FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Arkansas men’s basketball head coach Mike Anderson announced that 6-8 forward Reggie Chaney originally from Tulsa, Oklahoma, has signed a National Letter of Intent to join the Razorbacks for the 2018-19 season.
During his junior campaign at Findley Prep in Las Vegas, the versatile forward averaged 11.2 points, 7.3 rebounds, 1.3 assists and 1.6 blocks per game as he helped lead Findley Prep to a 33-4 mark on the season.
Chaney is ranked the 89th player in the nation and the No. 1 ranked player in the state of Texas by 247Sports.com. He has a four-star rating by ESPN and is ranked as high as the No. 24 power forward in the class by 247Sports.com.
He played his summer ball for RM5 Elite on the Nike EYBL circuit and averaged 11.4 points and 7.3 rebounds, shooting 63 percent from the field. During Peach Jam, he put up 11.4 points per game and added 8.2 rebounds and 3.0 assists per contest.
What Coach Anderson is Saying
“Reggie has really developed his game during the last two years,” said Anderson. “He has established himself as one of the better forwards in the country and is a great fit for our style of basketball. He is a tremendous rebounder, plays with toughness and has the ability to score inside and out. He is long and active on the defensive end and a high-riser that Arkansas fans will love watching compete. Reggie has a good understanding of the game and we are excited to welcome him and his family to Razorback basketball.”
2018 Razorback Basketball Signing Class
|2018 Signee||Position||Ht||Hometown||High School|
|Desi Sills||Guard||6-2||Jonesboro, Ark.||Jonesboro High School|
|Keyshawn Embery||Guard||6-3||Midwest City, Okla.||Midwest City High School|
|Isaiah Joe||Guard||6-4||Fort Smith, Ark.||Fort Smith Northside High School|
|Jordan Phillips||Guard||6-7||Fort Worth, Texas||Cedar Hill High School|
|Reggie Chaney||Forward||6-8||Tulsa, Okla.||Findley Prep|
|Ethan Henderson||Forward||6-9||Little Rock, Ark.||Parkview High School|
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