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Thursday, March 17, 2011

Tyrel Reed named Capital One first-team academic All-American

Kansas guard Tyrel Reed roars after a dunk by teammate Thomas Robinson against Baylor during the first half on Monday, Jan. 17, 2011 at the Ferrell Center in Waco, Texas.

Kansas guard Tyrel Reed roars after a dunk by teammate Thomas Robinson against Baylor during the first half on Monday, Jan. 17, 2011 at the Ferrell Center in Waco, Texas.

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Kansas senior guard Tyrel Reed has been selected as one of five players on the Capital One All-America first team, the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) announced Thursday.

Reed, a pre-physical therapy and exercise science major with a 3.65 GPA, is the third-leading scorer for KU this season, averaging 10 points.

To be eligible, a student-athlete must be a varsity starter or key reserve, maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.30, have reached sophomore athletic and academic standings at his/her current institution and be nominated by his/her sports information director.

2010-11 Capital One Academic All-America

First Team

Tim Abromaitis, Notre Dame

Devon Beitzel, Northern Colorado

Matt Howard, Butler

Tyrel Reed, Kansas

Tyler Zeller, North Carolina

Comments

AsadZ 3 years, 5 months ago

Great Job Tyrel. You have made us all very proud.

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kureader 3 years, 5 months ago

Tyrel, what a great job! Congratulations.

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PhogAdvisory 3 years, 5 months ago

Way to go Tyrel! So happy to have you on our team.

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number1jayhawker 3 years, 5 months ago

Congrats Tyrel!!!

Does anyone know if he won the Lowe's senior class award yet or not?

Thanks,

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jayhawkinATL 3 years, 5 months ago

He's currently leading with 36.1% of the vote. Voting will continue until March 20th. Please remember to keep voting...use all PCs available as well as Facebook.

http://www.seniorclassaward.com/vote/mens_basketball_2010-11/

http://apps.facebook.com/senior-class-award/?ref=bookmarks&count=0

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jayhawkinATL 3 years, 5 months ago

Of course, public voting only counts for 1/3 of the total voting.

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Bob Thompson 3 years, 5 months ago

I have 3 computers at home, and found out I can vote 3 times each day... every little bit helps.

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gchawk 3 years, 5 months ago

Mucho congrats Tyrel, very proud of you.

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lincase 3 years, 5 months ago

They all work hard in the classroom?

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Janet Olin 3 years, 5 months ago

Congratulations, Tyrel, from a proud Jayhawk Nation!

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AsadZ 3 years, 5 months ago

Louisville just got knocked out by Morehead St

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Vittorio1224 3 years, 5 months ago

Congrats Tyrel! First Cole, now TR! Great job!

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Imacase 3 years, 5 months ago

Congrats, Tyrel !!! Sooo cool !

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Mike Bratisax 3 years, 5 months ago

Well deserved! Now get that NCAA Championship!

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KU_FanSince75 3 years, 5 months ago

Tyrel---congrats! Well deserved, my man! I know there is a bigger prize out there. Some where over the rainbow---the rainbow starts in Tulsa and ends in Houston. One game at a time! Senior leadership!

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REHawk 3 years, 5 months ago

The Burlington Bomber strikes again!

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justinryman 3 years, 5 months ago

That is a pretty strong team, in the classroom and on the floor.

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