Neil Reed

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Neil Reed
College Indiana University
Conference Big Ten
Sport Basketball
Position Guard
Jersey # 5
Career 1995–present
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Weight 190 lb (86 kg)
Born (1975-11-29)November 29, 1975[1]
Hot Springs, Arkansas[2]
Died July 26, 2012(2012-07-26) (aged 36)
Santa Maria, California
High school East Jefferson High School

Burgess Neil Reed[3] (November 29, 1975 – July 26, 2012) was a college basketball player at Indiana University and the University of Southern Mississippi.[4] He was noted for an incident during which he was choked by Indiana coach Bobby Knight in 1997.

Reed played high school basketball at East Jefferson High School in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana. He was the freshman basketball coach at Pioneer Valley High School in Santa Maria, California.


Reed died at the age of 36 from a massive heart attack[5] at the Marian Regional Medical Center in Santa Maria, California,[6] on July 26, 2012.[7][8]

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