Reid Travis (born November 25, 1995) is an American college basketball player for the Kentucky Wildcats of the Southeastern Conference (SEC). He began his college career with the Stanford Cardinal, where he was a two-time first-team all-conference selection in the Pac-12.Contents
During Reid's senior year, he led the Islanders to their third straight state title while averaging 26.1 points and 9 rebounds. He participated in the 2014 McDonald's All-American Game playing 14 minutes scoring 8 points with 5 rebounds helping the West win over the East 105-102.
Travis was ranked in the top 50 in nation's recruits in 2014. He was considering Minnesota, Duke, and Michigan State before choosing Stanford.
He also played football his first three years in high school before focusing on basketball his senior year.US college sports recruiting information for high school athletes Name Hometown High school / college Height Weight Commit date Reid Travis
In Travis' freshman year he played in 28 games and started 12 games averaging only 6.2 points and 5.6 rebounds.
During his sophomore year he was slated to be the Cardinal's starting power forward, but midway through the season Travis injured his leg against Texas and applied for a medical redshirt and was granted in February.
In his third year, as a redshirt-sophomore, started in all 27 games averaging 17.4 points a game and career high 8.9 rebounds a game. At the end of the year, Travis was selected by Pac-12 coaches for the All-Pac-12 first team.
His fourth year he, again, started all 35 games averaging 19.5 points and averaging 8.7 rebounds while shooting only .295% (18-61) from behind the arc. Once again, Travis received First team All-Pac-12 honors for the second straight year. He was also named First Team All-District 20 by the NABC and the District IX All-District Team by the USBWA. On December 17th, he recorded his 1,000th point for the Cardinal against San Francisco where he scored 29 points, 8 rebounds, and shot 11-18 from the field. He was named Pac 12 player of the week on February 6 after scoring 33 points, including 23 in the first half, along with nine rebounds to lead Stanford to a 94-78 win over Washington.
Travis declared for the 2018 NBA draft, but did not sign with an agent opening up to return for his redshirt-senior year. On May 30, he announced he was withdrawing from the draft but transferring from Stanford. On June 20, 2018, Travis announced that he would transfer to and play for the University of Kentucky.Personal
Travis was born in Minneapolis and has two brothers and two sisters. His brother, Jonah, played basketball at Harvard from 2011-15 and his cousin, Ross, played basketball at Penn State and is now a Tight End in the NFL for the Kansas City Chiefs.References