Jaxon Kohler
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Posted On: 04/1/21 5:37 PM

What’s the buzz around the state, well the major buzz is that the University of Utah has a new man at the helm. Utah State’s Craig Smith is making his way South to Coach the Utes. While everyone is playing GM, AD and Coach we have already seen him at work. One of the first players he has offered at the helm is a local kid. 

6’4 CG Collin Chandler Collin Chandler 6'4" | SG Farmington | 2022 State UT | Farmington High School | Utah Prospects

Collin had a great showing in Dallas that garnered attention from schools like Xavier and that weekend Utah hired it’s new coach. In just a matter of days Collin received an offer from the Utes. This might lead to the Utes going after more local players. While the recruiting at Utah State was a bit unpredictable, we are already seeing a change with Coach Smith at "The U". 

6’9 C Malick Diallo Malick Diallo 6'9" | C Juan Diego Catholic | 2024 State UT | Juan Diego Catholic | Jimmer Elite

It’s been a few month since we have seen Malick play man as he is usually sitting in a 2-3 zone in high school. He looks good playing man to man. Malick is a load down on the blocks. The

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