BYU men’s basketball: Olympus star Jeremy DowDell shows ultimate team attitude in taking walk-on offer

Olympus Titans Jeremy DowDell (0) licks his lips during the game against the Timpanogos Timberwolves during the 5A boys basketball championship tournament at the Dee Events Center in Ogden on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019.
Silas Walker, Deseret News
Olympus’ Jeremy DowDell goes to the hoop against East’s Brennan Hall in a boys basketball game at East High School on Friday, Feb. 15, 2019.
Spenser Heaps, Deseret News

HOLLADAY — BYU’s latest men’s basketball pledge wasn’t granted a scholarship and doesn’t have any plans to seek one.

Olympus sharpshooter Jeremy DowDell tweeted out late on Monday that he was 100 percent committed to Mark Pope and his program, and in an interview on ESPN960 let it be known how uniquely committed he is.

“For me, a scholarship has never been super important,” he said. “I would love to see Coach Pope take that scholarship and give it to a player who really needs it and would make our team a ton better … I just want to win.”

And it’s not as if DowDell didn’t have scholarship offers presented to him. The 6-foot-4 guard cites five solid …read more

Source:: Deseret News – Sports News


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