Category: Basketball

Women’s basketball team falls short against Chicago State

The UVU women’s basketball team struggled during their game at home Feb. 8 falling 84-74 against Chicago State. A rough start in the first quarter made it difficult for a comeback as they ended with 1-13 on field goal attempts. However, the Wolverines were able to increase that by 10 percent every quarter, ending with 45 percent shooting average. There were some highlights for the Wolverines. UVU only scored 5 points in the first quarter but they came back and scored 11 during the second. The following quarter, the team scored three points, while Chi-State only scored one. These...

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UVU basketball player highlights: Wolverines to be watching

With the regular season wrapping up for both men and women’s basketball, both teams are hoping to carry their momentum into the WAC tournament. Key plays from big-time players will be needed to have a fighting chance of winning the WAC and getting the tournament bid that both programs are striving for. Here is a quick look at some of the players who have been shining and  making a big impact so far: Men’s basketball Akolda Manyang continues to have a giant presence on the court. In the conference, Manyang ranks sixth in points scored, third in total rebounds,...

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