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BYU international basketball tracker: Fredette puts up big numbers; Carlino signs in Spain

BYU is well represented as 10 former players are playing professional basketball internationally after Matt Carlino signed to play in Spain. Some are putting up massive numbers on good teams while others are looking to find their footing playing on a new team or in a new league.

Here is a look at where the former Cougars are playing around the world and how they have performed so far.


Charles Abouo, Denain (France-ProB)


Abouo is off to a nice start for one of the top teams in ProB. He had a solid performance in an 89-79 win over Lille with 10 points on 3-of-7 shooting from the floor and 3 for 4 from the foul line. He added five assists, four rebounds and a steal in 19 minutes.

On the season, he is averaging 9.2 points on 45.5 percent shooting from beyond the arc to go along with 2.8 rebounds and 1.4 assists in five games.


Agustin Ambrosino, Gandia (Spain-LEB Silver)


Ambrosino has played well recently scoring in double figures in the last two games. His best outing came in a 77-71 loss to Valladolid when he had 18 points and a game-high 10 rebounds in 31 minutes.

On the season, he is averaging a team-leading 9.4 points and 4.4 rebounds in seven games.


Rashaun Broadus, Lietuvos Rytas (Lithuania-LKL)


Broadus has been a solid contributor since joining Lietuvos Rytas part way through the season. He had one of his best showings in a 73-62 win over Dzukija with 15 points on 6-of-10 shooting from the floor, including 3 for 4 from 3-point land. He added three assists and a rebound in 18 minutes.

On the season, he is averaging 6.0 points, 3.3 assists and 2.2 rebounds in six games in the Lithuanian League.

In four EuroCup games, he is averaging 3.3 points and 2.3 assists in 17.5 minutes.


Matt Carlino, Huesca (Spain-LEB Gold)


After splitting the 2015-16 season between France and the D-League, Carlino found a new home playing in Spain. He had a solid performance in an 81-79 loss to Araberri with 12 points on 5-of-12 shooting from the floor to go along with five rebounds, an assist and a steal in 28 minutes.

On the season, he is averaging 11.3 points, 5.7 rebounds and 2.0 assists in three games.


Brandon Davies, Monaco (France-ProA)


Davies has been a key piece to a Monaco team that has started out the season with 10 wins in 11 games over all competitions. One of his best games came in a 79-71 win over Gravelines when he had 15 points on 7-of-10 shooting from the floor with 11 rebounds, three assists and two blocks in 27 minutes.

In seven French league games, he is averaging 11.1 points, 6.3 rebounds and 1.7 assists in 22 minutes.

In four Basketball Champions League games, he is averaging 9.0 points, 3.8 rebounds, 1.5 steals and 1.3 assists in 20 minutes.


Chase Fischer, Scafati (Italy-Serie A2)


After a rough shooting performance that saw him finish with six points and six rebounds in an 81-70 loss to Rieti, Fischer hasn't played in the last two games for Scafati.

On the season, he is averaging 11.5 points, 3.3 rebounds, 1.3 assists and 1.0 steals in four games.


Jimmer Fredette, Shanghai Sharks (China-CBA)

https://twitter.com/Sportando/status/797077891108536321Fredette is having a remarkable start to his season with the Shanghai Sharks. His best outing of last came in a 111-88 win over Guangdong when he finished with 51 points on 18-of-31 shooting from the floor, including 9 for 17 from 3-point range and 6 of 7 from the free-throw line. He also led the team with 10 rebounds, six assists and a pair of steals.

On the season, he is averaging 40.8 points on 53.5 percent shooting with 6.2 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 1.6 steals for the 5-0 Sharks.


Tyler Haws, Anwil (Poland-TBL)


Haws has had some nice moments but has also had some setbacks during his first season in Poland. He has scored in double figures in three of games but missed a game with concussion-like symptoms. His best performance came in a 70-56 loss to MKS DG when he totaled 15 points on 4-of-10 shooting from the floor, including 2 for 5 from beyond the arc.

On the season, he is averaging 8.8 points, 2.4 rebounds, 1.2 steals and 1.0 assists in five games.


Trent Plaisted, Phoenix Hagen (Germany-BBL)


While his team is struggling mightily, starting out the season 0-8, Plaisted has produced some nice numbers. One of his best games game in a 95-85 loss to Telekom Baskets when he registered 16 points on 7-of-13 shooting from the floor with eight rebounds, two assists and a steal in 22 minutes.

On the season, he is averaging 11.4 points on 50.7 percent shooting with 7.5 rebounds and 2.8 assists in 26.3 minutes.


Jonathan Tavernari, Mens Sana (Italy-Serie A2)


Tavernari is still struggling through a shooting slump but making other contributions for a 5-1 team. One of his best games came in a 78-73 win over Viola when he had nine points, four rebounds, an assist and a steal in 33 minutes.

In six games, he is averaging 6.8 points, 4.2 rebounds and 1.2 assists in 28.7 minutes.

Jay Yeomans is a sports writer for DeseretNews.com. Contact him at jyeomans@deseretdigital.com.