Getting to Know the Wolverines: Josh Lear, Le’Tre Darthard, Evan Cole and Blaze Nield

October 5, 2020

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Utah Valley men’s basketball is going to look almost unrecognizable in 2020 — even for those who closely followed last year’s team. Head coach Mark Madsen has worked all offseason to replace some of the talent that left last year, including Brandon Averette who transferred to Brigham Young, and T.J. Washington who graduated and […]

Late comeback falls short, UVU loses 68-63 at Kansas city

January 5, 2020

Reading Time: 2 minutes Following a big win at Chicago State in their WAC opener, the Utah Valley men’s basketball team traveled to Kansas City to take on the Kansas City ‘Roos on Saturday, Jan. 4. UMKC came into the game undefeated in the Swinney Center, having won all five games played in their home arena. The Wolverines were unable to overcome a slow start to the night and fell to the ‘Roos, 68-63.

UVU opens WAC play with 21-point win at Chicago State

January 4, 2020

Reading Time: 2 minutes Utah Valley men’s basketball took to the Windy City to open up WAC play in 2020. The Chicago State Cougars played host on Thursday, Jan. 2, and welcomed in a very hot shooting performance by the Wolverines. UVU shot 61.4% from the floor and 52.9% from behind the arc on their way to a 94-73 win.

Averette, Washington boost Wolverines over Pioneers

December 29, 2019

Reading Time: 2 minutes “This group gets along with each other, they spend time together away from the court and away from the locker room,” said Madsen. “I think when you have that type of synergy across players it doesn’t surprise me that we had four guys in double figures…there’s no selfishness in that locker room…I’m proud of these guys and we’re excited heading into the conference.”

Small lineups work: Wolverines win 68-62 on the road

November 26, 2019

Reading Time: 2 minutes Limited players and a small lineup could have been a crutch for the Utah Valley men’s basketball team as they played North Dakota State University. Instead, the Wolverines pulled out a win on the road 68-62. The Bisons came into the game with a record of 4-2 and come off an even more impressive season […]

Second straight win for men’s basketball

November 17, 2019

Reading Time: 2 minutes Utah Valley men’s basketball seems to have found their groove with a win against the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Big scoring performances from four Wolverines led them past the Blazers 66-55, on Friday, Nov. 15, in Alabama. Heading into this game, the Wolverines were ranked No. 1 in blocks across the country, with 28 […]

UVU has strong offensive showing in 101-70 win over Ottawa (AZ)

November 13, 2019

Reading Time: 2 minutes “If you look at the skill set of our players from Trey Woodbury, to JJ Overton, to Isaiah White, obviously our guards Ege, TJ, Brandon, this is a skill set of guys where all four guys can lead the break,” said Madsen. “They can put the ball on the floor, they can make really sound decisions. So I think having so many different players that are versatile really helps us in that regard.”