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Morning links: Dick Vitale praises Jakob Poeltl; former Ute C.J. Cron expecting big things; 11-year old hits hole-in-one with Tiger watching

Charismatic college basketball commentator Dick Vitale has unveiled his five "All-Rolls Royce" teams for the 2015-2016 season, and perhaps it should come as no surprise that Vitale recognized University of Utah center Jakob Poeltl.

Naming no centers to his first team, Vitale put Poeltl on his second team. The 7-footer from Austria, who was named Wednesday as one of 10 semifinalists for the Naismith Trophy given to the country's top player, is averaging 17.6 points and nine rebounds per game.

Poeltl is also one of 20 players still under consideration for another Player of the Year award, the John R. Wooden Award.

Former Ute C.J. Cron hoping to make bigger impact for Angels this season

Having been selected by the Los Angeles Angels in the first round of the 2011 Major League Baseball Draft, former University of Utah star C.J. Cron was expected to someday be a highly impactful player in the major leagues.

After finishing the 2015 campaign on a strong note, Cron is looking to do even more in 2016, as told in a story by Alden Gonzalez of

"I'm ready for it," Cron said. "I'm excited. I'm sure everyone says it, but nobody puts more pressure than you put on yourself. It'll be fun."

Youngster makes hole-in-one with Tiger Woods watching

Golf great Tiger Woods was a child prodigy, and on Wednesday, he got a little taste of that medicine while hitting the links with a youngster.

Unveiling a new course he designed, Woods invited a few juniors to play it with him, and 11-year-old Taylor Crozier made a hole-in-one on the first hole.

Moments later, Woods congratulated him with a hug.

Here's video of Crozier's shot.

Ryan McDonald is a sports reporter at Follow him on Twitter @ryanwmcdonald.