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BYU honors 1981 Elite Eight men’s basketball team

BYU men's basketball coach Mark Pope is a creature of habit, especially when it comes to his pregame rituals. On Saturday, he broke that pattern for a good reason. Pope took a few moments before his pre-game preparation to talk to the 1980-81 Cougar basketball team that was to be honored at ...

Pleasant Grove girls hoops takes a big step with win at Skyridge

The Pleasant Grove girls basketball team started the 2021-22 season with a 10-3 record but things haven't gone so well since the Vikings started Region 4 action. They had lost three straight games as they prepared to go on the road and face the relentless pressure of Skyridge. But the ...

No. 16 BYU rolls to sixth straight WCC win, pounds San Diego

Can anybody in the West Coast Conference give the Cougars a game? The No. 16 BYU women's basketball team moved to 6-0 in league play on Monday with a 70-48 spanking of San Diego in the Marriott Center. The Cougars' margin of victory in those six games is 25.5 points per contest. BYU played ...

Valley Top 5: League battles pushing teams to be at their best

Each week the Daily Herald ranks the Top 5 boys basketball, girls basketball, and boys and girls wrestling teams in Utah Valley: BOYS BASKETBALL 1. Orem (5-0, 16-0) Tigers stay undefeated, led Mtn. View 40-15 at halftime. 2. Skyridge (4-0, 12-2) Nick Holland, Colby Carter tearing it up for ...

Wrestling update: Dual meets take center stage

Dual meet tournaments were the prominent form of competition this past weekend in wrestling. Host Westlake took down the title at the first annual Utah Girls Dual Tournament on Saturday. This meet featured the top rated teams in the 6A, 5A, and 1A-3A classifications. Eight schools took part ...

UVU women’s basketball gets third win in four games, beating Seattle

UVU head women's basketball coach Dan Nielson knew his team needed to get some positive momentum after it suffered a six-game losing streak. "We left after that game and drove down to St. George because we were playing there on that Monday (Jan. 17)," Nielson said on Monday. "It was really ...

UVU roundup: Wolverine men’s basketball blasts past Lamar

Fardaws Aimaq recorded his nation-leading 17th double-double of the season with 15 points and 14 rebounds while Connor Harding added 12 and Le'Tre Darthard 11 to lead Utah Valley to a 58-41 win over Lamar on Saturday afternoon at the UCCU Center. Utah Valley improves to 13-6 overall and 4-3 in ...

BYU men’s volleyball gets two wins over UC Irvine

Shawn Olmstead's young volleyball team will learn a lot of lessons in 2022. On Friday, that lesson was “How to close out an opponent.” Tenth-ranked BYU won the first two sets against No. 13 UC Irvine, then failed to convert two match points in Set 4 as the match went to a fifth set. BYU ...