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2013-2014 Men's Basketball Roster

Reggie Upshaw Jr.

Class: Fr.-HS
Position: F
Height: 6-7
Weight: 222 pounds
Previous School: Baylor School
Hometown: Chattanooga, Tenn.

2013-14 (Freshman):
Played all 33 games, making 20 starts … Recorded a career-high 18 points against Tennessee Temple Dec. 17 … Tallied 15 points against UAB Jan. 11 in MT’s first Conference USA game … Scored double-figures 10 times … Posted first career double-double against North Florida Nov. 13 with 12 points and 10 rebounds … Averaged 6.4 points per game and 3.5 boards a contest.

Baylor School:
Averaged 18 points, 10 rebounds, three assists and two blocks as a junior under head coach Austin Clark ... As a senior, he averaged 22 points, 12 boards, four assists and three blocks ... Earned All-State and All-City accolades ... Was a Mr. Basketball award finalist, finishing runner-up ... Also played football (wide receiver) and was a member of the track and field team, winning the state title in high jump last year and competing in the state championship with the 4x200-meter relay team.

Born April 7, 1995 in Chattanooga, Tenn. ... Son of Reggie Upshaw, Sr., and Sabrina Upshaw with one brother, Gage Upshaw ... Majoring in Athletic Training … Father was a football player at Middle Tennessee from 1990-93 … Lists Hoosiers as his favorite movie … Favorite food is broccoli chicken alfredo … Names Zach Galifinakis as his favorite actor and Drake as his favorite musical artist … The Blind Side is his favorite book … Lists NBA player Blake Griffin as his favorite sports figure … The Hulk is his superhero of choice … Best athletic moment came outside of basketball, winning the state title in the high jump … Best thing about being a Blue Raider is the student and fan support … Chose MT because “the coaches and players really make it feel like a family” … Hopes to one day be a physical therapist … His favorite quote is, “Some want it to happen, some wish it to happen, others make it happen.”