BYU basketball coach Dave Rose announced Nov. 13 that high school senior Zac Seljaas, out of Bountiful High School, signed a National Letter stating his intent to play for the Cougars.
“Zac fits our program perfectly as a player and person,” Rose said. “Zac can really score the ball but is not defined by that. He’s a terrific passer and tough rebounder. Zac is very competitive on the defensive end and understands team defense and positioning. Zac has had the opportunity to lead his team to a championship at the high school level. He understands what it takes to be successful. I am grateful for Zac’s commitment to BYU and look forward to coaching him.”
Seljaas is a 6-foot-7-inch forward and two-time first-team all-state honoree out of Bountiful High School. He has had many accomplishments and is prepared to play at a higher level. As a junior in 2013–2014, he led the Bountiful Braves to a 26-1 record and the state title in the 4A division.
During the 2013–2014 season, Seljaas averaged 18.6 points, 6.1 rebounds and 3.6 assists while hitting a total of 70 threes. He posted season highs of 33 points, 13 rebounds, eight assists, five steals and seven 3-pointers.
In addition to playing at Bountiful, Seljaas played during the AAU season with the Utah Prospects under the direction of coach Lynn Lloyd.
Seljaas is the son of Gary and Carleen Seljaas. His older sister Nancy played basketball at BYU from 2002 to 2006.
BYU expects great things from him, and he expects to be great.