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Several college athletes who are also members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have stepped away from the court for two years, exchanging their basketball uniforms for missionary suits and ties. This is a list of 20 Division I college basketball players who have served LDS missions.

Jordan Bachynski
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School: Arizona State
Hometown: Calgary, Alberta
High school: Centennial HS
Year: Sophomore
Position: Center
HT/WT: 7-2/243
Mission: Florida

Nate Austin
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School: BYU
Hometown: Alpine, Utah
High school: Lone Peak HS
Year: Freshman
Position: Center, forward
HT/WT: 6-11/230
Mission: McAllen, Texas

Chris Collinsworth
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School: BYU
Hometown: Provo, Utah
High school: Provo HS
Year: Sophomore
Position: Forward
HT/WT: 6-9/235
Mission: Australia

Noah Hartsock
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School: BYU
Hometown: Bartlesville, Okla.
High school: Bartlesville HS
Year: Senior
Position: Forward
HT/WT: 6-8/230
Mission: Salt Lake City, Utah

Ian Harward
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School: BYU
Hometown: Orem, Utah
High school: Orem HS
Year: Freshman
Position: Forward, center
HT/WT: 6-11/215
Mission: San Antonio, Texas

Nick Martineau
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School: BYU
Hometown: Fruit Heights, Utah
High school: Davis HS
Year: Junior
Position: Guard
HT/WT: 6-0/170
Mission: Chile

Stephen Rogers
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School: BYU
Hometown: Mesa, Ariz.
Last school: Mesa Community College
Year: Junior
Position: Forward
HT/WT: 6-8/195
Mission: Cleveland, Ohio

Josh Sharp
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School: BYU
Hometown: Highland, Utah
Last school: Utah
Year: Freshman
Position: Forward
HT/WT: 6-7/185
Mission: Houston, Texas

Brock Zylstra
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School: BYU
Hometown: La Verne, Calif.
High school: Bonita HS
Year: Junior
Position: Guard, forward
HT/WT: 6-6/210
Mission: New Zealand

Brian Cameron
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School: Southern Utah
Hometown: Draper, Utah
Last school: Snow College
Year: Junior
Position: Guard
HT/WT: 6-3/190
Mission: Seoul, South Korea

David Foster
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School: Utah
Hometown: Lake Forest, Calif.
High school: El Toro HS
Year: Senior
Position: Center
HT/WT: 7-3/243
Mission: North Carolina

Alex Mortensen
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School: Utah
Hometown: Springville, Utah
High school: Springville HS
Year: Freshman
Position: Guard
HT/WT: 6-1/165
Mission: Columbus, Ohio

Danny Berger
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School: Utah State
Hometown: Medford, Ore.
Last school: Chemeketa (Ore.) CC
Year: Sophomore
Position: Guard, forward
HT/WT: 6-6/175
Mission: Detroit, Mich.

Mitch Bruneel
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School: Utah State
Hometown: Eagle, Idaho
Last school: College of Southern Idaho
Year: Sophomore
Position: Forward
HT/WT: 6-5/205
Mission: Philippines

Brady Jardine
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School: Utah State
Hometown: Twin Falls, Idaho
High school: Twin Falls HS
Year: Senior
Position: Forward
HT/WT: 6-7/220
Mission: San Antonio, Texas

Jordan Stone
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School: Utah State
Hometown: Smithfield, Utah
High school: Sky View HS
Year: Freshman
Position: Center
HT/WT: 6-10/270
Mission: New York City, N.Y.

Ben Aird
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School: UVU
Hometown: Bountiful, Utah
High school: Bountiful HS
Year: Sophomore
Position: Center
HT: 6-9
Mission: Spokane, Wash.

Keawe Enos
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School: UVU
Hometown: Mesa, Ariz.
Last school: Mesa CC
Year: Sophomore
Position: Guard
HT: 6-1
Mission: Jackson, Miss.

Holton Hunsaker
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School: UVU
Hometown: North Salt Lake, Utah
High school: Woods Cross HS
Year: Sophomore
Position: Guard
HT: 6-0
Mission: Fiji

Darin Mahoney
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School: Weber State
Hometown: Heber City, Utah
High school: Wasatch HS
Year: Senior
Position: Forward
HT/WT: 6-8/225
Mission: Tokyo, Japan