Chris Collinsworth Athlete Profile

#41 Chris Collinsworth

Position: Forward Height: 6-9 Weight: 235 Class: Sophomore Roster Years: 2007-2008 | 2010-2012 Hometown: Provo, UT Mission: Australia Last School: Provo High School

Personal

  • Parents are Jeff and Alisa and has two sisters and two brothers
  • Brother Kyle played as a freshman for BYU in 2010-11 and is currently serving a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Russia
  • Wife's name is Tatum
  • Served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Australia
  • Sports hero is Larry Bird
  • Recruited by North Carolina, N.C. State, West Virginia, Oregon State, Idaho State, USC, Arizona, Arizona State, Utah State, Air Force, Washington State, Colorado, Colorado State and Utah

Before BYU


Provo High School

  • Named the 2007 Gatorade Utah Boys' Basketball Player of the Year after helping his team win the state title with 27 points in the championship game
  • As a senior was first-team all-state and received Deseret News 4A and All-Valley MVP honors
  • Averaged 16.6 points and 12 rebounds per game despite playing most of the season with a fracture in his right index finger
  • Averaged 14.1 points, 6.5 rebounds and 3.3 assists per game to go along with 38 steals and 28 blocks while shooting 56 percent from the field as a junior
  • As a junior earned first-team all-state honors after leading his team to the state championship game, scoring 20 points on 8-for-10 shooting from the field
  • Also named All-Valley Co-MVP by the Deseret News, All-Valley First Team by the Provo Daily Herald and first-team Region 7 in a vote of area coaches
  • A member of the state championship team as a freshman
  • Coached by Craig Drury

AAU

  • Played on the Utah Pump-N-Run AAU team, the top-rated team in the state
  • Coached by John Palica and Michael O'Conner
  • Helped his team finish in the Final Four of the prestigious Adidas Super 64 Tournament in Las Vegas


2007-2008 | Freshman Year

  • Averaged 15.9 minutes, 4.8 rebounds and 3.2 points per game
  • Led the Cougars in rebounds seven times while posting double-digit boards in three games
  • Tied for 13th in the league in rebounds in MWC play with 5.3 while ranking fourth on the team in overall rebounds
  • Season highs of 12 points, 11 rebounds and 25 minutes
  • Tallied his first career double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds against Colorado State in the MWC Tournament
  • Tied for team-high rebounding honors with 7 boards against TCU while adding 7 points and 1 steal
  • Brought down a 11 rebounds to lead all players at UNLV
  • Had 9 points and 9 rebounds against Colorado State
  • Scored 9 points on 3-for-4 shooting from the field and a perfect 3-for-3 mark from the free-throw line in his collegiate debut at Long Beach State while adding 6 rebounds in 20 minutes

2010-2011 | Medical Redshirt Year

  • Averaged 5.9 points, 5.6 rebounds and 1.3 assists while shooting .410 from the field and .741 from the free throw line
  • Led the team in rebounding 4 times and scored in double figures 3 times
  • Posted 7 points and 8 rebounds vs. Utah State
  • Had 15 points, 6 boards, 3 assists and 2 steals vs. Chicago State
  • Had 11 points and 8 rebounds vs. Fresno Pacific
  • Missed 6 games in November and December with an ankle injury and the final 22 gams of the season with a knee injury

2011-2012 | Redshirt Year

  • Played in the first two games of 2011-12 season
  • Missed the rest of the season with a knee injury and received a medical hardship waiver