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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Bethune-Cookman University Women’s Head Basketball Coach Vanessa Blair-Lewis officially announced Thursday that De’Asia Reid has signed a National Letter of Intent (NLI) and has joined the Lady Wildcat program.

Reid, a 6-1 forward, comes to B-CU after a season at Connors State (OK) College where she averaged 14.2 ppg and 8.9 rpg while helping the team finish 20-12. She also played at Tallahassee Community College one year, averaging 6.8 ppg and 5.2 rpg.

“De’Asia will be a welcome addition to the 2020-21 roster,” Blair-Lewis said. “Her ability to score, defend rebound and run the floor will fill a necessary and vital role in our continued success.”

A native of Cincinnati, Ohio, Reid was a First Team All-State selection her junior year (2016-17) and Second Team All-State performer her senior season (2017-18) at Princeton HS and was ranked 55th in the nation at forward on ESPN’s Top 100 high school players.

Bethune-Cookman is coming off a 23-6 campaign in 2019-20 that saw the Lady Wildcats take the Mid-Eastern Athletic regular-season championship for the fourth time in five years. The program made its first-ever NCAA tournament appearance in 2019.

Courtesy: BCU Athletics


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