American basketball player Reggie Chaney dies at 23
By News Desk
August 22, 2023 04:18 PM
According to media reports, Chaney was a former University of Houston forward and he was set to join a professional basketball team in Greece.
The cause of his death is not currently available.
The 23-year-old played two seasons for Arkansas before he transferred to the University of Houston (UH), where he played three seasons, the outlet reported. He was on the 2021 University of Houston team that advanced to the NCAA Final Four.
The young basketball player had reportedly played in more than 100 games for the University of Houston, despite dealing with hand, knee, and back issues while there.
In total, Chaney appeared in 103 games for the Cougars - UH's basketball team - and was a starter on the team that went to the Final Four in 2021.
This past season had been his final one with the men's basketball team at the University of Houston, and he was named American Athletic Conference's "Sixth Man of the Year".
Reggie Chaney was a force both on the court and off. He was born on September 6, 1999. He was a native of Tulsa, Oklahoma.