4-star center Kolby Lee commits to play for Cougars in 2019

Kolby Lee is a 6-foot-9 260 pound center (Class of 2017) that made a verbal commitment to BYU yesterday.  He plans on serving an LDS mission before suiting up for the Cougs in 2019.


lee_kolby_150pxLee preps at Rocky Mountain High School (Meridian, Idaho), where he played in nine games as a freshman in 2013, and every game since, with 13.7 points, 7.0 rebounds, and 1.8 blocks per game as a sophomore.  Last season (as a junior) he averaged 14.8 points, 8.9 rebounds, and 1.0 blocks per game, despite battling several injuries. He was named to the All-Idaho second-team and was invited to participate in the Top 100 Basketball camp put on by the National Basketball Players Association.

Lee is rated 4-stars by ESPN (grade of 80), and 3-stars by Scout and Rivals. ESPN rates him the No. 1 prospect from Idaho, and the No. 23 center nationally.  He holds scholarship offers from American, Boise State, BYU, DePaul, Kent State, Portland, Richmond, Toledo, UC-Davis, and Utah State.  Lee is also being recruited by Oregon State and Washington State.

Hometown: Meridian, Idaho High School: Rocky Mountain
Class: 2017 HT/WT: 6’9”, 260 lbs.
Position: Center AAU: Hoop Dreams Idaho/Team Fast
Profiles: MaxPreps, HUDL, Verbal Commits Twitter:  @Krlee32
Offer date: July 11, 2016 Commit date:  August 22, 2016
Rivals:3 Stars (3 / 5)
Scout:3 Stars (3 / 5)
ESPN:4 Stars (4 / 5)
Average:3.3 Stars (3.3 / 5)
Offers: American, Boise State, BYU, DePaul, Kent State, Portland, Richmond, Toledo, UC-Davis, and Utah State

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Kolby Lee is a recruit for the BYU Class of 2017.  For a comprehensive list of all of BYU’s c/o ’17 recruits and commitments click here. If you have any additional information or insight about this recruit, please include it in the comment section below.

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  • Ironweed

    Great! Another slow white guy!

  • Kf Bob

    He’s actually a 3.3* composite. Hopefully he can improve his althletic ability.