Brian Reese

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Brian Derreck Reese (born July 2, 1971) is a former college basketball player and current assistant coach at Illinois State.[1] He was a 6'6" player from the Bronx, NY. [2] Reese went to High School at St. Nicholas of Tolentine High School where he was a McDonald's All-American.[1]


Reese won the NCAA National Championship under Dean Smith with the University of North Carolina in 1993.[1] He felt Dean Smith was a major influence on his life.[3]

Professional career[edit]

Reese went on to play professionally in Austria, Belgium, the Dominican Republic, England, Finland, Iceland, France, Korea, Taiwan and Puerto Rico.[1] He served as the coach at Georgian Court University.[4] He was an assistant coach at Monmouth University previously before accepting his current position at ISU.[5]


  1. ^ a b c d "Brian Reese Biography".
  2. ^ "Brian Reese Player Profile, North Carolina, NCAA Stats, Awards - RealGM".
  3. ^ "Dean Smith remembered by former player, Bronx's Reese".
  4. ^ "Brian Reese Named New Leader of GCU Men's Hoops".
  5. ^ "OFFICIAL: Reese Named Assistant Men's Basketball Coach at Illinois State - HoopDirt". 31 May 2016.

External links[edit]