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Reid had been working with a list of seven, but has now cut Kansas, Kentucky, Louisville, Seton Hall and UCLA.
He took a visit to LSU in June.
“It was good,” he said last month. “The school was bigger than I thought it was. There were a lot of interesting things. I saw the football stadium is big, the basketball court is big. The team is very family united, I like that. That’s a big thing. I feel like there’s a lot family-wise going on there.”
He said LSU has been recruiting him for two years but ramped up their interest after Will Wade took the job this spring.