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Madsen replaces Pope as head coach of men’s basketball

Mark Madsen was officially named new head coach of the UVU basketball team at a press conference Monday, April 15, replacing Mark Pope, who took the same position at BYU. Madsen brings his 15 years of experience in professional basketball to UVU, nine of which came as a player. He won the 2001 and 2002 […]

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Mark Pope plans to take BYU coaching job, leaves behind UVU after four seasons

Photo courtesy of UVU Athletics Recent rumors have been confirmed to be true, as UVU’s Mark Pope is expected to take the job at BYU. Pope leaves behind UVU’s men’s basketball program after their all-time best season, racking in 25 total wins and a home record of 14-1 in 2018-2019. The feeling of a coaching […]

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Wolverines advance in CBI tournament with a win against Southern California University, Northridge

The Wolverines were able to play in front of their home crowd again with an invitation to the College Basketball Invitational tournament. The first game of the tournament took place at the UCCU center in Orem on Tuesday, March 19, against California Southern University, Northridge. After losing to Grand Canyon University in the WAC semifinal […]

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UVU’s tournament journey comes to an end in the Semifinals

In a rematch of the 2018 WAC semifinals, UVU and GCU faced off to see who would make it to the WAC finals to play New Mexico State. The matchup took place on Friday, March 15 at The Orleans Arena in Las Vegas. The Wolverines started off the night in scoring fashion, as their first […]

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Conner Toolson steals show on Senior Night

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 […]

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UVU holds on to defeat California Baptist

UVU men’s basketball team made the go-head free throws with 1:35 left to defeat California Baptist, 64-63 on Saturday night in a highly contested matchup. Utah Valley swiftly jumped to a 7-0 lead in the first four minutes of the game, led by a dunk by redshirt junior Baylee Steele. The Lancers, however responded and […]

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UVU gets first win at SU in Mark Pope era

Utah Valley University was able to celebrate more than usual after a win at Seattle University on Tuesday, Feb. 26. With the victory, UVU secured win number 20 on the season and in doing so made it the first time in program history with back-to-back 20-win seasons. After the previous game against the University of […]

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UVU completes season sweep of UMKC

Baylee Steele scored 15 points along with 12 rebounds to complete a double-double Photo by Johnny Morris On Saturday, Feb. 23 at the UCCU Center support was shown for autism awareness night as well as honoring African culture for African Diaspora night. As Utah Valley University showed up with a big win over the University […]

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Toolson, Harward lead UVU past Chicago State on special military night

On a night centered around honoring the United States military, the men’s basketball team recorded a big win over the Chicago State University, topping the Cougars 103-71. As the players prepared to run onto the court, the music temporarily stopped and the crowd observed a moment of silence for all who have fallen while serving […]

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UVU finishes road trip with a commanding win over Chicago State

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”] [et_pb_row admin_label=”row”] [et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] Photo Courtesy of UVU Athletics Jake Toolson led the Wolverines with 18 points to go along with four rebounds Utah Valley University was in Chicago, Ill. Saturday afternoon for the final game of a two game road trip to face Chicago State University. After coming off of a […]

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