LSU’s Naz Reid named to Freshmen All-America Team

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NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE – MARCH 15: Naz Reid #0 of the LSU Tigers shoots the ball against the Florida Gators during the Quarterfinals of the SEC Basketball Tournament at Bridgestone Arena on March 15, 2019 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

LSU forward Naz Reid was named this week to the 2019 Collegeinsider.com Kyle Macy Freshmen All-America team.

Reid was one of three players from the Southeastern Conference on the list and he is joined by Ashton Hagans and Tyler Herro of Kentucky.

Reid started 32 of 34 games he played in, earning All-SEC Freshman honors as the Tigers went 28-7 and won the Southeastern Conference regular season title and advanced to the NCAA Sweet 16 round.

Reid averaged 13.6 points per game (second on the team) and a team high 7.2 rebounds per game. The Asbury Park, New Jersey native made 46.8 percent of his field goal attempts (171-365) with 28 three-pointers. He made 72.7 percent of his free throw attempts.

Reid was 16th in the league in scoring and T8 in rebound average along with sixth in the SEC in field goal percentage. In league play, he averaged 13.9 points and 7.8 rebounds.

The complete list for the 2019 Collegeinsider.com Kyle Macy Freshmen All-America Team:

Robert Allen | 6-8 | Samford
James Akinjo | 6-0 | Georgetown
Charles Bassey | 6-11 | Western Kentucky
R.J. Barrett | 6-7 | Duke
Ignas Brazdeikis | 6-7 | Michigan
Antoine Davis | 6-1 | Detroit Mercy
Lamine Diane | 6-7 | CSUN
Luguentz Dort | 6-4 | Arizona State
Kevin Easley | 6-6 | Chattanooga
Adam Flagler | 6-3 | Presbyterian
Jayden Gardner | 6-6 | East Carolina
Ashton Hagans | 6-3 | Kentucky
Jaxson Hayes | 6-11 | Texas
Cameron Healy | 6-3 | Albany
Tyler Herro | 6-5 | Kentucky
Tre Jones | 6-2 | Duke
Xavier Johnson | 6-3 | Pittsburgh
Romeo Langford | 6-6 | Indiana
Nick Muszynski | 6-11 | Belmont
Kevin Obanor | 6-8 | Oral Roberts
Jalen Pickett | 6-4 | Siena
Neemias Queeta | 6-11 | Utah State
Naz Reid | 6-10 | LSU
Sam Sessoms | 6-0 | Binghamton
Kai Toews | 6-2 | UNCW
Coby White | 6-5 | North Carolina
Zion Williamson | 6-7 | Duke
Camren Wynter | 6-2 | Drexel
Alexis Yetna | 6-8 | USF
Marcus Zegarowski | 6-2 | Creighton

(Press Release Provided by LSU Athletics)

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