Yetna lifts South Florida over Utah Valley 66-57 in CBI
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Alexis Yetna had 18 points and 10 rebounds as South Florida beat Utah Valley 66-57 in the College Basketball Invitational second round on Monday night.
Utah Valley faces USF in second round of CBI
Utah Valley (25-9) vs. South Florida (20-13)
CBI Second Round, USF Sun Dome, Tampa, Florida; Monday, 6 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Utah Valley is set to meet South Florida in the second...
OREM, Utah (AP) — Jake Toolson had 21 points as Utah Valley beat Cal State Northridge 92-84 in the first round of the College Basketball Invitational on Tuesday night.
Johnson lifts Grand Canyon past Utah Valley 78-74
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Carlos Johnson had a career-high 35 points as Grand Canyon narrowly beat Utah Valley 78-74 in the semifinals of the Western Athletic Conference Tourney on Friday...
Utah Valley meets Grand Canyon in WAC semis
Grand Canyon (19-12, 11-6) vs. Utah Valley (24-8, 13-4)
Western Athletic Conference Tourney Semifinals, Orleans Arena, Las Vegas; Friday, 10:30 p.m. EDT
UMKC meets Utah Valley in WAC quarters
No. 7 seed UMKC (11-20, 6-10) vs. No. 2 seed Utah Valley (23-8, 12-4)
Western Athletic Conference Tourney Quarterfinals, Orleans Arena, Las Vegas; Thursday, 8 p.m. EDT
Toolson carries Utah Valley past CS Bakersfield 76-61
OREM, Utah (AP) — Conner Toolson had 22 points as Utah Valley won its seventh consecutive game, topping Cal State Bakersfield 76-61 on Saturday night.
Utah Valley looks to extend streak vs CSUB
Cal State Bakersfield (16-13, 7-8) vs. Utah Valley (22-8, 11-4)
UCCU Events Center, Orem, Utah; Saturday, 9 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Utah Valley looks for its seventh straight conference...
OREM, Utah (AP) — Jake and Connor Toolson combined to score 37 points and Utah Valley defeated Grand Canyon 82-70 Thursday night in the battle for second place in the Western Athletic...
Utah Valley looks to extend streak vs Grand Canyon
Grand Canyon (18-10, 10-4) vs. Utah Valley (21-8, 10-4)
UCCU Events Center, Orem, Utah; Thursday, 9 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Utah Valley looks for its sixth straight conference win...
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Baylee Steele recorded 14 points and 10 rebounds to lift Utah Valley to a 64-63 win over California Baptist on Saturday night.
Utah Valley (20-8, 9-4) vs. California Baptist (15-12, 6-7)
CBU Events Center, Riverside, California; Saturday, 10 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Utah Valley looks for its fifth straight...
Toolson scores 25 to lead Utah Valley past Seattle 77-68
SEATTLE (AP) — Jake Toolson had 25 points as Utah Valley defeated Seattle 77-68 on Tuesday night.
Richard Harward had 14 points and 10 rebounds for Utah Valley (20-8, 9-4 Western Athletic...
Seattle seeks revenge on Utah Valley
Utah Valley (19-8, 8-4) vs. Seattle (15-12, 3-9)
Redhawk Center, Seattle; Tuesday, 10 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Seattle seeks revenge on Utah Valley after dropping the first matchup in...
Steele leads Utah Valley past UMKC 79-67
OREM, Utah (AP) — Baylee Steele tallied 15 points and 12 rebounds to lift Utah Valley to a 79-67 win over UMKC on Saturday night.
Conner Toolson had 15 points for Utah Valley (19-8, 8-4...
Utah Valley looks for home win vs UMKC
UMKC (10-17, 5-7) vs. Utah Valley (18-8, 7-4)
UCCU Events Center, Orem, Utah; Saturday, 9 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Utah Valley looks for its fourth straight win over UMKC at UCCU Events...
Jake Toolson lifts Utah Valley past Chicago State 103-71
OREM, Utah (AP) — Jake Toolson had 25 points as Utah Valley rolled past Chicago State 103-71 on Thursday night.
Utah Valley beats Texas Rio Grande Valley 76-64
EDINBURG, Texas (AP) — Jake Toolson had 17 points as Utah Valley defeated Texas Rio Grande Valley 76-64 on Saturday night.
