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On Feb. 25, two days before the Kansas-Oklahoma State game in Stillwater, and a group of reporters gathered around KU junior guard Tyrel Reed outside the locker room in Allen Fieldhouse before practice. Reed answered a battery of questions about such topics as his academic load, his love for woodworking and golf, and his knack for hitting clutch shots.

Tyrel Reed, who closed the Big 12 regular season at Missouri on March 6 with one of his best games all year (11 points, 3 of 5 from three-point range), is averaging 4.6 points in 15.2 minutes per game this season, while shooting a scorching 44.9 percent from downtown. He was named to the 2010 Academic All-Big 12 First Team for the second straight season. He will be a vital cog in KU's attack... Recommended Stories

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