Utah Valley Men’s Basketball Hosts Idaho State Wednesday

Utah Valley Men’s Basketball Hosts Idaho State Wednesday

OREM, Utah-Wednesday, Utah Valley hosts Idaho State as they seek to extend their 18-game home winning streak for this non-conference tilt at the UCCU Center.

The only teams in Division I with longer home winning streaks are South Dakota State (26), Houston (23) and Charleston (18).

The 8-4 Wolverines have won seven of their last eight games, including a 75-63 win at Weber State Saturday, their first win at the Dee Events Center in history.

The Wolverines rank 25th nationally in three-point field goal percentage (39.4 percent) and 29th in both defensive rebounds per game (29.3) and net rebounds (457).

Furthermore, they rank 35th in 3-point field goals made (106).

Utah Valley’s leading scorer is redshirt junior guard Jake Toolson, with 15.5 points per game. Senior guard Conner Toolson is right behind him at averaging 14.6 points per game.

The Wolverines are averaging 77.1 points per game and giving up 71.9 points per contest.

The Bengals come into Orem at 4-3 on the season, having outscored their opponents 80.9-80.3 per game on the season.

Junior guard Brandon Boyd is Idaho State’s leading scorer, averaging 16.1 points per game on the season.

Utah Valley leads Idaho State 6-4 all-time and have won five straight games against the Bengals in a series dating back to 2004.