Former Houston and Arkansas basketball player Reggie Chaney died Monday. According to multiple reports. He was 23 years old.
The cause of death was not immediately known, according to the Houston Chronicle.
Chaney played three seasons with Houston from 2020-23 and two with Arkansas from 2018-20. He was a member of the Cougars team that reached the Final Four in 2021 and the 2023 team that entered the NCAA Tournament as the top seed.
It was chaney He was named the AAC’s Sixth Man of the Year Last season on a team that finished 31-3. He was scheduled to play professional basketball with Greece’s Psychiko BC, according to the Chronicle. Shani Born in Tulsa, OklahomaHe played high school basketball in Texas before transferring as a senior to Findlay Prep in Nevada. He committed to Arkansas as a three-star prospect in 2017 and transferred to Houston after his sophomore season.
After a Sweet 16 loss to Miami ended his college career in March, Chaney spoke about his relationship with his teammates.
“Losing is not the biggest thing,” Chaney said. “Not seeing these people every day, not playing with them on the field again, not wearing a Houston shirt, that hurts me so much.”
Chaney’s friends, coaches and teammates remembered him fondly after news of his death. Arkansas head coach Eric Musselman wrote on social media that Chaney was a “relentless worker and well-liked by his teammates.”
It was chaney Born to parents Chandra Chaney and Reggie Lee had two sisters, Aubrey Lee and Damia Chaney, and one brother, Carter Lee.
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