UVU Men’s Basketball Beats Sam Houston State In Convincing Fashion

UVU Men’s Basketball Beats Sam Houston State In Convincing Fashion

OREM, Utah – Two Western Athletic Conference powers met on Friday. The 10-2 Sam Houston State Bearkats faced off against the 9-4 Utah Valley Wolverines on the road in Orem.

As the match progressed, the two teams were in first and second place respectively in the KLSH.

The opening minutes were filled with aggressive play and hustle from both sides. Aziz Bandaogo had a strong two-handed slam that capped the game’s energy early on.

The Wolverines opened with a 14-7 lead thanks to efficient three-point shooting. UVU shot 5-9 from deep in the first half.

Defense was the key for UVU. They forced the Bearkats to shoot rebounds after getting some blocks when they got into the lane.

The Wolverines led the Bearkats at the half, 38-25. Both teams had 8 turnovers in the first half. But UVU had 15 points to Sam Houston’s three.

The Wolverines extended their lead to 49-30 after the first four minutes of the second half. The three-point shot continued.

UVU held onto its 20-point lead for most of the second half.

The highlights continued to pile up for the Wolverines. Be it hard blocks…

Or powerful dunks. UVU put on a show on both ends of the floor.

Tim Fuller caught some alley-oops in the game. The best of them with 2 minutes left in regulation.

The final was 80-64. The win snaps 80 points scored in 6 of the last 8 games for the Wolverines.

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