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Angel Reese fuels speculation about LSU future with cryptic post

Angel Reese appears to be conflicted about his basketball future.

LSU’s All-American forward — who has one year of eligibility left and is also the NIL’s top earner — announced the school will honor Reese at the program’s senior day, March 3, against Kentucky State. After doing so, he shared an interesting message on Saturday’s X.

“Should I stay or go? I don’t know.” Reese wrote Next to it is a sad face emoji and two hearts in purple and yellow, the Tigers’ colors.

LSU women’s basketball star Angel Reese. Instagram/Angel Reese

The 21-year-old posted the following message as part of her initial announcement: He’s an angel without any hesitation. ”

If Reese declares for the 2024 WNBA Draft on April 15, the March 3 contest could be his last home game at LSU.

It’s possible Reese will remain at LSU, considering he has another year of eligibility.

LSU’s Angel Reese, 10, signals to teammates while being guarded by University of Tennessee’s Caroline Striplin, 11, during a game on Sunday, February 25, 2024, in Knoxville, Tennessee. .
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After leading the Lady Tigers to their first NCAA Championship with a 102-85 victory over Caitlin Clark’s Iowa Hawkeyes last April, she transferred to Maryland and remains committed to her goal of winning back-to-back championships. I’ve been doing it.

Reese rose to prominence during the 2023 season with 34 double-doubles (a single-season record for women’s college basketball).

The influencer, who has more than 5 million followers on Instagram and TikTok combined, was featured in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit 2023 issue last May.

The NIL valuation of the lease is estimated as follows: $1.7 millionThat’s the seventh-highest mark among college athletes, according to On3.

LSU’s Angel Reese speaks with teammate Haley Van Lith, 11, after a foul was called against Lith during a game on Sunday, February 25, 2024 in Knoxville, Tennessee. You (10 years old).
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Reese, a senior at LSU, is averaging 19.4 points and 12.8 rebounds per game.

She recorded her seventh straight double-double in Sunday’s 75-60 win over Tennessee.

“Being able to come out of this as a champion is just the most important thing,” Reese said in the video, which LSU included in its Senior Day announcement. “I don’t care about the record, I don’t care about the double-double or being first in points, I just wanted to leave here as a champion. That’s something I’ll always hold onto.”

Reese also thanked “all the fans who supported me.”

“I’m not from Louisiana, but I feel like I am. You guys inherited me. You loved me and called me Bayou Barbie. Good times.” You have always loved me, through the ups and downs, and I am so grateful to you. I will never forget being part of a culture like this,” she said.

Reese transferred to LSU in May 2022 from Maryland, about a 45-minute drive from his hometown of Randallstown.

After two seasons at Maryland, Reese is the highest-rated player in the 2022 transfer portal.

In a recent cover interview with Women’s Health magazine, she said: Reese did not say when he plans to take his talents to the WNBA.

But if and when he decides to declare for the draft, Reese said one of the notes on his mirror says, “Be a top-five pick.” .

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