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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.