TJ Washington had 14 points for Utah Valley (17-8, 6-4 Western Athletic Conference). Ben Nakwaasah added 10 points. Richard Harward had 10 points for the visitors.
Lesley Varner II had 15 points for the Vaqueros (15-13, 7-5), whose five-game winning streak was broken. Javon Levi added 14 points. Greg Bowie II had 13 points.
Utah Valley downs California Baptist 79-62 behind Toolson
OREM, Utah (AP) — Jake Toolson scored 17 points on five 3-pointers and Baylee Steele had 16 points with 12 rebounds as Utah Valley downed California Baptist 79-62 on Wednesday night for its third-straight win.
Isaiah White added 15 points for the Wolverines (16-7, 5-3 Western Athletic Conference) and TJ Washington had 11.
Lowell, Toolson lead Utah Valley past Chicago State 74-60
CHICAGO (AP) — Wyatt Lowell had 15 points with nine rebounds off the bench, Jake Toolson scored a game-high 18 points and Utah Valley defeated Chicago State 74-60 on Saturday.
Baylee Steele added 12 points and TJ Washington scored 10 for the Wolverines (15-7, 4-3 Western Athletic Conference).
Cameron Bowles and Anthony Harris scored 17 points apiece and Rob Shaw added 10 points for the Cougars (3-18, 0-6).
New Mexico State pulls away late, beats Utah Valley 83-78
OREM, Utah (AP) — Eli Chuha had 20 points and 14 rebounds to lead New Mexico State to an 83-78 victory over Utah Valley on Saturday night.
The game was tied 66-66 with 5:40 remaining before the Aggies used a 13-5 surge and led 79-71 with 26 seconds to play. AJ Harris scored five points during the stretch and added two free throws with four seconds left.
Utah Valley cruises past UT Rio Grande Valley 82-61
OREM, Utah (AP) — Jake Toolson had 19 points and eight rebounds, and Utah Valley cruised to an 82-61 victory over UT Rio Grande Valley on Thursday night.
The Wolverines (13-6, 2-2 Western Athletic Conference) have won seven of their last nine games. UTRGV (9-11, 1-3) has lost five of its last six.
Conner Toolson added 14 points for Utah Valley. Baylee Steele chipped in 12 points and TJ Washington had 10.
Utah Valley snaps skid, extends Seattle’s with 88-78 win
OREM, Utah (AP) — Jake Toolson scored 26 points and sophomore Richard Harward had his first career double-double to help Utah Valley beat Seattle 88-78 on Saturday night to snap a two-game skid.
Toolson made 8 of 13 from the field and 9 of 9 from the free-throw line and Harward — who came in with 27 points and 41 rebounds in his career — finished with 12 points and 15 boards.
Toolson has perfect night, Utah Valley gets past SHSU 85-79
OREM, Utah (AP) — Jake Toolson had a perfect shooting night to score 20 points as Utah State thwarted Sam Houston State 85-79 on Saturday to extend its home-winning streak to 20 games.
The Wolverines (10-4) have won four straight, and rank fourth nationally in home victories behind South Dakota State (26), Houston (24), Charleston (21) and was tied with Montana going into Saturday's games.
Conner Toolson leads Utah Valley in 98-75 rout of Denver
OREM, Utah (AP) — Conner Toolson scored a season-high 26 points and Utah Valley led from the opening minute in a 98-75 win over Denver on Saturday night.
Toolson was 5 of 10 from 3-point range and the Wolverines (6-3) made 13 of 29 3-point attempts while hitting 31 of 58 overall from the field.
Toolson’s double up as Utah Valley downs W. State Colorado
OREM, Utah (AP) — Jake Toolson scored 19 points and Conner Toolson scored 18 and Utah Valley beat Division II Western State Colorado 82-59 on Wednesday night.
Utah Valley holds off North Dakota 74-68
OREM, Utah (AP) — Jake Toolson scored 17 points with three 3-pointers, Connor Toolson added 15 points with three 3s and Utah Valley jumped to an early lead and held off North Dakota 74-68 on Saturday.
Isaiah White scored 12 points with seven rebounds and TJ Washington added nine with nine assists for the Wolverines (4-3), who made 10 of 22 3-pointers and outshot the Fighting Hawks 51 percent to 44 percent.
