OREM, Utah (AP) — Conner Toolson had 22 points as Utah Valley won its seventh consecutive game, topping Cal State Bakersfield 76-61 on Saturday night.
Jake Toolson had 13 points and seven rebounds for Utah Valley (23-8, 12-4 Western Athletic Conference). Ben Nakwaasah added 11 points. Richard Harward had 11 rebounds and three blocks for the hosts.Comment on this story
Rickey Holden had 15 points for the Roadrunners (16-14, 7-9) whose losing streak reached five games.
Jarkel Joiner, the Roadrunners' leading scorer heading into the contest at 16 points per game, scored 7 points on 3-of-13 shooting.
The Wolverines evened the season series against the Roadrunners with the win. Cal State Bakersfield defeated Utah Valley 73-71 on Jan. 5.
Up next for UVU is the WAC Tournament at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas. The Wolverines will be the No. 2 seed and play their first game next Thursday against No. 7 Kansas City at 7 p.m. MT.