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College basketball to start Nov. 25 in 1st season since coronavirus shut down NCAA Tournament

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Sep 16th - 5:33pm

With college football back in the most unusual of seasons, college basketball is looking for ways to start its own season during the coronavirus pandemic.

After 'fighting like hell,' Big Sky, WAC, WCC fall sports yield to COVID-19 pandemic

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Aug 13th - 2:56pm

In near-concurrent announcements Thursday morning, the Big Sky, Western Athletic and West Coast conferences suspended the fall sports calendar, pushing sports like women's soccer, volleyball and cross-country to the the 2021 calendar year due to the coronavirus pandemic.

ATV joyride on UVU baseball field causes extensive damage to new field turf

Ty Bianucci, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jul 21st - 9:42am

Utah Valley baseball’s freshly installed artificial turf field has yet to see any action. Now, it’s going to need extensive repairs before that day comes.

'Kind of unorthodox,' BYU freshman Haven Empey named Gatorade POY after leading American Fork to 6A title

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 25th - 9:42am

Last week, Empey was reminded that she should’ve been in high school, when she was named the Gatorade Utah girls soccer player of the year for the 2019-20 school year.

UVU's Brandon Averette transfers to BYU for senior season

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  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, KSL.com  |  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, KSL.com  |  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, KSL.com 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, KSL.com  |  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, KSL.com  |  Updated Apr 18th - 8:34pm

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, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 16th - 6:49pm

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

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

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Apr 15th - 9:35pm

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.

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

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

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

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

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Mar 12th - 3:52pm

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, KSL.com  |  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, KSL.com  |  Updated Mar 11th - 6:47am

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, KSL.com  |  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, KSL.com  |  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, KSL.com  |  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.