|Jason Reese - 5
BLAZER TRAILS: One of three local players on the UAB roster ... walked-on to the program this season after a successful prep career at Briarwood Christian High School.
HIGH SCHOOL: Played for coach Chris Laatsch and garnered two letters for the Lions ... averaged 22.2 points, 8.5 rebounds and 3.3 assists a game during his senior campaign ... his team was the state?s 3-A runner-up ... sank 57 percent of his shots from the floor, 44 percent from 3-point range and 78 percent from the foul line ... a first-team All-County selection twice, All-Metro once, first team all-state by both The Birmingham News and Alabama Sports Writers Association ... a member of several all-tournament teams while at Briarwood including the Class 3-A Final Four squad in 2000 by scoring 30 points and adding eight rebounds in the state championship game ... an honorable mention all-USA selection by USA Today.
PERSONAL: Son of Johnny and Carol Reese ? full name is Jason Wayne Reese ??undecided on an academic major.