June 25, 2024

Collin Chandler, the No. 33 overall recruit in the 2022 class, has been released from his National Letter of Intent with BYU and will join Mark Pope at Kentucky, he informs 247 Sports.

The 6-foot-4, 170-pound shooting guard from Farmington (Utah) was expected to play for the Cougars this season after serving a two-year mission, but he is now following Mark Pope to Kentucky and will make his NCAA debut in 2024-25 for the Wildcats.

Chandler told 247Sports:

“I am grateful to Cougar Nation for welcoming me as family from the start and for their support throughout a difficult period in my life. I consider myself fortunate to have had the opportunity to interact with such a dedicated and caring fan group. I am very grateful to Coach Pope for his mentorship and belief in me from the beginning.

The journey of pursuing aspirations is amazing. Chasing my dreams and aspirations in basketball has always offered me great joy and fulfillment. The game means everything to me.

I am grateful to Cougar Nation for welcoming me as a family member from the start and for their assistance at a difficult period. I consider myself fortunate to have had the opportunity to interact with such a dedicated and caring fan group. I am very grateful to Coach Pope for his mentorship and belief in me from the beginning.
This voyage has already brought me to places I never would have imagined. Growing up, my ultimate desire was to compete against the world’s best players. I am extremely glad for the opportunity to do just that. The road I had previously envisioned has become clouded during the last few days. After discussing with my family and doing several prayers,

 

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