Here is all about American college basketball player Reed Sheppard including his age, dad, mom, career, bio, records and more
Reed Sheppard emerged out of the locker room with a must-win mindset, trailing Kentucky by ten points at the half. And it was successful. Almost by himself, he put the ‘Cats ahead by six points with his 21-point performance.
Who is Kentucky Wildcats basketball player Reed Sheppard, bio, age, height, parents, dad, mom and career stats
After Sheppard’s three-point play with 4:07 remaining knotted the score at 75, Watson made the game-winning layup and subsequent free throw to give Gonzaga a commanding 78-75 lead. You can evaluate Sheppard’s stat line from an optimistic or pessimistic perspective, depending on whether Kentucky won or lost.
Kentucky freshman Reed Sheppard has been flying up the draft boards 🔥
Who does his game remind you of? 🤔
— ClutchPoints (@ClutchPoints) February 11, 2024
This season, Sheppard’s most effective play has come when he has been aggressive. Let us have a look at who this youngster is.
Who is Reed Sheppard?
Reed Sheppard is an American college basketball player who was born on June 24, 2004 in London, Kentucky, U.S. The 19-year-old plays for the Kentucky Wildcats in the Southeastern Conference (SEC). He stands 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) tall and weighs 187 lb (85 kg). Sheppard went to North Laurel High School.
A look at Reed Sheppard’s career
Soon after graduating from high school, in June 2023, Sheppard enrolled at the University of Kentucky. His father’s jersey number, 15, was given to him.
In the four games he played in the GLOBL JAM tournament in Canada the summer before his freshman year, Sheppard averaged 8.5 points, 5.8 assists, 1.8 steals, and 1.3 blocks as the Wildcats won the tournament without losing.
He is headed to become Kentucky’s single-season steals record holder because of his defensive intensity off the ball. One of the team’s greatest finishers when he attacks the glass and creates plays, he also makes no mistakes when he is open from three-point range.
A family of basketball players
Reed Sheppard’s parents are former basketball players. His mother, Stacey Reed played basketball at Kentucky, where she amassed over 1,400 points in her career.
His father Jeff Sheppard played for the Atlanta Hawks in the National Basketball Association after graduating from Kentucky as the 1998 NCAA tournament’s Most Outstanding Player. Madison, Sheppard’s older sister, attended Campbellsville University to play collegiate basketball.
Reed Sheppard’s girlfriend
Reed Sheppard has been dating Brailey Dizney for three years according to the reports.