Sean Walker, KSL.com | Updated Jan 14th - 12:56pm
WAC commissioner Jeff Hurd made the announcement at NRG Stadium in Houston, where he formally unveiled four Texas schools — Abilene Christian, Lamar, Sam Houston State and Stephen F. Austin — as well as Southern Utah, which will join the conference on July 1, 2022.
Fardaws Aimaq poured in 23 points and 16 rebounds, and Evan Cole added 14 points, 11 rebounds and four assists to help the Wolverines double the overall win total with a second consecutive win over Cal Baptist, opening Western Athletic Conference play with an unblemished 2-0 record.
J.J. Overton had 18 points, eight rebounds and three assists, and Fardaws Aimaq added 12 points and 14 rebounds to help Utah Valley roll to a 77-50 win Friday night over Cal Baptist to open Western Athletic Conference play.
Jaiwa had 14 points and three assists, Cody Carlson added 10 points and nine rebounds, and Weber State shot 52% from the field in the second half to pull away for a 70-62 win over in-state rival Utah Valley in a nonconference finale for both teams Saturday at the Dee Events Center.
Aimaq's 20 rebounds set a school record at Utah Valley, which was tied 85-85 with 1:44 to play before Wyoming scored a layup, made a stop, and then knocked down a three to take a 90-85 lead with 45 seconds left.
Sean Walker, KSL.com | Updated Nov 28th - 10:23pm
Alex Barcello had 20 points, six rebounds and three assists, and Matt Haarms added 10 points on 4-of-5 shooting in his BYU debut to help the Cougars to their third-straight win, 82-60 Saturday night over crosstown rival Utah Valley in the Marriott Center.
Fardaws Aimaq recorded a 24-point, 18-rebound double-double in his Utah Valley debut to lead the Wolverines to a 100-75 win over Adams State in the team's season opener on Thanksgiving Day at the UCCU Center. Trey Woodbury and Jamison Overton each tallied career highs with 22 points apiece.
The Wolverines will tip off the 2020-21 season against Stanford, Madsen's alma mater, inside a spectator-less Maples Pavilion that Madsen helped turn into a Pac-12 contender before a decadelong career in the NBA.
With 16 newcomers from last year’s squad that went 11-19 and 5-10 in Western Athletic Conference play, the Wolverines face a near-total revamp in the former Lakers center’s second season as a collegiate head coach.