Reggie Reid: Age, Height, Career, All The Facts

Reggie Reid
The A&M-Commerce Lions battle it out against the Angelo St. Rams on January 6, 2018 at the Field House in Commerce, Tx. Photo by Evan Luecke

On January 24, 1997, Reggie Reid was born to his mother, Stephanie Reid, and he has one older sibling, Derrick. He’s 6ft in height and weighs 175lbs. He lives in Harlem, a Columbia County, Georgia, United States.

Reid has played in 56 games with 54 starts in his two-year A&M-Commerce career, playing nearly 1,900 minutes. He scored nearly 900 points, with 237 assists and 233 rebounds. Reid was a two-time All-District selection, a two-time All-Conference Selection, the 2017-18 LSC Newcomer of the Year, and the 2018-19 LSC Preseason Player.

Reid was a member of two NCAA Tournament teams and recorded the first known triple-double in program history.

Reggie Reid: High School

Reggie Reid attended Harlem High School. He spent the 2013-14 season at ELEV|8 Sports Institute as a junior, averaging nearly 25 points per game at the prep Academy in Delray Beach, Florida. Reid averaged 27 points per game as a sophomore at Harlem High School and was named a Class 2A First Team All-State selection. Reid was named the Columbia County Player of the Year as a freshman ad a sophomore.

As a senior, Reid nearly averaged a triple-double at Harlem High School by grabbing 9 rebounds, scoring 22 points, and issuing 8.5 assists per game. Reid also added 4 steals per contest, was the Region 3-AA Player of the Year, and is ranked as a top-10 overall recruit in the entire state.

A 3-star recruit by Rivals, Reid was tagged Number 15 player in the Georgia Class of 2015, with all of the players ranked ahead of him at the time committed to high-major college programs.

Future 150 tagged him as a 3-star prospect, noting that “he is lightning-quick and knows when to distribute and when to get his own. Reid is a pest on the defensive end and hardly makes poor decisions with the ball in his hands.”

Reid played his Amateur Athletic Union Basketball with Southern Kings in Georgia, a nationally-recognized program that has sent several players to high-major college programs.

As a Freshman at the University (2015-2016 Season)

Reggie Reid was a freshman at the Florida Gulf Coast University in the 2015/2016 Academic Year, averaging 3.1 points per game.

Reid was named the Atlantic Sun Newcomer of the Week on November 23. He played in 34 games, making 14 starts and 106 assists, bagging the 2nd-most assists among all A-Sun freshmen after his teammate, Zach Johnson, who had 115 assists.

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Reid also led the team in assists 16 times, passing out five or more assists on seven occasions, and handed out multiple assists in 28 of 34 games.

With 2.6 assist-to-turnover ratios, Reid’s was the 3rd-best in the league and the best by a freshman. He added 23 steals and just missed what would have been his first double-double with 18 points and nine assists against Youngstown State.

Reid’s 18 points represented a season-high, and he matched the nine-assist performance in the next game against North Dakota. Reid also recorded a season-high five steals against Youngstown State University.

Reggie Reid: As a Sophomore (2016-2017 Season)

Reid was a serviceable Backup Point Guard who averaged 2.9 points and 2 assists per game. He pulled in a total of 65 assists against just 32 turnovers for an assist-to-turnover ratio of 2.03 to rank 7th in the Atlantic Sun Newcomer.

Reid played in 33 of 34 games, making three starts. He made his first start against Ave Maria on November 29 and tallied a season-high nine points while also passing out seven assists in 21 minutes. Reid made five points and a game-high five assists against Florida International University on December 11.

On December 22, Reid came off the bench against Florida National to pass out a career-high-tying nine assists against just one turnover. He made his second start at Florida Atlantic University on December 28 and logged a season-high 28 minutes. Reid made his final start of the campaign in Atlantic Sun Newcomer action against Kennesaw State on February 11.

Reid matched a career-best with two made 3-pointers at the University of Southern California on February 18, totaling 36 rebounds. He ranked 4th in Florida Golf Coast University with 21 steals and an average of 13.9 minutes per game.

2017-2018 Season

Reid played in 31 games with 29 starts as a junior. He scored 505 points to lead the team and led the team with 131 assists. Reid averaged 16.3 points, 4.0 rebounds, and 4.2 assists.

Reid was fifth in the LSC in scoring, fifth in steals, fifth in assists, and fifth in minutes. He scored in double figures in 28 games, including 17 games in a row to start the season, and scored 20 or more points in seven games, including a season-high 35 points against Western New Mexico.

Reid scored 29 points with four rebounds and five assists against Midwestern State and recorded a double-double with 12 points and a season-high 14 assists against Midwestern State. Reid averaged 23.0 points, 6.5 rebounds, and 4.0 assists in the LSC Tournament to garner All-Tournament team honors.

As a member of two NCAA Tournament teams, Reid led the team to its seventh NCAA playoff berth in program history and helped win its first NCAA Regional playoff game since 2005.

Reggie Reid: 2018-2019 Season

Reid bagged LSC Offensive Player of the Week and Preseason Player of the Year. He played in and started 25 games as a senior, scored 372 points, and dished out 106 assists. He averaged 14.9 points, 4.4 rebounds, 4.3 assists, and 1.7 steals.

Reid shot 39.5 per cent from the field and ranked first in the LSC in assists per game, fifth in scoring average, and sixth in steals. Reid scored in double figures in 21 games and scored 20+ points in four different games, including twice scoring 23 points.

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