Wyoming plays host to Utah Valley

Utah Valley (7-2) vs. Wyoming (8-1)

Arena-Auditorium, Laramie, Wyoming; Saturday, 10 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Utah Valley and Wyoming look to bounce back from losses. Both squads are coming off of road losses on Wednesday. Wyoming lost 94-65 to Arizona, while Utah Valley came up short in a 60-56 game at Southern Utah.

STEPPING UP: Wyoming’s Graham Ike has averaged 20.3 points and 8.4 rebounds while Hunter Maldonado has put up 17.3 points, 5.1 rebounds and 5.3 assists. For the Wolverines, Fardaws Aimaq has averaged 20.4 points and 14.2 rebounds while Connor Harding has put up 12 points and 4.6 rebounds.GRAHAM GETS BASKETS: Across nine games this season, Wyoming’s Ike has shot 54.7 percent.

UNBEATEN WHEN: Utah Valley is a perfect 6-0 when the team records at least 11 offensive rebounds. The Wolverines are 1-2 this season when they fail to reach that mark.

STREAK SCORING: Wyoming has won its last five home games, scoring an average of 86.8 points while giving up 54.6.

DID YOU KNOW: The diligent Wyoming offense has turned the ball over on just 14.6 percent of its possessions, the 18th-lowest mark in all of Division I. 21.7 percent of all Utah Valley possessions have resulted in a turnover.


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