It has been an eventful season for those who have transferred from Utah schools to play their college basketball elsewhere. There has been some huge recent scoring production from former BYU guards Frank Bartley IV and Jordan Chatman while Isaac Neilson has shown off his shot-blocking ability.
Ex-Ute Chris Reyes has made a big splash at Pepperdine while former Aggies David Collette and Lew Evans have found significant roles playing in the Pac-12 and SEC.
Here is a look at the local players who transferred to other Division 1 schools and how they have performed so far this season.
Isaac Neilson, UVU
While his offensive production has taken a dip recently, Neilson has still been a huge asset to the Wolverines thanks to his rebounding and shot blocking.
His best showing lately came in a 74-69 loss to New Mexico State when he totaled 14 points on 7 for 9 shooting from the floor with 10 rebounds and two blocks.
On the season, he is averaging 11.3 points on 57.1 percent shooting with 9.5 rebounds, 1.9 blocks and 1.0 assists in 22 games.
Frank Bartley IV, Louisiana-Lafayette
Bartley has had some really big games recently even though the Ragin’ Cajuns have struggled to win games. His best outing came in an 85-82 loss to Georgia State when he totaled 31 points on 10 for 18 shooting from the floor, including 7 for 15 from beyond the arc. He added six rebounds and four assists in 38 minutes.
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