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

Kyle McDonald, 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,  |  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, 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,  |  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, 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, 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  |  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,  |  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, 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, 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.

Drammeh scores 20, including late 3; Hawaii tops Utah Valley

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Dec 17th - 10:46pm

Sheriff Drammeh finished with a career-high 20 points, including the go-ahead 3-pointer with 38 seconds to go to help Hawaii slip past Utah Valley 70-69 on Sunday night.

Ahmad scores 34 as CS Fullerton cools off Utah Valley 91-83

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

Khalil Ahmad ripped the nets for a career-high 34 points, burying 6 of 10 tries from 3-point range, and Cal State Fullerton held off Utah Valley 91-83 on Saturday night.