Category: Basketball

UVU defeats WAC rival NMSU 86-79

Photo by Zach Burkart UVU’s match-up against New Mexico State Feb. 15 was a huge indication of where the Wolverines fit into the WAC. The Aggies came to town and were looking to prove that they deserve to be ranked first in the conference, and held their heads high knowing that they had an undefeated conference record. UVU’s last match-up with NMSU was one of their biggest losses of the season, and just barely came off of a loss against Kansas City 77-70. Entering the building for NMSU was Jemerrio Jones, who had three straight games with 20 rebounds....

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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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