Category: Basketball

Quick hits from the 2017-18 UVU men’s basketball schedule

Photo by Sarah Sanchez Coming off a season in which the UVU men’s basketball team got its first-ever win in the WAC tournament and came within a 4OT decision from the WAC championship game, the team has released its schedule for the upcoming season. Following the yearly Midnight Madness event on Oct. 13, the Wolverines will begin the nonconference schedule with what has been branded the toughest 24 hours in college basketball history. In an unprecedented feat in UVU history, the team will travel to Lexington, Kentucky and Durham, North Carolina to take on the University of Kentucky and...

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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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