Jake Toolson scored 20 points, Conner Toolson added 15 and Utah Valley led throughout the second half to defeat Long Beach State 87-72 Wednesday in the consolation final of the MGM Main Event's Middleweight bracket.
Jake Toolson scored 22 points with four 3-pointers, four other Utah Valley players scored in double figures and the Wolverines beat Division II Westminster (Utah) 96-71 in their season opener for their 15th straight home win Tuesday night.
With his wife Lee Anne sitting near his right hand (at the explicit direction of outgoing Utah Valley President Matt Holland), Mark Pope signed a six-year contract extension Thursday with the Wolverines.
The Utah State Board of Regents on Friday approved an agreement between Utah Valley University and Real Salt Lake Youth Academy Foundation to develop a youth soccer training facility at UVU's Vineyard campus.
UVU found itself in a deep hole midway through the second half but a 23-4 run had the Wolverines thinking comeback but it fell just short as USF advanced in the CBI with a 78-73 win to end UVU's season.