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Utah Valley inks hoops coach Mark Pope to 6-year contract extension

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 7th - 4:43pm

With his wife Lee Anne sitting near his right hand (at the explicit direction of outgoing Utah Valley President Matt Holland), Mark Pope signed a six-year contract extension Thursday with the Wolverines.

UVU, RSL Youth Academy to develop soccer facility in Vineyard

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted May 20th - 4:02pm

The Utah State Board of Regents on Friday approved an agreement between Utah Valley University and Real Salt Lake Youth Academy Foundation to develop a youth soccer training facility at UVU's Vineyard campus.

Comeback falls short in Utah Valley's loss in CBI quarterfinal

Kyle McDonald, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Mar 19th - 10:31pm

UVU found itself in a deep hole midway through the second half but a 23-4 run had the Wolverines thinking comeback but it fell just short as USF advanced in the CBI with a 78-73 win to end UVU's season.

Utah Valley too much for East Washington in first round of CBI

Kyle McDonald, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Mar 13th - 9:59pm

Akolda Manyang recorded a double-double and Kenneth Ogbe scored 13 second-half points to help UVU beat Eastern Washington in the first round of the College Basketball Invitational.

UVU to host Eastern Washington in 1st round of College Basketball Invitational

Kyle McDonald, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Mar 11th - 9:39pm

For the second straight year, Utah Valley will play in the College Basketball Invitational where the Wolverines made it to the Final Four in 2017 before falling at Wyoming.

WAC notes: GCU takes 'biggest party' to tournament final in 1st D-I postseason

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 9th - 10:37pm

Grand Canyon advances to the WAC tournament finals in its first season of eligibility after a 75-60 win over Utah Valley in Las Vegas.

Utah Valley put in early hole, falls to GCU in WAC semifinal

Kyle McDonald, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Mar 9th - 10:37pm

Utah Valley found itself in a deep hole early in the first half to Grand Canyon and couldn't dig itself back out, falling to the Lopes in the semifinals of the Western Athletic Conference.

WAC notes: GCU, UVU set stage for semifinal showdown

Kyle McDonald, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Mar 8th - 9:01pm

GCU and UVU win their respective quarterfinal games and set the stage for a a semifinal showdown in the Western Athletic Conference tournament.

Toolsons help Utah Valley hold off Bakersfield in WAC tourney opener

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 8th - 8:36pm

Former BYU guard Jake Toolson had 19 points and seven rebounds, and Lone Peak product Conner Toolson added 18 points and three rebounds to help Utah Valley hold off CSU Bakersfield 81-74 in a quarterfinal of the Western Athletic Conference quarters.

UVU basketball's rise to prominence

Kenyon Finch, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 7th - 9:40pm

UVU basketball has taken a huge step in recent years. With head coach Mark Pope leading the way, the Wolverines have emerged as a contender to win the WAC tournament.

UVU set for battle in WAC quarterfinal rematch of 4-overtime thriller

Kyle McDonald, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Mar 7th - 2:25pm

Utah Valley enters the Western Athletic Conference tournament as the 2-seed after finishing conference play at 10-4. Its opponent? Cal State Bakersfield in a rematch of a four-overtime thriller in the 2017 WAC semifinals, which Bakersfield won 81-80.

UVU knocks off Seattle, earns 2-seed in WAC Tournament

Kyle McDonald, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Mar 4th - 8:30am

Conner Toolson and Kenneth Ogbe helped UVU clamp down on Seattle University to pick up the 73-47 win and earn the two-seed at the WAC Tournament March 8-10.

Grand Canyon survives late push to beat Utah Valley 60-59

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 24th - 9:42pm

Oscar Frayer and Alessandro Lever had 16 points apiece as Grand Canyon managed to survive a late push by Utah Valley 60-59 on Saturday night to give coach Dan Majerle his 100th victory in five years at Grand Canyon.

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.