Video: MaxPreps MLK Classic highlightsMatt Van Komen and Pleasant Grove took on Bishop O'Dowd in January.
Quite possibly the tallest high school basketball prospect in the country, 7-foot-4 Matt Van Komen
of Pleasant Grove (Utah)
gave a verbal commitment to Utah on Monday morning.
Van Komen announced his decision via Twitter:
As a junior, Van Komen averaged 16.6 points and 9.3 rebounds per game as Pleasant Grove recorded 21 wins and reached the Class 6A state championship game.247Sports
pegs Van Komen as a Top 250 prospect. Baylor and Gonzaga were among and handful of other programs that offered the Beehive State big man.