Some of the best hardwood talent in the state will be on full display at the 5A and 4A state basketball tournaments. The tournaments will take place at the Huntsman center and are sure to showcase some great, and competitive basketball. Here's a look at 20 of the top players who will be taking part in the tournaments. Many of them already have college offers in hand while others should be receiving offers in short order.
Albrecht does a bit of everything for the Hawks, who are one of the favorites in 5A. He's a versatile player who averages 12.5 points, three assists and seven rebounds per game.
Andrus will be lacing it up for BYU next season having signed a letter of intent with the program. This season he's showcasing his superior post prowess and averaging 15.5 points and 7.5 rebounds for the Cavemen.
Blackmon averages 15.9 points and 10 rebounds per game. He's also a dogged defender and averages two steals for the dark horse Lancers.
Brekkott is considered by some to be the best basketball prospect in the state. He averages 15.9 points and 8.5 rebounds for the Royals and will be lacing it up for the Utah Utes next season.
Conway is 5A's second-leading scorer averaging 23.1 points per game. He's one of the best post players in the state and a big reason the Vikings are one of the favorites for the 5A crown.
Court runs the show for the Vikings and averages 15.5 points and 4.5 assists per game. He's an unselfish player who does whatever is necessary to win, according to his coach Randy McAllister.
Freeman averages 19.6 points per game and led Taylorsville to a perfect record in Region 2 and one of the four top seeds in the 5A tournament.
Haws is simply the best player in the state, according to most estimations, and is 5A's leading scorer averaging 23.9 points per game. He's played a big role in helping the Knights to three straight state championships and has peaked with his play his final year. Haws will be following his brother, Tyler, in playing for BYU.
Jackson, a BYU commit, was recently ranked as the No. 8 guard prospect nationally for the 2016 class by scout.com. He burst on to the scene for the Knights this season and averages 17.8 points per game
Lindsey averages 18.5 points and 4.8 assists a game for the Titans. He presents good size for the position and is a big reason Olympus is considered one of 4A's top teams.
Maynard averages 23.8 points and is one of the most exciting players in the state. He's done it all for the Mustangs this season.
Many consider the Braves to be the state's best team and Merrill may be the primary reason. The future Utah State Aggie was arguably 4A's best player in the tournament last season and will run the show again this year. He averages 15.6 points and 7.6 assists per game.
Monson averages 22 points and eight rebounds per game. He's a versatile player who can score effectively in the paint or from behind the 3-point arc.
Nixon won the 4A tournament MVP as a sophomore and will lead the Tigers' bid for another this season. He signed with BYU and averages 23.1 points and nine rebounds per game.
The Darts are one of the favorites in 5A and Porter leads the team from the point. He averages 15.4 points and 4.5 assists per game.
When the Hawks need a big shot they usually look for Rollins. He's averaging 15.1 points and 2.6 3-pointers per game for Alta this season.
Seljaas is BYU-bound and is one of the most versatile players in the state. He averages 18.8 points and 2.6 3-point makes per game and 3.7 assists.
Togiai averages 21.7 points and seven rebounds per game for the Wolverines. He's one of the state's most exciting players and is committed to Utah.
Wade is a Gonzaga commit and averages 17.8 points and 2.9 3-pointers per game for the Darts. He burst on to the scene last season as a sophomore and is one of the state's top guards as a junior.
Watson can score from anywhere, as evidenced by his two 40-point outings this season. He averages 20.8 points and 3.1 3-pointers per game.