NASHVILLE --- Tennessee State men’s basketball Head Coach Dana Ford announced the addition of veteran guard A.C. Reid (San Antonio, Texas) for the upcoming 2017-18 season.
Reid, who completed his undergraduate degree in just three years, will graduate from Liberty University later this week and will be eligible immediately for his final collegiate season. With a degree in sports management from Liberty, Reid will work toward his Master’s degree at TSU.
“We are proud to announce the addition of A.C. to our Tennessee State family,” Ford said. “He comes from an outstanding family that has experienced a great amount of basketball success. We expect A.C. to make an immediate impact on the program.”
Reid appeared in 96 career games with 18 starts for Liberty, which competes at the Division I level in the Big South Conference. Over the course of his three-year career in Lynchburg, Va., the 6-5 guard averaged 5.6 points, 2.1 rebounds and 1.4 assists.
During the 2016-17 season, Reid helped Liberty win 21 games and make a run to the Semifinals of the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament. Reid put up 4.8 points and 1.5 rebounds per game. He connected on 46 threes on the year.
Reid’s top offensive season at Liberty came as a sophomore in 2015-16 as he averaged 7.8 points to go with 2.8 rebounds and 1.5 assists per game. Reid also led the Flames with 60 three pointers on the year and made 135 threes during his three seasons at Liberty.
Reid joins this year’s recruiting class with Hampus Ahlin (Stockholm, Sweden), David Morris (Erie, Pa.), DaJion Henderson (Los Angeles, Calif.), Kamar McKnight (Toronto, Ont.) and Stokley Chaffee (Oakland, Calif.).