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Redshirt season: time of improvement for transfers

According to NCAA transfer regulations, a student-athlete transferring from a four-year college to a different school must complete a full academic year before being eligible to compete in certain sports, basketball being one of those sports. This qualifies as a redshirt season. Redshirting refers to students who are enrolled full-time and are able to practice with a team without competing in games for a full season.

Women's soccer: UVU to face No. 1 Stanford in NCAA tournament

Following their thrilling win over Seattle in the WAC championship game Sunday, the Wolverines’ place in the NCAA tournament is set. UVU will travel to Stanford, Calif. to take on the No. 1 overall seed Cardinal Saturday, Nov. 11 at 8 p.m. MST. The Wolverines’ 10-11-1 record entering the tournament put UVU in a tough spot from a seeding perspective, ultimately giving the team the toughest draw of the entire field.

Men's basketball: UVU completes toughest 24 with loss at #1 Duke

One night after entering Rupp Arena and giving No. 5 Kentucky all it could handle, the UVU men’s basketball team completed the aptly named “toughest 24 hours in NCAA basketball history” by facing No. 1 Duke in Cameron Indoor Stadium. After holding an early 17-13 lead over the Blue Devils, the tired legs became apparent for the Wolverines, and the game snowballed quickly out of hand. At the final buzzer, Duke had steamrolled the Wolverines 99-69.