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Women’s basketball yet to find their stride, but still improving

A trip up to Boise State proved to be not the winning chance the Utah Valley women’s basketball team was seeking. After a neck-and-neck game nearly the whole way, the Wolverines fell to the Broncos 69-77 on Tuesday, Nov. 26. Four Wolverine starters led the way scoring in double digits. Sophomore forward Eve Braslis topped […]

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Women’s basketball now 0-3 after close loss to Nevada

A rollercoaster of defensive effort resulted in a loss for the Utah Valley women’s basketball team. The game started off with a very tenacious effort, got sloppy mid-game and finished strong — ultimately losing 57-60 against University of Nevada, Reno on Nov. 16, at home. The Wolverines came into this game looking for their first […]

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WAC Tournament trip ends short for UVU’s women’s basketball

The Wolverines played their one and only WAC tournament game on Wednesday, March 13 against UMKC at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas. UVU freshman forward Eve Braslis seemed to have the hot hand in the first half, knocking down four of her six shots, totalling eight points. She also made her presence known in […]

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Holland leads UVU in loss to Grand Canyon

Utah Valley University women’s basketball team faced off against Grand Canyon University, in an away game on March 3 in Phoenix, Ariz. The first quarter was rough on the Wolverines with the score ending in the Antelope’s favor, 21-14. This brought the infamous “crazy” out of our Wolverines, showing in the second half when the […]

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UVU drops final home game of the season

Entering their matchup against California Baptist University with an 11-4 home record, UVU had high hopes of taking their final matchup of the season in their own Lockhart Arena. However, unable to contain CBU, the Wolverines ultimately fell 92-74. The game started off close, with UVU and CBU tied at 10-10. However, missed shots and […]

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UVU drops in standings after loss to UMKC

Utah Valley University’s women’s basketball team got upended by the ‘Roos of UMKC by a score of 97-64 Saturday afternoon in Kansas City, suffering its largest loss of the season in conference play.

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UVU falls to WAC leader New Mexico State

On February 14, 2019, Utah Valley University’s women’s basketball team came back from their week break to play at home against the WAC leader New Mexico State Aggies, who they fell to 72-63. Ending the first quarter, the Wolverines were behind 16-14, leaving the Aggies with a two-point lead. The margin remained the same through […]

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Women’s basketball tops Chicago State 76-61

On Jan. 26, 2019, the UVU women’s basketball team faced off against Chicago State University. Following their second win against Rio Grande Valley, on their three-game WAC road trip, the Wolverines returned home to face the Cougars. The end of the first quarter, the Wolverines led the Cougars 14 to 9, giving the Wolverines room […]

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UVU drops first conference contest at NM State

The Utah Valley University women’s basketball team suffered its first defeat of the conference campaign when they travelled to Las Cruces, New Mexico to take on the New Mexico State Aggies. UVU entered the matchup having won all four of its first conference games, but fell 58-52. Junior Alexis Cortez led the way for Utah […]

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Women’s basketball defies odds with undefeated start to WAC play

Back in October, the women’s basketball team was picked to finish this season eighth in the poll of WAC coaches. That was a brutal estimation considering it is California Baptist’s first year competing in Division I athletics and against WAC opponents. The only team picked to finish below UVU was the consistent cellar-dweller Chicago State. […]

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