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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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Harward comes alive down the stretch to propel UVU past UMKC

Physicality, passion and excitement is what basketball is all about, and that is what was seen in the fight between UVU and UMKC on Thursday night, March 14, in Las Vegas. UVU came out with a hot hand knocking down 5-7 from deep within the first 10 minutes of play. Two of those threes came […]

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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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Wolverines beat Vaqueros on the road in hard fought win

UVU took a trip to Texas to play UTRGV on Saturday, Feb. 16, looking to get a win after falling to New Mexico state on Valentine’s Day. The Wolverines started off a little rusty, only leading in the first half 4-0 and 4-2 early on. That would be their only lead of the half. The […]

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Large crowd cheers UVU on to beat California Baptist

California Baptist University was welcomed by a full house of UVU fans and was handed a loss on Wednesday night for their first ever game at the UCCU center. This was the first meeting between the two schools for their men’s basketball programs which resulted in a Wolverine win 79-62. CBU started off the game […]

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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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