TAMU Men's Basketball BIO
11 J-Mychal Reese
Appeared in just six games during his second season in the program, logging 16.0 minutes per outing … averaged 7.0 points per contest with 12 rebounds, six assists, three steals and two blocked shots … suspended for the first four games of the season due to a violation of athletic department policy … made his season debut against Sam Houston State (11/24) … reached double-digit scoring in back-to-back games, scoring 11 points vs. SMU (11/30) and 10 against Houston (12/4) … dismissed from the program in mid-December for a violation of athletic department policies.
During his rookie campaign drew 25 starts while playing in all 33 games … averaged 26.2 minutes while contributing 6.2 points and 2.3 rebounds per game … compiled 61 assists and 19 steals … shot .366 from the field (78-for-213) and .364 (29-for-38) from 3-point range while owning a .763 shooting clip from the free throw line … made his Aggie debut in the season-opener against Louisiana Tech (11/9) … dished out a season-high six assists against Troy (11/12) and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (12/18) … notched a person-best four steals vs. Saint Louis (11/19) during the CBE Classic at the Sprint Center in Kansas City … scored a season-high 15 points against Prairie View A&M (11/15), a mark he would set three other times during the season - vs. Northwestern State (11/16), vs. Stephen F. Austin (12/5) and vs. Tennessee (2/23) … made an impressive 5-of-8 shots from the field against the Lumberjacks … played a personal-best 47 minutes during the four-overtime contest against the Volunteers … pulled down 75 rebounds on the year, including a season-high seven at LSU (1/23) … enjoyed a notable performance during the overtime win at Mississippi State (1/ 30) when he scored six of the Aggies' eight points in the extra period.
A consensus four-star prospect and top-100 national recruit ... one of the best point guards in the nation ... the top-ranked point guard in Texas and seventh-ranked nationally by ESPN.com ... rated as the sixth-best recruit overall in the state of Texas and 54th-best overall in the entire class of 2012 by ESPN.com ... a three-time all-state pick at local Bryan High School by the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches for his father, John, who is now an assistant coach for the Aggies ... twice named the district’s most valuable player, leading the Vikings to the area playoffs as a junior and to an impressive 30-3 mark as a freshman ... averaged 28.3 points, 6.1 rebounds, 4.6 assists and 2.5 steals as a junior... scored 52 points in a district win over Belton and poured in 40 in Bryan’s playoff loss to state finalist Lakeview Centennial ... averaged 18 points and 5.6 assists as a sophomore (2010) and 18.9 points and 7.8 assists as a freshman (2009) ... played AAU ball for Houston Hoops.
J-Mychal Reese is the son of John and Celeste Reese of Bryan ... born March 9, 1993, in Bryan, Texas ... has an older brother, Jerron, who is a member of A&M’s Class of 2012 ... has a cousin currently playing for the NFL’s New York Giants ... enjoys collecting shoes in his spare time ... majoring in agricultural leadership and development ... chose A&M over Kansas, Louisville, Memphis, Baylor and Texas, among others.