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UVU's Brandon Averette transfers to BYU for senior season

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Jun 12th - 7:11pm

Utah Valley point guard Brandon Averette will transfer to BYU for his senior season, the Cougars announced Friday evening.

How the world’s best dunker, Isaiah Rivera, jumped to the next level

Ty Bianucci,  |  Posted Apr 28th - 8:42am

Growing up helping his disabled younger siblings with SMA, Rivera learned to be disciplined in how he approached dunk training. Now he's dunking over Blake Griffin and winning competitions from Japan to Mexico City.

If high school senior athletes don't have a spring season, how can they be recruited?

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 1:34pm

Many high school seniors have worked their whole lives for another shot at a game, and some relied on their senior seasons to catch the eye of a college coach or recruiter, maybe even earn a scholarship. So what can they do with games canceled due to coronavirus?

Patrick Kinahan: UVU’s Mark Madsen can relate to reported spat between Mitchell and Gobert

Patrick Kinahan, Contributor  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 11:43am

Perhaps few are more qualified to address conflict between teammates in the NBA than former veteran player Mark Madsen.

Georgia Tech grad transfer Evan Cole to play final season at Utah Valley

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Apr 20th - 7:57am

The 6-foot-10, 226-pound center from Georgia Tech chose the Wolverines over offers from BYU, Boston College, Wichita State, Seton Hall and others.

Pine View product, Snow College freshman Trey Farrer transfers to UVU

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Apr 18th - 5:41pm

Snow College freshman Trey Farrer has signed with Utah Valley University for the 2020-21 season, the university announced this week in conjunction with the NCAA’s signing period.

BYU's Blaze Nield transfers to Utah Valley

Ty Bianucci,  |  Posted Apr 16th - 6:49pm

The guard felt UVU's pro-style of play matched more of his skill set.

Utah Valley softball, May-Johnson grapple with emotions of lost season

Ty Bianucci,  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 1:35pm

NCAA spring sport seasons were cut short, leaving raw emotions, logistical nightmares and unknowns in its wake.

BYU, Utah Valley sign local hoopsters Hall, McCord on signing day (+Transfer Tracker)

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Mar 13th - 7:26pm

For several local athletes, the day signaled a new beginning, the first day of the NCAA’s spring signing period that runs through Aug. 1.

All in-season sports, from Pac-12 to Mountain West to WAC to BYU put on hold for spring season

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Mar 12th - 11:26am

As sports leagues around the United States put themselves on hiatus over concerns surrounding COVID-19, the athletic departments of Utah’s universities are making their own accommodations to help combat the spread of the disease.

Utah Valley women's hoops upset by Seattle in WAC Tournament opener

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Mar 11th - 9:46pm

Jordan Holland had 13 points and four rebounds in what is likely the final game of her career, and the second-seeded Wolverines lost to No. 7 Seattle, 61-48 in a WAC tournament quarterfinal at Orleans Arena in Las Vegas.

Utah Valley women take highest-ever seed into WAC tournament in Las Vegas

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Mar 10th - 10:57pm

No. 2 UVU tips off Wednesday at 7 p.m. MT against No. 7 Seattle with its highest seed in women's basketball history.

UVU baseball's unfinished artificial turf field pushes home opener to BYU

Ty Bianucci,  |  Posted Mar 10th - 10:28am

UVU's new baseball field is not ready for Tuesday's slated home opener against Air Force, forcing the game to be played in Provo.

Sluggish UVU falls to UMKC 61-51 on senior night

Ty Bianucci,  |  Posted Mar 5th - 10:56pm

The University of Missouri Kansas City rode a hot wave of three consecutive wins into Orem and cruised to a 61-51 victory over an uninspired Utah Valley team Thursday night.

WAC cancels Utah Valley regular-season finale over coronavirus concerns

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Mar 4th - 1:23pm

In the opening week of conference tournaments around the country, and just 10 days away from Selection Sunday for the NCAA Tournament, one of the first cases of college basketball games being impacted by the spread of COVID-19, commonly referred to as the coronavirus, has been confirmed.

BYU baseball closes strong to hold off UVU, 5-4 in home opener

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Mar 4th - 9:01am

Austin Deming had two RBI and a run scored on two hits, and BYU allowed just one hit in the final eight innings to rally past crosstown rival Utah Valley, 6-5 in front of 1,640 fans in Tuesday night’s home opener at Larry H. Miller Park.

Utah Valley surging at the right time with 92-80 win over Grand Canyon

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 5:57pm

Brandon Averette had 23 points, Isaiah White added 15 points and seven rebounds, and Casdon Jardine supplied 14 points, five rebounds and three assists to help Utah Valley pull away for a 92-80 win Saturday afternoon over Grand Canyon in the UCCU Center.

Averette lifts Utah Valley over Cal State Bakersfield 72-58

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 12:11am

Brandon Averette made five 3-pointers and matched his season high with 20 points as Utah Valley topped Cal State Bakersfield 72-58 on Thursday night.

Top college baseball players to watch in the state of Utah

Brayden Ramsay,  |  Posted Feb 13th - 9:30am

Football season is over, basketball is midway through its season, and baseball is just around the corner as America’s pastime gets ready to take the diamond in 2020.