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FILE: Richfield and Juan Diego compete in the 3A girls basketball state championship at the Dee Glen Smith Spectrum in Logan on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017.

The 2017-2018 high school basketball season got underway last week before Thanksgiving, but really ramps up this week with a full slate of games across the state. To prepare fans for the upcoming season, the Deseret News has put together capsules for every team in 3A. 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 3A this year: Lori Jones (Judge Memorial) and Robert Davis (San Juan).

Here are the 3A teams and players to watch this upcoming season.