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Boys’ basketball: The All-Tribune Team
First Published Mar 25 2014 12:50 pm • Last Updated Apr 15 2014 09:48 am

Sam Merrill

Bountiful, Senior

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How the All-Tribune Team was chosen » Tribune and TribPreps staff used personal observations, analysis of season statistics, and input from coaches throughout the state to select an All-Tribune MVP and an additional five-member All-Tribune Team. These players were selected from throughout the state and regardless of classification.

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15.8 pts, 7.4 ast, 4.6 reb, 2.3 stl

Plans for next year » Serve in the Nicaraugua, Managua South Mission

Best memory from this season » Winning state with all my best friends

Person who taught you the most about basketball » Peter Harrison [AAU coach] and my Dad

Sport you’d like to try » Trying out baseball right now

Favorite NBA team » Utah Jazz

Favorite NBA player » Gordon Hayward

Basketball coach you wish you could play for » Doc Rivers


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Basketball arena (college or pro) where you’d most like to play a game » Just can’t wait to play in the Spectrum

Dream vacation location » Boston

One word to describe you » Competitive

Favorite restaurant » Del Taco

Favorite movie » All the Harry Potter movies

Favorite subject in school » History

Favorite all-time athlete » Jaycee Carroll

Olympic event (other than basketball) you’d love to win a gold medal in » Ping pong

Thing you’re most proud of accomplishing » Getting a mission call (and going on one soon)

Three people — dead or alive — you’d invite to lunch » Will Ferrell, George Washington, Kobe Bryant

Most cherished possession » State championship trophy

Geno Luzcando

Wasatch Academy, Senior

15.6 PPG, 8.8 rebounds, 5.4 assists, 7.4 steals

Plans for next year » Play basketball at Idaho State

Best memory from this season » State tournament

Person who taught you the most about basketball » My mom

Sport you’d like to try » Football

Favorite NBA team » Portland

Favorite NBA player » Kyrie Irving

Basketball coach you wish you could play for » Phil Jackson

Basketball arena (college or pro) where you’d most like to play a game » Any NBA court

Dream vacation location » Cancun, Mexico

One word to describe you » Honest

Favorite restaurant » El Galeon

Favorite movie » Forrest Gump

Favorite subject in school » Anatomy and Physiology

Favorite all-time athlete » My grandfather

Olympic event (other than basketball) you’d love to win a gold medal in » Snowboarding

Thing you’re most proud of accomplishing » Making my family happy

Three people — dead or alive — you’d invite to lunch » Both of my grandfathers and Ruben Blades

Most cherished possession » My cross

Jake Lindsey

Olympus, junior

18.5 pts, 6.3 reb, 4.8 ast

Best memory from this season » Blackout game vs. Bingham, won at the buzzer

Person who taught you the most about basketball » My dad

Sport you’d like to try » Football

Favorite NBA team » Jazz

Favorite NBA player » Chris Paul

Basketball coach you wish you could play for » Mike Kyrzyzewski

Basketball arena (college or pro) where you’d most like to play a game » Madison Square Garden

Dream vacation location » Fiji

One word to describe you » Competitive

Favorite restaurant » Cafe Rio

Favorite movie » Glory Road

Favorite subject in school » Math

Favorite all-time athlete » Michael Jordan

Olympic event (other than basketball) you’d love to win a gold medal in » Curling

Thing you’re most proud of accomplishing » Region championships

Three people — dead or alive — you’d invite to lunch » Jesus, John Wooden, Nelson Mandela

Most cherished possession » My basketball shoes

Brekkott Chapman

Roy, Senior

16.7 pts, 8.9 reb, 2.0 ast, 1.8 stl, 3.2 blk

Plans for next year » Have a successful year playing for the U.

Best memory from this season » Senior night win against Mountain Crest

Sport you’d like to try » I wish I would have played football my last two years of high school

Favorite NBA team » Miami Heat

Favorite NBA player » LeBron James

Basketball coach you wish you could play for » Coach Krystkowiak at the U.

Basketball arena (college or pro) where you’d most like to play a game » The Huntsman Center

Dream vacation location » The Bahamas

One word to describe you » My mom says it’s P.I.T.A.

Favorite restaurant » Red Lobster

Favorite movie » Game of Thrones

Favorite subject in school » Gym

Favorite all-time athlete » Reggie Miller

Olympic event (other than basketball) you’d love to win a gold medal in » Synchronized swimming

Thing you’re most proud of accomplishing » Being someone my little brother can look up to

Three people — dead or alive — you’d invite to lunch » Justin Tobler, Alex Eddy, Chase DeBoer

Most cherished possession » Bear trap

Matt Conway

Pleasant Grove, Senior

23.1 pts, 9 reb, 58.3 FG%

Plans for next year » Go on an LDS mission

Best memory from this season » Playing with a great group of guys and having a great run in the state tournament.

Person who taught you the most about basketball » My dad (Daniel Conway)

Sport you’d like to try » Hunting

Favorite NBA team » Mavericks

Favorite NBA player » Dirk Nowitzki

Basketball coach you wish you could play for » Rick Carlisle

Basketball arena (college or pro) where you’d most like to play a game » American Airlines Center

Dream vacation location » Europe

One word to describe you » Finishes-well-in-the-lane

Favorite restaurant » Red Lobster

Favorite movie » Nacho Libre

Favorite subject in school » Human biology

Favorite all-time athlete » Dirk Nowitzki

Olympic event (other than basketball) you’d love to win a gold medal in » High jump

Three people — dead or alive — you’d invite to lunch » Eminem, Will Ferrell, Dirk Nowitzki

Most cherished possession » Family



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