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Toolson, Ogbe propel Utah Valley to 1st win in Bakersfield under Mark Pope

Kyle McDonald, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 10:34pm

Conner Toolson and Kenneth Ogbe hit nine of UVU's 12 3-pointers to help Utah Valley beat Cal State Bakersfield in the Icardo Center for the first time in the Mark Pope era.

Toolson, Utah Valley avoid letdown with win over Rio Grande Valley

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 10:47pm

Just 48 hours after dispatching league-leading New Mexico State, Jake Toolson totaled a team-high 16 points with eight rebounds and three assists to lead the Wolverines to an 84-72 win Saturday night over UT Rio Grande Valley in the UCCU Center.

Utah Valley knocks off New Mexico State, handing Aggies first WAC loss of season

Kyle McDonald, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Feb 15th - 11:26pm

The UVU men's basketball team played a near perfect game and knocked off league-leading New Mexico State at the UCCU Center on Thursday night.

Examining each in-state Division I basketball team’s NCAA Tournament resume

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 15th - 10:15am

With two-three weeks left in the regular season for each Division I college basketball team in Utah, it’s the stretch run for the Cougars, Utes, Aggies, Wolverines, Wildcats and Thunderbirds.

Giles, Robinson lead UMKC past Utah Valley 77-70

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 10th - 8:27pm

Jordan Giles scored 23 points, Broderick Robinson had 17 points and a season-high 11 rebounds and Missouri-Kansas City beat Utah Valley 77-70 on Saturday night.

Utah Valley pummels Chicago State 97-57

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 8th - 9:07pm

Kenneth Ogbe and Conner Toolson each scored 18 points with four 3-pointers and Utah Valley never trailed in its 97-57 defeat of Chicago State on Thursday night.

Gittens' late FTs lift Seattle past Utah Valley 55-54

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 3rd - 10:32pm

Richaud Gittens made a pair of free throws with 16 seconds left to give Seattle a 55-54 victory over Utah Valley on Saturday night.

UVU grapplers knock off Big 12 power Oklahoma in dramatic fashion

Kyle McDonald, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Feb 3rd - 9:06am

It came down to the final match and UVU 141-pounder Matt Findlay came through in sudden death to help UVU knock off traditional Big 12 power Oklahoma by criteria on Friday night in Orem.

Basketball coaches, part-time sandwich artists team up for cancer fundraiser

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jan 30th - 7:56pm

When the former dynamic BYU coaching duo reunited Tuesday afternoon on University Parkway in Orem, it wasn’t just to discuss ball screens and pick-and-rolls.

Defensive effort lifts Utah Valley over Grand Canyon for 1st time in Pope era

Kyle McDonald, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Jan 27th - 6:53pm

Conner Toolson and the Utah Valley defense forced 16 Grand Canyon turnovers and held the Lopes to just 37 percent shooting in an impressive 68-56 win.

New Mexico State brings UVU back to earth in blowout win

Kyle McDonald, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Jan 20th - 8:19pm

WAC Player of the Year candidate Zach Lofton and the New Mexico State Aggies showed why they are the kings of the Western Athletic Conference with a dominating 86-57 win over Utah Valley Saturday afternoon in the Pan Am Center in Las Cruces.

Toolson's 23 lifts Utah Valley by Rio Grande Valley to stay perfect in WAC

KSL.com  |  Posted   Jan 18th - 9:29pm

Conner Toolson scored a season-high 23 points with three steals, and Utah Valley moved to 4-0 in Western Athletic Conference play with an 84-76 win Thursday night at UT Rio Grande Valley.

7-game win streak has Utah Valley basketball dreaming

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jan 15th - 7:04pm

By the own admission of players, coaches and staff members, the Utah Valley men’s basketball team didn’t have the best start to the 2017-18 college basketball season. But here’s the thing about college hoops: seasons progress, teams cha

Manyang, Utah Valley too much for Chicago State 83-58

Kyle McDonald, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Jan 13th - 11:01pm

Akolda Manyang had 22 points, nine rebounds and six blocks to help Utah Valley win its seventh in a row with an 83-58 win over Chicago State on Saturday night.

Utah Valley hits 13 3s in 95-59 rout of UMKC

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jan 11th - 9:43pm

Kenneth Ogbe scored 18 points with four 3-pointers and Utah Valley pulled away early in its 95-59 rout of UMKC on Thursday night to win its sixth straight.

Second-half spurt propels UVU to win over Bakersfield in WAC opener

Kyle McDonald, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Jan 6th - 11:25pm

UVU used a dominating second half to knock off defending WAC regular season champion Cal State Bakersfield 75-42 Saturday night in the UCCU Center.

Utah Valley makes 30 FTs, beats Cal State Fullerton 87-78

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Dec 30th - 8:35pm

Kenneth Ogbe scored 23 points including a key 3-pointer and Utah Valley beat Cal State Fullerton 87-78 on Saturday night.

Randolph, Toolson help Utah Valley hold off UC Riverside

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Dec 28th - 10:03pm

Brandon Randolph and Conner Toolson scored 20 points apiece as Utah Valley sprinted to an early lead and then held off UC Riverside for a 90-82 win on Thursday night.

Manyang has 21 and 10, Utah Valley tops Sam Houston St.

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Dec 22nd - 2:13pm

Akolda Manyang had his fourth double-double of the season and Brandon Randolph Kenneth scored 14 points with eight assists to help Utah Valley hold on for a 75-64 win over Sam Houston State on Friday.

Utah Valley's starters all in double figures in 84-56 win

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Dec 20th - 9:19pm

Kenneth Ogbe had 17 points and Utah Valley's starters all scored in double figures in an 84-56 victory over Montana Tech on Wednesday night.