Poor Three-Point Shooting Dooms Wolverines In Loss To Cal Baptist

Jan 29, 2020, 10:20 PM
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Courtesy of Utah Valley Athletics

OREM, Utah – The Utah Valley men’s basketball team struggled to shot effectively beyond the arc and fell by four points against the California Baptist Lancers.

Utah Valley hosted Cal Baptist at the UCCU Center on Wednesday, January 29.

The Wolverines shot 43.1 percent overall but a dismal 18.2 percent from downtown doomed UVU to a 65-61 loss to the Lancers.

Cal Baptist’s Dejon Davis led the Lancers with 19 points on 8-17 field goals.

Utah Valley guard Isaiah White and Brandon Averette combined for 29 points in the loss.

White scored 15 points on 7-13 shooting. He added 9 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 steal, and a block in 32 minutes of play.

Averette scored 14 points on 5-12 from the field and 4-4 from the free-throw line. He added 4 rebounds, 3 assists, and a steal in 28 minutes on the court.

With the loss, the Wolverines fell to 9-14 on the season including 3-5 in Western Athletic Conference games.

Cal Baptist improved to 15-6 overall and 5-2 in WAC play.

UVU has more than a week off before they return to the floor when they host Seattle Saturday, February 8. Tip-off between the Wolverines and Redhawks is scheduled for 2 p.m. (MDT).

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