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HONORS: Preseason Second-Team All-WAC (2012-13); WAC All-Newcomer Team (2012).
RECORDS LIST: His 41 blocks as a junior is tied with Cass Matheus (2006) for the ninth-most in a single-season in school history... Shot 61.4 percent from the field (135-220) as a junior which ranks eighth all-time at USU in a single-season.
THIS SEASON: An explosive athlete and versatile player that can score in a variety of ways... Good around the basket... Expected to have big senior season after working on all phases of the game in offseason... Is left-handed.
2012 SEASON (JR.): Was named to the WAC's all-newcomer team as a junior as he finished the year averaging 10.0 points, 5.1 rebounds and 1.1 blocks per game... Led the WAC in field goal shooting at 61.4 percent (135-220), ranked sixth in blocked shots per game (1.14) and was 14th in rebounding (5.1)... Shot 67.9 percent at the free throw line (91-134) and played an average of 25.0 minutes per game... Was 0-of-1 from three-point range on the season... Scored in double-figures 18 times during the season including three 20-point games... Scored a career-high 27 points against Kent State (12/22) in the Utah State hosted Athletes In Action Classic as he was 12-of-13 from the field, which ranked as the sixth-best single-game shooting performance in the NCAA during the 2011-12 season... Was named to the Athletes In Action Classic all-tournament team... Recorded his only double-double of the season against Fresno State (1/5) with 16 points and a career-high tying 10 rebounds... Recorded 10 rebounds in four games during the year... Had a career-high four assists against Hawai'i (1/26) and a career-best three steals against CSU Bakersfield (3/14)... Also tied his career-high with three blocks against the Roadrunners and swatted three shots in four separate games during the year... His three blocked shots against CSUB in the first round of the CIT tied USU's single-game postseason record... Led the WAC with 40 dunks... Led the team in rebounding 12 times and in scoring five times... Played in 36 games during the season and started 28 games.
JUNIOR COLLEGE: Averaged 17.1 points, 6.3 rebounds, 1.5 blocks and 1.5 steals per game as a sophomore at Antelope Valley Junior College as he shot 62.3 percent from the field (124-199), 17.6 percent from three-point range (3-17) and 67.0 percent at the free throw line (73-109)... Scored in double-figures in all 19 games he played in during the season, including five 20-point games... Also had four double-doubles during the year... Was named the Most Valuable Player of the Ventura Tournament as he scored a career-high 24 points in back-to-back games... Earned first-team all-Foothill Conference honors and honorable mention all-state accolades as a freshman at Antelope Valley as he averaged 11.1 points, 7.2 rebounds and 2.4 blocks per game... Had a career-high 18 rebounds against San Bernardino Valley and set the single-game school record with seven blocked shots against Moorpark... Scored in double-figures 21 times during the season and had four double-doubles... Finished the year with 86 blocks to lead the conference and set a new California Junior College single-season record for blocks by a freshman.
HIGH SCHOOL: Prepped at Highland High School in Palmdale, Calif., where he was named first-team all-state and the Defensive Player of the Year in the Golden League during his senior season, while averaging approximately 24.0 points, 13.0 rebounds and 6.0 blocks per game.
PERSONAL: Full name is Kyisean Reed... Born Aug. 25, 1989 in Los Angeles, Calif... One of six children of Angela Michelle Reed... Enjoys going to the movies and coaching basketball... Majoring in interdisciplinary studies.... First name is pronounced Key-Shawn.