BREAKING NEWS: With the Signing of Egor Demin, BYU Mens Basketball Now Has Three Top 100 Recruits Slated for its 2024-2025 Season

To my understanding, BYU has never before had three incoming Top 100 recruits for its Mens Basketball squad.

BREAKING NEWS:  With the Signing of Egor Demin, BYU Mens Basketball Now Has Three Top 100 Recruits Slated for its 2024-2025 Season

At roughly 12noon (MT) yesterday (Monday, 17 June 2024), BYU Athletics announced that EuroLeague standout and projected NBA lottery pick, Egor Demin, has officially signed a National Letter of Intent and will join BYU's Mens Basketball team for the 2024/25 season.

As crazy as it may sound, with the signing of Demin, BYU now has three top incoming freshman on its squad, a first-ever occurrence for The Y ...

with both joining Demin on the BYU roster this fall.

Egor Demin promotional photo by Nate Edwards from Brigham Young University; photo downloaded 17 May 2024.

According to the BYU news release,

Demin is a "... 6-foot-9 native of Moscow, Russia (who) helped Real Madrid defend its Adidas Next Generation Tournament title, scoring in double figures in all four games played in Berlin, Germany. (Emphasis added.)
"A projected lottery pick in the 2025 NBA Draft, Demin finished with 26 points, 11 rebounds and six assists in the final against PFBB INSEP Paris, going 6-of-12 from the field and 5-of-6 from the free throw line."
Composite image shared by BYU Basketball (@BYUMBB) on Twitter 17 June 2024.

Iif you're interested, you can catch highlights of Demin playing for EuroLeague's Real Madrid in this YouTube highlight video below. {NOTE: Yes, he's VERY impressive; his jersey number is 9.}

Video by KS1-BASKETBALL and downloaded from YouTube on 17 June 2024.

AUTHOR'S NOTE: For college basketball and BYU fans who may have missed it, you might also find this Article/OpEd I published last week about the potential impact of Kevin Young on BYU to be interesting/intriguing. It's titled

"ANALYSIS/OPINION: I Suspect BYU'S Kevin Young is Likely to Become Its Most Transformative Head Coach Ever. Here's Why."


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