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BYU international basketball tracker: Fredette provides offensive explosion in Merlion Cup

While Kyle Collinsworth is the only BYU basketball player headed to an NBA training camp this season, there are plenty of other Cougars who are playing basketball around the world.

Some of those players have already started playing their regular-season games while others have participated in exhibition games and preseason tournaments.

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

Although the French ProB regular season is still weeks away, Abouo has already been on the floor with Denain, playing in the Disneyland Paris Leaders Cup. In the 72-71 loss to Saint-Quentin, he went scoreless while missing his only two shots in 10 minutes of action.

Up next is a game on Tuesday night against Charleville-Mezieres in the Leaders Cup.

Agustin Ambrosino, Gandia (Spain-LEB silver)

After playing the 2015-16 season in Argentina, Ambrosino made the move to play in Spain for Gandia. His first game will be on Saturday against Sammic ISB.

Brandon Davies Monaco, France-ProA

After a strong preseason that saw him score in double figures in the last three games, Davies didn't have a great offensive showing in the first game of the season. In the 90-74 win over Asvel, he finished with eight points on 3 for 10 shooting from the floor and 2 for 3 from the free-throw line. He added two rebounds and two steals in 23 minutes.

Up next is his first matchup with his former team Chalon on Saturday.

Chase Fischer, Scafati (Italy-Serie A2)

After an impressive two seasons with the Cougars, Fischer will start his pro career playing in the second best league in Italy. He starts the regular season on Sunday in a matchup with Treviglio.

Jimmer Fredette, Shanghai Sharks (China-CBA)

Although he hasn't even played a regular-season game in China yet, Fredette has already made a huge impact for Shanghai. He carried the offense, leading the team in scoring in each of the four game as the Sharks came away with the title in the Merlion Cup.

His most impressive outing came in the championship game against Mighty Sports (Philippines) when he finished with 43 points, including three free throws with no time left on the clock for the come-from-behind 78-77 win. He also chipped in with 13 rebounds, two assists and a block.

Up next is a trip stateside to face off against the Houston Rockets on Sunday night.

Tyler Haws, Anwil (Poland-TBL)

After playing his rookie season in Spain, Haws is now in Poland playing with Anwil in the country's top league. His first regular-season game will come on Oct. 9, against Polpharma.

Vuk Ivanovic, Penarol (Argentina-LigaA)

Ivanovic has already played two regular-season games in the top league in Argentina. He was at his best in a 95-65 win over Quilmes MP, when he totaled 10 points on 4 for 6 shooting from the floor and 2 for 3 from the free-throw line. He added two rebounds and two assists in 19 minutes of action. Up next is a battle with Boca Juniors on Wednesday.

Trent Plaisted, Phoenix Hagen (Germany-BBL)

Plaisted is off to a solid start in his first game in Germany. He finished with eight points on 3 for 7 shooting from the floor and 2 for 2 from the foul line. He added five rebounds, an assist and a block in the team's 84-75 loss to Goettingen. Up next is a matchup on Friday night with Bremerhaven, which is led by former Indiana lead guard Jordan Hulls.

Jonathan Tavernari, Mens Sana (Italy-Serie A2)

Tavernari stayed in the same league as a year ago, but changed teams. He moved from Agropoli to Mens Sana. He will play his first game on Sunday against Latina Basket before squaring off with Chase Fischer and Scafati in Week 2.

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