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Ray Reese
53   Ray Reese

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Los Angeles, Calif.

High School:
Westchester HS

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 215

Position:
Forward

Experience:
3L


CAREER AT TULSA - A three-year letterwinner and returning starter . . . has started 31 career games . . . has career averages of 6.4 points (603) and 3.1 rebounds (288) in 94 career games . . . has 22 career double-digit scoring games . . . has shot 43-percent from the field and 40-percent from three-point range during his career.

2007-08 -- Played in all 39 games . . . started 23 contests . . . averaged 7.7 points and 3.7 rebounds in 22.3 minutes . . . started 10 straight before coming off the bench in the home season finale vs. UCF . . . averaged 10.4 points, 4.2 rebounds and 2.0 assists in those 10 consecutive starts . . . had 11 double-digit scoring games and eight since he was inserted in the starting lineup . . . scored 19 points at Bradley in the CBI finals second game . . . had six points and seven rebounds vs. Houston in the CBI semifinals . . . scored 16 points and added three rebounds, two assists and two steals vs. Utah in the CBI quarterfinals . . . had nine points and eight rebounds in the C-USA semifinal game vs. UTEP . . . tallied nine points, seven rebounds and four assists vs. UAB in the C-USA quarterfinals . . . had a career and game-high 18 points at Memphis, as all 18 came in the second-half, and added a game-high eight rebounds in 28 minutes against the #2-ranked Tigers . . . a game later, set a new career-high with 24 points on 9-of-12 from the field and 6-of-8 from three-point range vs. Marshall . . . a game later, had a team-high 19 points and added three rebounds and two assists at UAB . . . had 12 points, seven rebounds and three assists vs. Rice . . . scored 15 points vs. UTEP (2-16-08) . . . had 12 points and two assists at Houston in his second straight starting assignment . . . tallied 13 points vs. Texas-Pan American and Marshall.

2006-07 - Played in 30 games . . . averaged 4.9 points and 2.2 rebounds in 13.6 minutes . . . the UALR contest was the only game he did not play . . . had six double-digit scoring games and led Tulsa in scoring twice . . . tallied 13 points, six rebounds and two assists in 20 minutes vs. UCF . . . had a career-best 17 points in 27 minutes at Memphis . . . tallied 11 points and five rebounds in 25 minutes vs. Houston . . . had 16 points and nine rebounds vs. UTEP, and converted 10-of-11 free throws against UTEP . . . had five points and four rebounds in 14 minutes at Arkansas . . . had 10 points and three assists in 17 minutes vs. Eastern Michigan . . . had 11 points and added four rebounds and three assists in 12 minutes against Jackson State . . . saw action in the season opener and tallied four points in 10 minutes in the vs. St. Gregory's.

2005-06 - Played in 25 games and started seven contests . . . averaged 6.1 points and 3.1 rebounds in 20.2 minutes . . . had four double-figure scoring games . . . had seven points and four assists vs. Southern Miss in the C-USA Tournament . . . had 13 points and seven rebounds vs. Tulane . . . totaled 10 points and three rebounds at Memphis . . . had nine points and two rebounds in 14 minutes against SMU . . . missed three consecutive games with an injury before returning to play eight minutes against UAB and tallying six points and five rebounds . . . tallied 13 points on 6-of-7 from the field vs. Southern . . . had 11 points and six rebounds in 22 minutes at Northern Arizona . . . had six points and five rebounds in 19 minutes vs. Oral Roberts . . . tallied a career-best 14 points while shooting 50-percent from the field vs. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi . . . had 12 points, and season-bests of eight rebounds and three assists in 27 minutes at Cal State Northridge . . . played 13 minutes vs Stephen F. Austin in the season opener and had two points, one assist and one steal.

HIGH SCHOOL - Was a four-year letterwinner at Westchester High School . . . played for the nation's fourth-ranked team as a senior . . . started as a freshman and senior . . . scored 11.0 points and had a team-leading 8.5 rebounds in his senior season . . . also added over four assists and three steals per game as a senior . . . helped his team post a 28-3 record and win the California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) Division I state championship as a senior . . . was named the MVP of the state tournament as a senior . . . high school coach was Ed Azaam.

PERSONAL - Favorite NBA team is the Los Angeles Clippers, while his favorite NBA player is Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers . . . among his favorite movies are He Got Game, Ray and Friday . . . if he could play a role in any movie, it would be as Jesus Shuttleworth in He Got Game . . . one word that best describes him is "unpredictable" . . . the Oakland Raiders is his favorite pro sports team . . . the most memorable place he has visited is the Martin Luther King Jr. Museum . . . his Bible is his most prized possession . . . Memphis' FedEx Forum is his favorite opponent arena . . . majoring in communication with a minor in marketing . . . parents are Ray and Joyce Reese . . . born February 24, 1987.

Reese's Career Statistics
                                 Total          3-Point                    Rebounds
Year      GP-GS   Min/Avg    FG-FGA   Pct   FG-FGA   Pct   FT-FTA   Pct Off-Def  Tot  Avg  PF-FO Ast  TO Blk Stl  Pts/Avg
2005-06   25-7    504/20.2   53-115  .461   24-61   .393   23-35   .657  21-57    78  3.1  56-2   30  42   3   9  153/6.1
2006-07   30-1    409/13.6   48-108  .444   26-56   .464   26-33   .788  21-45    66  2.2  32-1   25  28   4   5  148/4.9
2007-08   39-23   869/22.3   99-241  .411   46-122  .377   58-70   .829  46-98   144  3.7  74-2   54  60   7  21  302/7.7
TOTAL     94-31  1782/19.0  200-464  .431   96-239  .402  107-138  .775  88-200  288  3.1 162-5  109 130  14  35  603/6.4