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Angel Reese stays away from the LSU girls’s basketball group after lacking her third consecutive sport in opposition to Niagara on Friday. In reality, Reese didn’t journey with the group on their latest journey to the Cayman Islands Basic.

Head coach Kim Mulkey has declined to supply any particulars relating to the absence of her star participant however rumors have surfaced that Reese’s suspension might be as a consequence of her efficiency within the classroom.

Nonetheless, Mulkey has additionally achieved nothing to dispel the rumors both. As an alternative, she’s stored all data in-house.

“I’m going to guard my gamers,” Mulkey mentioned on Monday. “All the time. They’re extra vital. It’s like a household. Let me ask you this, when you do some disciplining of your individual kids, do you suppose we’re entitled to know that? That’s a household in that locker room…These youngsters are like my kids, and I’m not gonna inform you what you don’t must know. And that’s simply the best way I tackle issues.”

Reese, the Most Excellent Participant in final yr’s Remaining 4, final performed on Nov. 14 in LSU’s blowout 109-79 win over Kent State. She completed that sport with 11 factors and 4 rebounds however was benched within the second half and has but to return since.

Together with Reese, teammate Kateri Poole has additionally not been with the group.

Nonetheless, that didn’t cease LSU from cruising to a different 99-65 win over Niagara on Friday.

How Has Reese Responded To The Allegations?

Reese has subtly responded to the allegations on her social media accounts. On Nov. 19, she wrote on X and pleaded with followers to not “consider all the pieces you learn”. In a latest TikTok video, Reese used audio from Deion Sanders to handle her present mindset. Within the clip, Sanders is heard saying, “Have a look at me. What about me would make you suppose that I care about your opinion of me? Your opinion of me isn’t the opinion that I’ve of myself. You ain’t make me, so you may’t break me.”.

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Will Reese Return To The Courtroom This Season?

Reese was reportedly excited for an opportunity to repeat at LSU this season. Mulkey introduced in a number of high-profile transfers and recruits that positioned the Girl Tigers as one of the gifted groups within the nation. Haley Van Lith and Aneesah Morrow each joined LSU by way of the switch portal to go together with high recruit Mikayla Williams.

“I wished a super-team,” Reese instructed The Athletic previous to the season. “They need greatness and I need greatness. They need a nationwide championship and so do I. So why not do all of it collectively?”

However with Reese reportedly suspended, many LSU followers are questioning once they would possibly see the Bayou Barbie again on the basketball court docket.

Whereas there was no indication on the size of her suspension or the character of her absence from the group, it appears doable that Reese might not be out for for much longer. LSU solely has one ranked group (No. 9 Virginia Tech) on the schedule for the remainder of the month and certain wouldn’t want Reese to win these video games.

Nonetheless, the Girl Tigers are set to tip off the SEC schedule after the New Yr and their schedule will get a lot harder from there.

With video games versus three top-25 groups, together with a battle versus No. 1-ranked South Carolina, on faucet for January 2024, it wouldn’t be a shock for Reese to return shortly after the vacations.



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