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#23 Brandon Reed

Brandon Reed - Men's Basketball - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Year Graduated 2013
Experience 2 VL
Height 6-3 1/2
Weight 182
Hometown Powder Springs, Ga.
Last School Whitefield Academy / Arkansas State
Brandon Reed - Men's Basketball - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

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Career Notes

Left-handed combo guard who started 43 games at Tech in two seasons and gave the Yellow Jackets good scoring punch at times … Sat out the 2010-11 season after transferring from Arkansas State … Has reached double figures in 14 games at Tech… Surpassed the 800-point plateau for his career against Florida State (finished his junior year with 860), including 469 during his freshman year at Arkansas State … Elected to graduate in the summer of 2013 and transfer back to Arkansas State to play his final season of basketball.

2012-13Game-by-Game Statistics

Started the first 15 games of the season before giving way to Chris Bolden … Contributed important minutes, sometimes with scoring, other times on the glass, after he went to the bench… Put it all together to help Tech beat Maryland with 17 points (6-9 FG, 3-4 on 3s, 2-3 FT), five rebounds, four assists, two steals and no turnovers in 21 minutes … Had scored just six points in the four games prior… Scored nine points each against Florida State, Virginia Tech and Boston College … Had four assists and four reboounds in Tech’s win at Virginia Tech … Went scoreless but grabbed six rebounds in win at Wake Forest … Went 4-for-6 with a three and two assists at BC… Led Tech with 14 points (6-of-10 FG, two 3s) with four rebounds and five assists against Alabama State… Scored just nine points in Tech’s first four games, but had a break-through effort against Saint Mary’s at the DirecTV Classic, establishing a Tech career-best with 19 points (6-8 FG, four 3s)… Gave great effort on the glass, getting seven rebounds against Rice and six against Tulane and Wake Forest (both meetings), and committed just 25 turnovers while dishing 37 assists…Hit career-best 38.4 pct. from 3-point range (42.1 pct. in ACC games), a big improvement over his 27.9 pct. last year.

2011-12Game-by-Game Statistics

Wing player who started 29 games, averaging 25.7 minutes… Averaged 9.4 ppg in 8 games in February (4 in double figures), including a season-high and team-best 18 points (4-8 on 3s) at FSU… Hit 2 big FT with 11 seconds left in a 51-47 win over Boston College, and a big 3 with 27 seconds left in Tech’s 63-61 win over Maryland… Averaged 6.8 ppg in ACC games (29.6% FG, 27.4% on 3s), with 5 double-figure games… Scored 12 at NC State on January 11, 18 at FSU on F1, 11 at Wake on February 15, 10 at Virginia Tech on February 18, 11 vs. Clemson on February 21… Made 18 straight FT dating back to J15 at Maryland before missing his 3rd attempt of the game February 25 against Maryland. Converted 87.5% from the line in ACC games (28-for-32), 73.3% for the year… Tech’s 6th-leading scorer overall at 7.5 ppg, reached double figures in 11 games, including 16 each vs. Fordham, Savannah State, FAMU… Lifted Tech at Georgia, scoring 12 points without attempting a 3… Averaged 9.3 ppg and hitting 44.7 pct. FG in Tech’s wins.

Arkansas State

Earned Sun Belt Conference Freshman of the Year honors in the 2009-10 season … Led the Red Wolves in scoring at 15.1 points a game and broke a 38-year-old school mark for points scored by a freshman … Averaged 16.8 points in league play.

Also was named to all-district teams by the National Association of Basketball Coaches and the United States Basketball Writers of America … Led the Red Wolves to a 17-14 finish overall last year, 11-7 in the Sun Belt Conference … Scored a season-high 34 points against Denver, and 30 against Western Kentucky … Led the Red Wolves in scoring 14 times.

High School

Led Whitefield Academy in Atlanta to the Georgia Class A state championship game all four years, helping the school win the title as a senior … Averaged 21 points, eight rebounds and five assists as a senior in leading Whitefield to a 28-7 record … He was named Class A Player of the Year and made the all-state team in 2009 … Lettered two years in track, competing in the hurdles, 400 meters and 4×400 relay … Honor roll student his last three years.


Born October 17, 1990 in Kansas City, Kan. … Son of Brian, Sr., and Princess Elmore … Middle of five children … Cousin of former NFL and Auburn running back Joe Cribbs … Nephew of Missouri State Hall of Fame women’s basketball player Roshonda Reed … Began playing basketball at age 7 … Majoring in Sociology.

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