Conner Toolson steals show on Senior Night

March 9, 2019

Reading Time: 4 minutes Three Wolverine seniors were honored on Saturday night at the UCCU Center for their last regular season game in the white and green. Ben Nakwaasah, Hayden Schenck and Conner Toolson all played their last game and played in style, beating CSU Bakersfield 76-61. All three seniors stepped onto the floor for one last time for […]

Toolson cousins making name for themselves on the court

November 28, 2017

Reading Time: 3 minutes Photo by Brigham Berthold It has become apparent early in the season for the UVU men’s basketball team that the Toolson’s, Conner and Jake, will play an integral role both on and off the court. During the road trip to begin the season termed the “Toughest 24,” where UVU played No. 5 Kentucky and No. […]

Experience, continuity will help Wolverine men’s basketball in 2017-18

November 6, 2017

Reading Time: 3 minutes Photo by Mykah Heaton Head coach Mark Pope has put together an intriguing group for the 2017-18 men’s basketball season. The team that fell one point short of advancing to the WAC Tournament championship game last season has largely returned. In addition to an experienced group of players returning, Pope has acquired several transfers who […]

A run of great hope

April 3, 2017

Reading Time: 2 minutes Photo by Sarah Sanchez Who would have ever thought that a team that finished its season with a 17-17 record would give its fan base such a great deal of hope for the coming season? For the UVU faithful, that is exactly what the UVU men’s basketball team did in its final eight games of […]

Men’s basketball: Wolverines on short end of 4OT thriller

March 11, 2017

Reading Time: 3 minutes Photo courtesy of the WAC LAS VEGAS — In a marathon quadruple overtime game, California State University – Bakersfield beat UVU 81-80 in Orleans Arena Friday night. UVU (15-16, 6-8) lost a heartbreaker in what was the first game in WAC Tournament history to advance to four overtime periods. Between the two teams, five players […]

Lack of leadership hurting UVU men’s basketball

February 27, 2017

Reading Time: 2 minutes Kyle McDonald Editor at large There is an alarming trend happening with the UVU men’s basketball team. It was on full display when the Wolverines lost to Grand Canyon University in the UCCU Events Center on Feb. 18. The fact is that, late in the game, UVU is lacking leadership and execution. The Wolverines are […]

Men’s basketball: Toolson powers UVU over UTSA

December 3, 2016

Reading Time: 2 minutes Photo by Brigham Berthold OREM, Utah—After a sluggish first half, Conner Toolson sparked the UVU men’s basketball team to a 75-71 win over UTSA with 14 points in the first four minutes of the second half Saturday. Toolson finished the night with a game-high 29 points. “I knew this was going to be so hard. […]

Men’s basketball: UVU overcomes massive halftime deficit, downs Denver

November 24, 2016

Reading Time: 2 minutes Photo by Brigham Berthold DENVER—After trailing by 21 at the half, the Utah Valley University men’s basketball team stormed back in the second half and defeated Denver 88-85 Wednesday. Kenneth Ogbe and Jordan Poydras led UVU with 28 and 23 points, respectively. “I just wish all of our students and fans could have seen this,” […]

Men’s Basketball: Wolverines take training to another level

July 30, 2016

Reading Time: 2 minutes PROVO, Utah—The Utah Valley University men’s basketball team spent Saturday afternoon putting their strength and conditioning to the test at the UVU Emergency Services Building with the Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) Course and Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) Maze. Each course is a basic test required for candidates to complete before entering firefighter training […]