BYU basketball coach Dave Rose is thumbing through a blue binder that sits on his desk in the basketball office.
Listed on those pages inside the binder are the players who are serving, or are about to serve, LDS Church missions around the world. It includes information about when they leave, when they return, where they are serving.
Yes, the future of BYU’s basketball program is in far-flung locales, from Sacramento (Braiden Shaw) to Las Vegas (Jakob Hartsock) to Boston (Cory Calvert) to Germany (Nick Emery). In the near future, they’ll be in places like Italy, France and Panama.