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Published: Wednesday, March 26 2014 9:45 a.m. MDT

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Mtn Tracker
Ephraim, UT

Way to go TJ!! Can't wait to see you in a couple years!

Tators
Hyrum, UT

Wow.. what an impressive basketball resume, one that is seldom if ever equaled. They sky is the limit as for as TJ's potential goes. It will be extra fun and interesting to continue following his basketball career.

It's interesting and also telling that both the boy and girl recognized as the best high school basketball players in the state this year have committed to go to BYU. The future for basketball in both genders continues to look very bright at BYU.

Congratulations, TJ. We all wish you the best in your future, both on and off the court.
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H8 Red
Centerville, UT

I've seen TJ play a couple of times in person and the thing that stood out along with his uncanny basketball IQ and passing skills in his physique. He is really skinny almost frail looking. It will be interesting to see how he does at the next level, I hope for the best.

Mountanman
Hayden, ID

Nice shoes in your photo TJ. Very cool!

ManInTheMiddle
SANDY, UT

There is no debate here - Shawn Bradley is BY FAR the best prep basketball player in Utah history. You can debate his year in college and 12 years in the NBA, but what isn't debatable is that he dominated high school basketball unlike any other.

His senior season he averaged 25 points, 17 rebounds and 9 blocks per game (often in limited minutes).

Natester
Cedar Hills, UT

To ManInTheMiddle -
No disrespect to Shawn Bradley, but you couldn't be more wrong. When considering the best basketball player, one needs to consider the competition level of the opponents from which the stats came. Clearly, no player in Utah history has amassed the stats of Haws, against the level of competition he had to play against, for all 4 years. His senior year was further evidence of his greatness - T.J. Haws played the entire year with a huge red bullseye on his chest, and the fate of his team on his back. Anyone watching his final high school game can attest to the amazing nature of what he has accomplished. Kudos to you, T.J!

Mildred in Fillmore
Salt Lake City, UT

I hope he stays all 4 years at the Y before he goes to the NBA.

babyR
Salt Lake, UT

Way to go TJ! I've followed Lone Peak basketball for several years now that the team has been in the national limelight and the times I've seen you play have greatly impressed me. I believe that there is another terrific Haws on BYU's horizon, which bodes well for their team. Equally important (actually more so--), you've the character and commitment to your Church and community that earns you role-model stature. I've been around long enough to remember what a great BB player you're father was. What a magnificent tribute to him to have his sons excel as he did, following in his footsteps both on the basketball court and in the Church. Thank you for being true to the faiths.

goosehuntr
Tooele, UT

Not just a phenomenal Basketballer, but a great young man. May God walk with you in France, and we anticipate your return after the most important work of your life to this point is completed with honor.

talkinsports
Gilbert, AZ

BYU fans are anxiously awaiting the arrival of the 2016-17 season when TJ, Nick, Mika and all of the other great players that have already signed with BYU are together on the court at the Marriott Center.

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