Category: Basketball

NUVI Basketball Center officially completed, open for use by UVU athletes

Photo by Jay Drowns/UVU Marketing A symbolic cutting down of the nets served as a substitute for a literal ribbon cutting Wednesday in the NUVI Basketball Center on UVU’s campus. It marked the official completion of the new practice facility, but the Wolverines hope it was just the first step toward doing some net cutting of their own soon. “There will be a day in the very near future where Coach Pope’s team and my team do that at the WAC tournament,” women’s head coach Cathy Nixon said. The $4.4 million, 14,500-square-foot structure was funded entirely by private donations...

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What we know so far: UVU’s toughest opponents in 2017-18

Illustration by Tyler Carpenter Through the scheduling of the past couple of years, UVU is becoming no stranger to big-name competition. The wrestling team has joined the Big 12, the men’s soccer and volleyball teams are making a habit of meeting up with top-25 teams and the men’s basketball team has played Louisville and Gonzaga in the past two seasons. With that in mind, here is a run through the 2017-18 schedules that have been released so far with an eye to the toughest must-see matchups on the Wolverines’ slate. Men’s soccer: UVU vs Akron, Aug. 25 at 7...

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