LSU Gold
Position
Forward
Height
6'3
Class
Junior
Hometown
Baltimore, Md.
High School
St. Frances Academy
Previous School
Maryland
Experience
1L

2024 SEC Player of the Year
2024 First Team All-SEC
2023-24 four-time SEC Player of the Week
2024 one-time National Player of the Week
2024 Wooden Award All-America Team
2024 AP Second Team All-America
2024 USBWA First Team All-America
2024 WBCA All-America
2023 Sporting News Athlete of the Year
2023 BET Sportswoman of the Year
2023 ESPY for Best Breakthrough Athlete
2023 Final Four Most Outstanding Player

2023 First Team All-America (AP, WBCA, USBWA, The Athletic)
2023 Greenville Regional 2 All-Tournament Team
2023 Greenville Regional 2 MVP
2023 First Team All-SEC
2023 SEC All-Defensive Team
2023 seven-time SEC Player of the Week
2023 Goombay Splash MVP

SENIOR SEASON (2023-24)
Led the SEC in scoring (18.6 ppg) and rebounding (13.4 rpg) for the second season in a row… Became the first player since Wendy Scholtens from Vanderbilt in 1989 and 1990 to lead the league in both stats over consecutive seasons… Finished the season with 76 assists, 62 steals and 32 blocks…  Her 441 total rebounds rank No. 7 in program history… Scored in double-figures in all 67 of her games at LSU… Led the nation with 5.5 offensive rebounds per game… Secured 27 double-doubles in the season to lead the SEC and rank No. 2 in the nation, bringing her total at LSU to 61 – the second most in program history… Reese along with teammate Aneesah Morrow (21) were the only two teammates in the country to both record 20+ double-doubles… Finished her career with a 16-game double-double streak, her third streak of 10+ double-doubles at LSU… Had 16 games in which she scored 20+ points, including a stretch of nine out of 10 games that included streaks of four and five games… Had 13 games with 15+ rebounds and three games with 20+ rebounds… Had 25 points and 20 rebounds against Auburn on Feb. 22, her seventh career 20/20 game and sixth 25/20 game… Ranked No.3  in the nation with 193 made free throws (No. 3 in program history) and No. 2 with 266 attempted free throws (No. 3 in program history)… Attempted 10+ free throws in 10 games throughout the season and made 10+ free throws in five games… Had 3+ steals in 10 games, including three with 5+ steals…Had eight games with 4+ assists, including three with 6+ assists, dishing out a career-high 7 assists on Jan. 11 against Texas A&M to go with 20 points and 11 rebounds… Made 10+ field goals in four games throughout the season… Averaged 15.8 points and 15.3 rebounds in four NCAA Tournament games, leading the Tigers to the Elite Eight… Secured a double-double in all four NCAA Tournament games to give her 10 consecutive March Madness double-doubles to tie the NCAA Tournament record… Had 17 points, 20 rebounds, 4 assists, 3 blocks and 2 steals in the season finale against Iowa.

