings with adversity shape him into pivotal player for Utah Valley

Kyle Spencer, Contributor  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 8:00am

Utah Valley leading scorer Konner Frey's path to shining at the Division I level was filled with challenges. Now, he's carrying the load for an inexperienced team hoping to lay a foundation for future success.

Utah Valley fails to close out game, loses to Southern Utah

Kyle Spencer, Contributor  |  Posted  Dec 5th - 10:51pm

Despite leading the majority of the night, the Wolverines again struggled down the stretch and lost their fourth in row, 68-54, to Southern Utah Saturday night.

One month into UVU's slow start, Pope enjoying first taste as a head coach

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Dec 3rd - 7:10pm

Mark Pope's first month on the job as head coach at Utah Valley University hasn't gone exactly as planned. But he couldn't be more proud of the players he's been dealt through a myriad of injuries, illnesses and transfer suspension

Wolverines drop third straight after faltering late

Kyle Spencer, Contributor  |  Posted  Dec 1st - 10:30pm

Utah Valley, employing a lineup of mostly inexperienced players at the Division I level due to injuries and transfers yet to become eligible, fell to 2-5 Tuesday night with a 76-72 loss to Montana State.

Utah State rolls past Utah Valley 81-55

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 24th - 9:40pm

Chris Smith scored 17 points and Lew Evans added 15 with a career-high 14 rebounds and Utah State cruised to an 81-55 win over Utah Valley on Tuesday night.

Jackson, Utah Valley beat Antelope Valley 104-60

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 20th - 10:50pm

Jaden Jackson had 17 of his 21 points and all three of his 3-pointers in the first half to help Utah Valley coast to a 104-60 win over NAIA Antelope Valley.

Utah Valley falls to SMU in program's first NCAA tourney match

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Nov 19th - 9:49pm

Utah Valley's first foray into the NCAA men's soccer tournament came to an end Thursday night. Brenden Lee had a goal and an assist to help host SMU to a 2-0 win over the Wolverines at Westcott Field in Dallas.

Denver clips Utah Valley, 75-62

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Nov 18th - 9:20pm

Marcus Byrd scored 14 points on 5-of-11 shooting to help Denver beat Utah Valley 75-62 on Wednesday night.

Former FC Dallas academy star helps Utah Valley to historic NCAA tourney bid

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Nov 18th - 9:39am

Aaron Meyer wasn't with his teammates when he heard about Utah Valley's first-ever entry into the NCAA men's soccer tournament Monday. But it didn't take him long to find out the news: the Wolverines were NCAA tourney-bound.