Category: Sports

UVU unveils new naming rights agreement with UCCU for baseball stadium

Photo courtesy of UVU Athletics The baseball stadium at UVU will be renamed UCCU Ballpark after a new naming rights agreement was announced Thursday morning at a press event at the stadium. President Matthew Holland announced a 10-year extension with Utah Community Credit Union in exchange for a gift of $5.5 million. In addition to the baseball stadium, the new deal replaces the current agreement for the naming rights of the UCCU Center and includes the billboard marquee next to Interstate-15 until June 2027. “This university is where our members’ children go to school, it’s where our members go...

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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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