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Reece Beekman

Guard
Position
6'3''
Height
174 lbs.
Weight
Freshman
Class
Baton Rouge, La.
Hometown
Scotlandville Magnet
High School

HIGH SCHOOL
• Four-year letterwinner from 2017-20 under head coach Carlos Sample at Scotlandville Magnet High School in Baton Rouge, La.
• Led Scotlandville to a 131-14 record and four Louisiana High School Athletic Associate (LHSAA) 5A state championships
• Earned Louisiana Mr. Basketball honors after averaging 19.4 points, 9.1 rebounds, 9.9 assists, 2.7 blocked shots and 2.2 steals as a senior in 2019-2020
• 2019-20 Louisiana Gatorade Player of the Year
• Posted 16 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists in Scotlandville’s fourth consecutive state championship win
• Averaged 21.9 points, 10.2 rebounds and 10.2 assists as a junior in 2018-19
• Tallied 13.9 points, 4.3 rebounds and 5.1 assists per game as a sophomore in 2017-18
• Recorded 8.6 points, 3.1 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game as a freshman in 2016-17
• Three-time LHSAA 5A State Tournament Most Outstanding Player (2018-2020)
• Three-time LHSAA 5A All-State Tournament First-Team selection (2018-2020)
• Two-time Louisiana Sports Writers Association (LSWA) 5A All-State First-Team selection (2019-20)
• Three-time LHSAA All-District 4-5A First-Team honoree
• Named to the 2018-19 USA Today Louisiana Boys Basketball First Team

PERSONAL
• 2020-21 Peter M. Grant II Family Bicentennial Scholars Fund recipient
• Reece Avery Beekman
• Born in Milwaukee, Wis.
• Son of Julie Jackson
• Late brother, Bryce, played football at Washington State
• Passionate college football fan
• Favorite television show is Game of Thrones
• Likes to relax by watching movies
• Grew up in Milwaukee and moved to Baton Rouge at age 13
• Chose Virginia because it was the best fit for basketball, academics and coaching staff, and it was the only school that checked all those boxes
• Also recruited by LSU, California, Texas A&M, Alabama, Iowa State, Wisconsin, Marquette, Minnesota, South Carolina, Tulane, Houston and TCU
• 2018-20 Dean’s List honoree
• Undeclared major