JUNIOR SEASON (2022-23)
Starred for LSU and touted as one of the best players in the country, leading the Tigers to their first National Championship while averaging a double-double … A first-team all-America selection by the AP, WBCA and USBWA … Led the SEC in both scoring (23.0 ppg) and rebounding (15.4 rpg), becoming just the fifth player in conference history to lead the league in both categories … Set an NCAA record with 34 double-doubles during the season … Began the season with 23 consecutive double-doubles, breaking Sylvia Fowles’ previous LSU record of 19 … The 23 double-doubles were also the most in SEC history to begin a season according to ESPN … Set an SEC record with 555 rebounds, eight shy of the NCAA record … Also set the SEC records with 240 made free throws and 339 free throw attempts … Her 830 points were the third most in LSU history … In her LSU debut, Reese scored 31 points against Bellarmine to set the LSU record for points in an LSU women’s basketball debut … In LSU’s win over Lamar on Dec. 14, Reese did something that no pro or college basketball player has done in at least the past 20 years (per @OptaStats on Twitter): Reese was the only NBA, WNBA or Division I men’s or women’s player in the last 20 years to have at least 30+ points, 15+ rebounds, 4+ assists, 4+ steals and shoot over 80-percent in the same game … Reese scored more than 30 in LSU’s next game on Dec. 17 against Montana St. in Maui, becoming the first LSU player since Elaine Powell in 1995-96 with consecutive 30-point games … In LSU’s next game again Oregon State in Maui on Dec. 18, Reese put up 25 points and 20 rebounds to record the 20th 20/20 game in LSU history … Reese would go on to record a total of six 20/20 games in 2022-23, the most by an LSU player since Maree Jackson had eight during the 1976-77 season … Reese set the LSU single-game rebounds record with 28 boards on January 5 against Texas A&M … Reese had multiple viral moments throughout the season, but two that standout are the “Shoe Block” on Jan. 19 against Arkansas where she blocked a shot with one shoe on and holding her other shoe that had fallen off in her hand; and the “Tik Tok Dance” where she recorded a steal and fast break and-one layup on Jan. 30 against Tennessee … In LSU’s game against Ole Miss on Feb. 16, Reese had 36 points and 20 rebounds … The following game at Florida on Feb. 19 Reese became the first SEC player in over 20 years with 25 points, 16 rebounds, 5 assists, 3 blocks and 2 steals … In the NCAA Tournament, Reese continued to make history … With 34 points, 15 rebounds, 3 steals, 3 blocks and 2 assists, she became the first SEC player ever with 30 points and 15 rebounds in a NCAA Tournament game and she tied the LSU record (Marie Ferdinand, 2001) for points in a NCAA Tournament game… In the second-round against Michigan, Reese had 25 points and 24 rebounds to set LSU’s NCAA Tournament record for rebounds in a game – also the third-most in NCAA Tournament history … Reese recorded a double-double in all six of LSU’s NCAA Tournament game to reach the NCAA record of 34 … She averaged 21.3 points and 15.2 rebounds throughout March Madness … In the National Championship game against Iowa, Reese had 15 points and 10 rebounds … After coming to LSU with just about 70K followers on Instagram, Reese’s brand soared through her first year at LSU, entering the NCAA Tournament with nearly half a million followers; that number climbed to over a million following the National Championship … Reese wore No. 1 for LSU’s first 13 games, but when No. 10 became available, she switched going into SEC play to wear the same number her mom wore at UMBC and her brother wears at Maryland… Helped Team USA bring home the Silver Medal at the 2023 FIBA AmeriCup, averaging 8.3 points and 11.1 rebounds per game… Recorded three double-doubles in the AmeriCup against Cuba, Colombia and Canada… Grabbed a total of 78 rebounds during the tournament to set a Team USA AmeriCup record.

PRIOR TO LSU
Comes to LSU as one of the most dynamic players in the country after spending two seasons at Maryland… Was rated the top player in the transfer portal in 2022… Earned multiple All-America honors following her sophomore season before entering the transfer portal…Led the Terrapins to the Sweet 16 in 2022 as their top scorer (17.8 ppg) and top rebounder (10.6 rpg)… Became the first Maryland sophomore to average a double-double since 1975… Also added 53 steals and 36 blocks during the season… Reese was named to the AP All-America Third Team and was an honorable mention on the USBWA All-America team… As one of the top players in the Big 10, Reese earned First Team All-Big 10 and Defensive All-Big 10 honors… Played in 15 games as a freshman and averaged 10 points and 6 rebounds, earning a spot on the Big 10 All-Freshman team.

HIGH SCHOOL
No. 2 overall player in the class of 2020 and the No. 1 wing as ranked by ESPN… McDonald’s All-American… led Saint Frances to three straight IAAM championships and two conference titles… averaged 18 points, 20 rebounds and five assists per game for her career… named Player of the Year by The Baltimore Sun after her junior and senior seasons and was also named to the USA Today First Team…. earned All-Metro First Team honors by The Baltimore Sun after her sophomore, junior and senior seasons… pulled down 24 rebounds in the GEICO Nationals in her junior year… named to the Jersey Mike’s Naismith High School Trophy Girls Watch List…played for Team Takeover which won EYBL National Championship.

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