Haws hits flurry of 3s, BYU defeats Utah Valley 75-65
PROVO, Utah (AP) — TJ Haws scored a flurry of 3-point baskets early in the second half and finished with 23 points as BYU defeated Utah Valley 75-65 Friday night in the wake of an NCAA announcement the program was being hit with sanctions.
Yoeli Childs scored 20 points, including a putback after Utah Valley came within 65-61 late in the game. Zac Seljaas hit a 3-pointer to extend the lead and BYU put it away with five straight free throws.
Toolson’s 22 leads Utah Valley in 96-71 win over Westminster
OREM, Utah (AP) — Jake Toolson scored 22 points with four 3-pointers, four other Utah Valley players scored in double figures and the Wolverines beat Division II Westminster (Utah) 96-71 in their season opener for their 15th straight home win Tuesday night.
Conner Toolson scored 14 points, Benjamin Nakwaasah added 12 and Isaiah White had 10 with five assists for Utah Valley, which had 25 assists in shooting 34 of 65 from the field (52 percent) and 11 of 22 from long distance.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Jake Toolson scored 19 points, Connor Toolson added 18 and only missed one free throw between them as second-seeded Utah Valley scored 21 points at the line, defeating No. 7 seed Cal State Bakersfield 81-74 in a Western Athletic Conference Tournament quarterfinal on Thursday.
Utah Valley (22-9) faces No. 3 seed Grand Canyon (21-10) in the semifinal round on Friday.
Utah Valley beats UT Rio Grande Valley, 84-72; 14-1 at home
OREM, Utah (AP) — Jake Toolson and Brandon Randolph each scored 16 points and Utah Valley knocked off Texas Rio Grande Valley, 84-72 in a Western Athletic Conference contest Saturday night.
Utah Valley finishes the regular season with a 14-1 record on its home floor after snapping New Mexico State's 11-game win streak. The Wolverines close out the regular season at CSU Bakersfield and at Grand Canyon.
Utah Valley beats New Mexico State 86-79
OREM, Utah (AP) — Kenneth Ogbe scored 22 points with four 3-pointers, Brandon Randolph added 17 points, and Utah Valley snapped New Mexico State's 11-game win streak with an 86-79 victory on Thursday night.
Jerrelle DeBerry added 14 points for the Wolverines (18-8, 7-3 Western Athletic Conference), who beat the conference-leading Aggies by hitting 11 3-pointers and shooting 58.3 percent from the field.
Giles, Robinson lead UMKC past Utah Valley 77-70
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Jordan Giles scored 23 points, Broderick Robinson had 17 points and a season-high 11 rebounds and Missouri-Kansas City beat Utah Valley 77-70 on Saturday night.
UMKC (8-19, 3-7 Western Athletic Conference) has won two in a row since snapping its five-game skid. Utah Valley (17-8, 6-3), which beat UMKC by 36 points a month ago, has lost two of its last three games.
Utah Valley pummels Chicago St 97-57
CHICAGO (AP) — Kenneth Ogbe and Conner Toolson each scored 18 points with four 3-pointers and Utah Valley never trailed in its 97-57 defeat of Chicago State on Thursday night.
Utah Valley has won 10 of its last 12 games.
Jake Toolson scored 17 points, Akolda Manyang added 15 with 11 rebounds and three blocks, and Ben Nakwaasah had 10 points for the Wolverines (17-7, 6-2), who move into second place in Western Athletic Conference standings behind New Mexico State (20-3, 7-0).
Gittens’ late FTs lift Seattle past Utah Valley 55-54
SEATTLE (AP) — Richaud Gittens made a pair of free throws with 16 seconds left to give Seattle a 55-54 victory over Utah Valley on Saturday night.
Brandon Randolph scored eight straight points for the Wolverines to give them a 54-51 lead with 1:14 to play. Jordan Hill's jumper pulled Seattle to 54-53 with a minute left.
Utah Valley beats Grand Canyon 68-56
OREM, Utah (AP) — Akolda Manyang scored 14 points and blocked two shots, Conner Toolson added 12 points with three steals, and Utah Valley beat Grand Canyon 68-56 on Saturday to take possession of second place in the Western Athletic Conference and win its 10th straight at home.
Kenneth Ogbe scored 10 points for the Wolverines (16-6, 5-1), who scored 21 points off of 16 Antelopes' turnovers, but were outrebounded 44-28.
The Utah Valley men’s basketball team takes their seven-game winning streak on the road this week with a two-game set at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley and New Mexico State.
