Utah Valley Community College basketball coach Duke Reid has announced the signing of seven in-state players and one out-of-state player for next year's squad.

The locals include: 6-6 Cameron Johnson and 5-10 Bryce Hull from Orem, 6-7 Doug Chapman from Murray, 6-4 Tai Riser from Union, 6-1 Bret Barton from Davis, and two transfers who played at Southern Utah University before LDS Church missions, 6-9 Chris Koford (Weber) and 6-2 Mike Dean (American Fork).The eight new signees will join returned missionaries Brian Santiago, Robert Rasmussen and Shawn Faux to give Reid 11 new players to go with 6-10 center Michael McDonald, who is the one returning player from this year's 22-9 squad. The out-of-stater is 6-1 point guard Eric Talley from Longview, Texas.