It has been a crazy year for former Cougars playing basketball around the world as 12 previous BYU players have played for 16 teams, in 11 different countries. Some are playing big roles on some of the top teams in China, Poland and Italy while others have changed teams and leagues while trying to find the right fit and an opportunity to shine.
Here is a look at where former Cougars played this season and how they have performed so far.
Charles Abouo, Denain (France-ProB)
Abouo has had a very solid campaign during his first year in France. His most productive recent outing came in a 75-69 win over Saint Chamond when he totaled 15 points on 6 for 13 shooting from the floor, including 2 for 5 from distance. He added four rebounds, three assists and a pair of blocks in 26 minutes.
On the season, he is averaging 9.4 points on 43.8 percent shooting to go along with 3.7 rebounds, 1.3 assists and 1.1 steals in 20.1 minutes.
Agustin Ambrosino, Gandia (Spain-LEB Silver)
Ambrosino played the first part of the season in Spain for a struggling team, but the left before the season was over. He has since found a new home in Bolivia where he will play for Calero De Potosi.
In 18 games in Spain, he averaged 7.8 points on 35.1 percent shooting with 4.0 rebounds in 23 minutes.
Rashaun Broadus, Vechta (Germany-BBL)
Broadus started out his season on one of the top teams in Lithuania before he moved on to Germany where he is playing for a team that has won just three of 32 games. His best showing in recent weeks came in a 91-90 loss to Jena when he finished with a team-high 18 points on 7-for-10 shooting from the floor, including 3 for 5 from beyond the arc. He added a game-best seven assists, three rebounds and a steal in 26 minutes.
In 10 games in Lithuania, he averaged 7.3 points on 46.9 percent shooting from 3-point range with 3.2 assists and 2.0 rebounds in 20.1 minutes.
In 15 games in Germany, he is averaging 8.4 points on 41.7 percent shooting with 4.3 assists, 1.7 rebounds and 1.3 steals in 21.3 minutes.
Matt Carlino, Vanoli Cremona (Italy-Serie A)
Carlino has also bounced around during his second season of pro basketball. After he started the season playing in a lower-level league in Spain, he moved on to the top league in Italy where he has been a key reserve. His best game lately came in a 78-75 loss to Openjobmetis Verese when he totaled five points on 2-for-5 shooting from the floor. He added five rebounds and a game-high five steals in 14 minutes.
In 20 games in Italy, he is averaging 6.8 points, 3.0 rebounds and 2.2 assists in 16.5 minutes.
In five games in Spain, he averaged 14.2 points, 4.0 rebounds, 1.8 assists and 1.2 steals in 26 minutes.
Brandon Davies, Monaco (France-ProA)
Davies has been a huge piece for a team that has lost just seven times in 49 games. One of his best recent showings came in a 91-77 win over Umana Reyer Venezia when he totaled a game-high 17 points on 5 for 9 shooting from the floor and 7 for 8 from the foul line. He added seven rebounds, two assists and a steal as Monaco secured third place in the Basketball Champions League.
In 22 French League games, he is averaging 9.7 points on 51.3 percent shooting from inside the arc with 5.0 rebounds and 1.6 assists in 19.6 minutes.
In 13 Champions League games, he contributed 9.3 points, 3.9 rebounds, 1.4 assists and 1.2 steals in 20.5 minutes.
Raul Delgado, Abejas (Mexico-LNBP)
Delgado was used sparingly during his season with Abejas de Guanajuato as he appeared in just 11 of the team's 35 games.
On the year, he averaged 2.9 points on 50 percent shooting with 1.1 assists in 8.9 minutes.
Chase Fischer, Scafati (Italy- Serie A2)
Fischer played the first part of the season playing for Scafati in Italy before parting ways with his team. One of his best games came in a 75-68 loss to Tortona when he put up a game-high 25 points on 4 for 10 shooting from beyond the arc and 7 for 8 from the free-throw line. He added three assists, two rebounds and a steal in 38 minutes.
In eight games, he averaged 14.5 points on 38.8 percent shooting with 3.3 rebounds, 1.9 assists and 1.3 steals in 33.8 minutes.
Jimmer Fredette, Shanghai Sharks (China-CBA)
Fredette had a huge year playing his first season in China as he led the turnaround of the Shanghai Sharks. His best game of the season came in a three-point double-overtime loss to Guangsha as he hit 10 threes and 25 shots from the floor on his way to a career-best 73-point performance.
During 37 regular-season games, he averaged 37.3 points on 48.1 percent shooting from the floor, including 41.1 percent from 3-point range and 92.8 percent from the free-throw line. He also contributed 7.9 rebounds, 4.3 assists and 1.7 steals in 39.3 minutes to take home the CBA international MVP.
In four playoff games, he averaged 40.3 points with 11.3 rebounds, 2.8 assists and 1.3 steals in 45.3 minutes.
Tyler Haws, Anwil (Poland-TBL)
Although he missed two months of action with a broken cheekbone, Haws has done some nice things for the top team in Poland. His best recent game came in an 80-74 win over Rosa Radom when he totaled nine points on 3 for 7 shooting from the floor while adding three rebounds in 17 minutes.
On the season, he is averaging 9.3 points on 45.1 percent shooting from the floor and 92.6 percent from the foul line in 19.5 minutes a game
Vuk Ivanovic, Penarol (Argentina- LigaA)
Ivanovic played just eight games with Penarol Mar del Plata before leaving the team. His best game of the season came in a 90-65 win over Boca Juniors when he managed 10 points on 2 for 6 shooting from the floor and 6 for 6 from the foul line. He added a game-high seven rebounds in 18 minutes.
On the season he averaged 4.3 points on 36.8 percent shooting with 2.1 rebounds in 11 minutes.
Trent Plaisted, Alvark Tokyo (Japan B-League)
Plaisted started the season in Germany where his team went winless in 11 chances before closing its doors due to financial troubles. He has since found a home with one of the best team's in Japan. His best recent performance came in an 83-61 win over Hokkaido when he totaled nine points on 4-for-6 shooting from the field to go along with three rebounds and two steals in 15 minutes.
In 19 games in Japan, he is averaging 4.5 points on 50 percent shooting with 4.3 rebounds in 13.4 minutes.
In 11 games in Germany, he averaged 10.7 points on 51.6 percent shooting with 7.3 rebounds, 2.6 assists and 1.0 blocks in 26.1 minutes.
Jonathan Tavernari, Mens Sana (Italy-Serie A2)
Tavernari had a solid season in Italy for a team that just missed out on the playoffs. One of his best games to close out the year came in an 85-71 win over Lighthouse Trapani when he managed 19 points on 6 for 13 shooting from the floor and 3 for 3 from the free-throw line. He added two rebounds, two assists and two steals in 32 minutes.
In 30 games, he averaged 10.3 points on 49.5 percent shooting inside the arc and 80.5 percent from the foul line. He added 4.7 rebounds and 1.0 assists in 29.2 minutes.