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Lone Peak basketball product Conner Toolson finds the spotlight at UVU

An early regular-season game on Nov. 26 doesn’t seem like a momentous occasion for a college basketball player, but Utah Valley University guard Conner Toolson has a different perspective. On that day in 2016, he took another step forward [...]

9 post-pool season places to use your Pass of All Passes

If you think the Pass of All Passes is just for getting your family into Seven Peaks during the hot summer months, think again. Passholders can continue to get great value out of their passes by visiting any (or all!) of these nine attractions [...]

Bailey Nixon anxious to pick up family’s UVU legacy

By the time Bailey Nixon gets back to live regular-season volleyball action, it will have been two full years since her last serve. The Utah Valley University volleyball team ended its season a few weeks ago with a loss in the Western Athletic [...]

BYU can’t find answer to hot-handed UVU in UCCU Crosstown Clash upset

Utah Valley University shocked the crowd with its 114–101 upset against BYU in the UCCU Crosstown Crash Saturday night in the Marriott Center. “It’s one of the greatest nights of my life,” said UVU junior Isaac Neilson, a transfer [...]

UVU soccer building its program for the long run

Aug. 30, 2014 couldn’t come soon enough for the Utah Valley University soccer team. It was the first soccer game at Clyde Field for the brand-new soccer program, which had been practicing for a year for this home opener. That was a great [...]

UVU breaks ground on NUVI Basketball Center where players can ‘chase big dreams’

Utah Valley University’s basketball teams have been sharing its gym for years. Cathy Nixon, who is heading into her 22nd season as UVU women’s basketball head coach, remembers sharing the gym with lions, tigers, bears, the circus, [...]

Lone Peak topples American Fork in first season meeting between Utah Valley heavy weights

It was Lone Peak’s Frank Jackson vs. American Fork’s Brendon Bailey Friday night. In the end Bailey scored more points (28) but Jackson (21 points) got the win. The Knights improved to 1-0 in Region 4 play (9-2 overall) by defeating [...]

Every game is ‘huge’ this season for BYU, including against UVU

Friday night’s game between BYU and UVU is a first of the season, a first of a four-year series of games scheduled and a first time facing former BYU basketball assistant coach Mark Pope — but to senior Kyle Collinsworth it’s [...]

Her other Letterman: Lee Anne Pope’s time working for David Letterman

When Mark Pope started dating his future wife, he wasn’t the only letterman in Lee Ann’s life. She was a personal assistant for Big Apple icon David Letterman. Mark met his wife, Lee Anne, while he was playing for the New York Knicks. She [...]

Preaching Wolverine: Mark Pope’s green transformation

When UVU was looking for the coach to take the Wolverines men’s basketball team to the next level, they called a man who was just up the street. Now, Mark Pope starts his first season with missionary zeal. Mark Pope had driven past UVU’s [...]

VIDEO: Mark Pope dances with daughters at UVU Midnight Madness

UVU head basketball coach Mark Pope had a unique way of getting UVU basketball fans pumped up — a lip sync battle. The lip sync, which was more like a dance routine, was to the song “Classic” by MKTO and was part of Midnight [...]

UVU men’s basketball team announces 4-game series with BYU

Utah Valley University and Brigham Young Unversity’s men’s basketball teams will begin a 4-game series in the 2015–16 season, UVU announced Monday afternoon. “This series has been a long time coming,” said UVU Director of [...]

Isaac Neilson follows Mark Pope to UVU

Former BYU basketball player Isaac Neilson is following UVU head coach Mark Pope to UVU. Neilson signed a grant-in-aid award to play for the Wolverines on Monday. “I am so excited to continue coaching Isaac Neilson,” Pope said [...]

Mark Pope hires second UVU assistant basketball coach

Utah Valley University’s new men’s basketball coach Mark Pope hired Chris Burgess as another assistant coach on Wednesday. “Chris is a great addition to my staff,” Pope said in a press release. “Not only has [...]

New UVU head basketball coach Mark Pope plans to use BYU strategies

“It’s a great day to be a Wolverine.” (And a bad day to be a Cougar.) That’s what Utah Valley University athletic director Vince Otoupal said at the start of the press conference announcing former BYU assistant coach [...]

BYU’s Mark Pope heading to Utah Valley University

BYU assistant men’s basketball coach Mark Pope will be the next men’s head coach at Utah Valley University, according to CBS Sports. A former Kentucky Wildcat will be named the next head coach at Utah Valley, sources told @GaryParrishCBS. [...]

Former AF prep star Marcel Davis has higher purpose for transferring to UVU

None of the typical reasons applied to Marcel Davis when he sought to transfer from Utah State to Utah Valley University following the end of his sophomore season. Davis was not seeking a larger role or more playing time. He was not having [...]

Green-er pastures: Basketball fans can bleed blue but still cheer for the Wolverines

Imagine attending a Saturday night Division I college basketball game five minutes from your house. Parking is simple, and concession lines are short. You get a white T-shirt at the door — part of a “white out” — and the whole family [...]

A UVU football team? Athletic Director Otoupal explains it

  Utah Valley University has the state’s only men’s college futbol (aka soccer) team. What would it take for the Wolverines to start the state’s seventh football team? Vince Otoupal, director of athletics at UVU, says [...]

UVU brings NCAA Division I men’s soccer back to Utah

When Cameron Kidwell walked off the soccer field on Oct. 28, 2012, he was part of the final Division I soccer contest played by Towson University in Maryland. The Potomac, Maryland, native was there as the university administration shut down [...]