Deseret News

The 2017-2018 high school basketball season gets underway this Tuesday with 39 games around the state. To prepare fans for the upcoming season, the Deseret News has put together capsules for every team in 5A. Every coach was invited to participate and submit information.

The region rankings are based on coaches preseason projections.

There are two new head basketball coaches in 5A this year: Aton Sykes (West) and Mitch Smith (East).

Here are the 5A teams and players to watch this upcoming season.