Darrell Reed will be the first Wildcat to sign with a Division I program out of high school since 1989, and committed to play for former NBA g…
The star senior is now attending a prep school, the National Top Sports Institute Basketball Academy, in Orlando, Florida.
"I think no matter who offers (him a scholarship), he'll still have that chip on his shoulder just because he feels like he's been overlooked …
"I don't really know how to say it, but he really lived the greatest life ever. The greatest life he possible could've."
"I'm familiar with all of the schools that have offered me, but these six seemed to reach out the most."
"It makes your head spin because I know the whole country saw what happened to George Floyd and we're going through this again with Jacob Blake."
"We felt it was the best thing to do."
"From the day that I saw there was an opening, I thought it would be no better place to start my head coaching career than where I came from."
"This is my last year, so I gotta go out with a bang. I'm trying to get to the (NCAA) Tournament."
"If we put the pieces together, I feel like this team could go to the NCAA Tournament. It would be great for me to walk out of here with a rin…
"My message to the kids that may be overlooked is that rankings and statistics don't matter. Only you know the potential you have as a player,…
"That video of George Floyd left me shocked. Even though this is a reoccurring thing, I'm always shocked when it happens — because as an Afric…
"A couple coaches that I've talked to before were just letting me know that we're going to be in contact more now during the recruiting process."
"When I went home, I was just sitting outside by myself. I have a hoop, so I was just shooting and was like 'Why? Why'd you do that?'"
"We didn't think our season was fully over, especially after tying the program record with 25 wins. But then we started hearing about COVID-19…
"Every coach wants to make a mark or make a stamp."
"I'm hurt that it's closing down because it was a great school, and it's still a great school to this day."
"I was hoping that we would get back in that building. There was still hope."
"My athletic director informed me that they were going to go a different direction and not renew my contract."
"The first time I saw myself on TV, I cringed. But my family was going crazy."
Spencer Greer coached at Spohn Middle School in Hammond for the entire time it was opened and was inducted into the Hammond Hall of Fame in 2014.
"My mom cried when I told her I got the job, and it's just crazy that this is where I ended up."