UVU using ‘Toughest 24’ as launch pad for 2017–18 season

Tough is one way to put it. Some less optimistic critics would call it “nearly impossible,” but UVU men’s basketball coach Mark Pope is using a “tough” season-opener series as a road map for the rest of the 2017–18 season. UVU men’s basketball team is making history this weekend with what the team is calling […]

Rebounding projects Cougars to easy win over Wolverines

The score wasn’t the only telling statistic of the BYU vs. UVU men’s basketball game Friday night. While the Cougars pushed past the Wolverines with an easy 85–54 victory, the more telling story lies with the rebounding stats. BYU head coach Dave Rose has been concerned about his young forwards not rebounding, especially as his three most […]

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 campus thousands of times during his four seasons as an assistant […]

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 Madness Thursday night. Both the women’s and men’s basketball teams at UVU greeted fans, […]