OREM — Akolda Manyang had 22 points, nine rebounds and six blocks to help Utah Valley win its seventh in a row with an 83-58 win over Chicago State on Saturday night.
The Wolverines (14-5, 3-0 Western Athletic Conference) pushed their lead into the 20s for good during a 7-0 run that made it 65-39 on Manyang's free throw just after the midpoint of the half.
Manyang had 16 points and six rebounds in the first half when Utah Valley built a 37-28 lead. The Wolverines opened with the first five points of the second half and had a 9-2 run to reach their first 20-point lead at 54-34 just 5 ½ minutes into the period.
Conner Toolson and Jake Toolson added 14 points each for Utah Valley, which shot 29 of 52 from the field.
Fred Sims Jr. had 15 points and Glen Burns had 12 points and six steals for Chicago State (2-18, 0-3), which lost its 14th straight.