Category: Basketball

Manyang registers double-double, UVU crushes Weber State 83-56

Photo by Mykah Heaton OREM — On a career night for Akolda Manyang, UVU (6-3) smoked Weber State University (4-4) 83-56 in the UCCU Center Wednesday and improved to 5-6 all-time against the in-state foe. Manyang toppled several of his previous career-highs in points, rebounds and field goals made, finishing the night with 25 points on a clean 12-of-13 from the field and 15 rebounds. He played 27 minutes and finished four blocks shy of a triple-double. “When I get going blocking shots and grabbing rebounds, it just gets me going,” Manyang said. “Obviously every team is sending a...

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Five Takeaways: UVU’s blowout loss to BYU

Photo by Mykah Heaton BYU marched into the UCCU Center Wednesday night and dominated UVU in every facet of the game, winning by a score of 85-58. A year after the Wolverines shocked the Cougars by scoring 114 points in an upset win on their home floor in the Marriott Center, BYU returned the favor to take a 3-1 series lead. Here are five takeaways from the game. Depth The short rotation of head coach Mark Pope is becoming a big issue for the Wolverines. BYU rotated through 12 players to UVU’s eight. One of those eight players was...

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