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LSU freshman forward Naz Reid was one of 21 players named to the 2019 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Center of the Year Award watch list. Per

Named after Class of 1995 Hall of Famer and three-time NCAA Champion Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, the annual honor in its fifth year recognizes the top centers in men’s college basketball. A national committee comprising top college basketball personnel determined the watch list of 21 candidates.

Reid, from Asbury Park, New Jersey and Roselle Catholic High School, is a five-star recruit after averaging 14.8 points, 7.7 rebounds and 2.1 assists in his senior season prior to coming to LSU. His team won the non-public Class B state title game, 63-61 when Reid scored an alley-oop dunk with 6.3 seconds to play. He also participated in the McDonald’s All-Star game with 15 points and 11 rebounds this past summer.

LSU's Basketball season begins on November 6 against Southeastern Louisiana at 7:30 p.m. CT.
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