Men’s Hoops: A closer look at the starters: #20, Bryant Markson

S o THIS is what the hype was about.Recruited by Kentucky and Arizonaout of high school, Markson followedTim Drisdom to Utah, where he promptlytook residence on Rick Majerus’ bench.Markson’s high-flying, up-tempo style ofplay didn’t suit the coach, so Bryant sat.Thanks to coach Giacoletti, Marksonhas been reborn. His shot has improved,his defense is staunch and his hops allowhim to achieve dunks that would makeJosh Smithjealous. Allof that improvementparlayeditself intothird-team,All-MWChonors.