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Mark Pope flips longtime BYU commit to Kentucky

Collin Chandler, one of BYU’s best basketball recruits in modern history, is following Mark Pope to Lexington.

, one of BYU's best basketball recruits in modern history, is following to Lexington.

On Tuesday, it was announced that Chandler — who was a four-star signee in BYU's 2022 class— would be coming to , according to a report by 247Sports.

Chandler will be released from his national letter of intent with the Cougars, which he signed in November 2021, in order to follow Pope to Kentucky.

A 6-foot-4 combo guard prospect, Chandler was ranked as a four-star recruit and the No. 37 overall player in the country by the 247Sports Composite in that 2022 recruiting class.

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