Manyang, Utah Valley too much for Chicago State 83-58
OREM, Utah (AP) — Akolda Manyang had 22 points, nine rebounds and six blocks to help Utah Valley win its seventh in a row with an 83-58 win over Chicago State on Saturday night.
The Wolverines (14-5, 3-0 Western Athletic Conference) pushed their lead into the 20s for good during a 7-0 run that made it 65-39 on Manyang's free throw just after the midpoint of the half.
The Utah Valley men’s basketball team continues Western Athletic Conference play on Thursday against Kansas City at the UCCU Center.
The Wolverines defeated defending WAC regular-season champion CSU Bakersfield 75-42 in the conference opener last week.
Utah Valley opens WAC by routing CSU Bakersfield, 75-42
OREM, Utah (AP) — Jake Toolson scored 15 points and led five players into double-figure scoring as Utah Valley opened Western Athletic Conference play with a 75-42 rout of CSU Bakersfield on Saturday night.
The Wolverines held CSU Bakersfield to just 17 second-half points, outscoring the Roadrunners by 32 points over the final 20 minutes.
Utah Valley’s starters all in double figures in 84-56 win
OREM, Utah (AP) — Kenneth Ogbe had 17 points and Utah Valley's starters all scored in double figures in an 84-56 victory over Montana Tech on Wednesday night.
Jake Toolson scored 12 points, Akolda Manyang and Conner Toolson 11 each and Brandon Randolph 10 for the Wolverines (8-5), who shot 56 percent, outrebounded the Orediggers 47-22 and dominated in the paint with a 48-18 scoring advantage.
Records fall in Utah Valley’s 106-44 win over Bethesda
OREM, Utah (AP) — Jake Toolson tossed in 19 points and Zach Nelson hit all seven of his shots, including three 3-pointers, and scored 18 to power Utah Valley to a record-setting 106-44 victory over Bethesda University on Thursday night.
Neilson, Toolson lead Utah Valley past UT San Antonio 88-80
OREM, Utah (AP) — Isaac Neilson and Conner Toolson scored 19 points apiece and Utah Valley beat UT San Antonio 88-80 on Saturday night.
Neilson also had 12 rebounds for the Wolverines (5-3). Jake Toolson scored 16 points with four rebounds, Kenneth Ogbe added 13 points and Brandon Randolph had 11 points with nine rebounds, six assists and two steals.
BYU beats Utah Valley 85-58 on Childs’ career night
OREM, Utah (AP) — Yoeli Childs scored a career-high 24 points and grabbed 11 rebounds for his third straight double-double, and BYU beat Utah Valley 85-58 in the Crosstown Clash on Wednesday night.
TJ Haws scored 11 points, Elijah Bryant had nine rebounds, and the Cougars (5-2) had a season-high 25 assists, led by McKay Cannon with six in his debut and Childs, Haws and Bryant with four apiece.
Utah Valley wins 97-52 on Manyang’s career night
OREM, Utah (AP) — Akolda Manyang scored a career-high 20 points, on 9-of-11 shooting, with 11 rebounds, Kenneth Ogbe added 16 with four 3-pointers and Utah Valley never trailed in its 97-52 win over NAIA Eastern Oregon on Monday night.
Ogbe hit his fourth 3-pointer for a 66-32 second-half lead, Cory Calvert hit a 3 for a 49-point lead with 8:01 to go, and the Wolverines (3-2) cruised.
Ogbe with 21 points as Utah Valley beats UC Davis 80-71
OREM, Utah (AP) — Kenneth Ogbe scored 21 points and grabbed five rebounds to lead four players in double figures as Utah Valley beat UC Davis 80-71 on Saturday afternoon.
Akolda Manyang and Conner Toolson added 16 points apiece for the Wolverines (2-2) and Jake Toolson had 13 points, five rebounds and five assists. Manyang led the team with eight rebounds.
Utah Valley averaged 49 percent shooting from the field, 50 percent from beyond the arc and 87.5 percent from the free-throw line.
POCATELLO, Idaho - In a game featuring two teams looking for their first victory of the season, the Utah Valley University men's basketball team earned an 84-71 win over Idaho State behind a career night from Jake Toolson at Reed Gym on Tuesday night.
UVU grabbed its first win of the season and improved to 1-2 for the year with the win, while ISU dropped to 0-2.