Southern Utah proves too much for UVU, Wolverines fall 81-71

December 10, 2020

Reading Time: 4 minutes The Utah Valley men’s basketball team lost their second game of the season as they were overwhelmed by the Southern Utah Thunderbirds on Wednesday night at the UCCU Center. SUU improved their record to 4-1 with their 81-71 victory, while UVU is now 2-2. Things got off to an inauspicious start for the Wolverines, as […]

Woodbury shines but Wolverines fall to BYU, 82-60

November 30, 2020

Reading Time: 2 minutes Utah Valley’s men’s basketball team showed flashes of great play against the BYU Cougars on Saturday, Nov. 28, but ultimately fell short of knocking off their crosstown rivals. Although they lost by a final score of 82-60, the Wolverines managed to keep the contest competitive — if not actually in reach — for most of […]

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 […]

Aspiring Wolverines Test Their Mettle in Open Tryouts

September 10, 2020

Reading Time: 4 minutes (Students warm up at the NUVI Basketball Practice Facility before walk-on tryouts. Photo by Hunter Hall.) The Utah Valley men’s basketball team held open, walk-on tryouts on Wednesday, Sept. 9, at the NUVI Basketball facility on campus. Fifteen players from around the world worked out in front of UVU coaches and staff for a chance […]

Mark Madsen Supports NBA Players’ Refusal to Play

September 2, 2020

Reading Time: 4 minutes Mark Madsen, head coach of Utah Valley University’s men’s basketball team, said he “could not be more proud” of NBA players’ refusal to participate playoff games last week in protest for racial justice. Madsen published an article on his website on Friday, Aug. 28, in which he addressed the decision by the Milwaukee Bucks not […]

Creer’s Column: Kobe

January 31, 2020

Reading Time: 2 minutes How loss and legacy affects us all The news broke on a Sunday morning: Kobe Bryant, 41 years old, along with his daughter and seven others were killed in a helicopter crash. To many who follow the sports world, a legend had been lost. More importantly, there were people that day who lost a father, […]