Reid Forgrave

Reid Forgrave Writer Headshot Senior College Basketball Writer

Reid Forgrave has worked for the Des Moines Register, the Cincinnati Enquirer and the Seattle Times. His work has been recognized by Associated Press Sports Editors, the Livingston Awards for Young Journalists and the Society for Features Journalism. Follow him on Twitter.


LATEST FROM Reid Forgrave

  • Forgrave: Xavier, Mack may have perfect marriage
    November 18, 2013, 10:44 AM EST
    His wife is also a hoops junkie and he strives to bring that family unity to his teams. Reid Forgrave says when everyone's committed to the same thing . . . look out!
  • Self scores another recruiting coup
    November 15, 2013, 6:13 PM EST
    It will seem like sacrilege to Kentucky's fans, but I think John Calipari isn't the best recruiter in the country. It's Bill Self.
  • Freshmen stellar; experience rules
    November 13, 2013, 3:00 AM EST
    Michigan State, Kansas prevail in star-studded showcase in Chicago. It could play out differently come March.
  • Gardner to define new Big East
    November 11, 2013, 10:28 AM EST

    As the new Big East searches for its identity, it will rely on players such as Davante Gardner, a senior on a typically star-less Buzz Williams team but one of the biggest fan favorites in this developing league, to define what this conference will be.

  • Stanford in total control vs. Ducks
    November 08, 2013, 3:24 AM EST
    Stanford keeps the ball away from Oregon most of the night, and defense wins the battle when Ducks do get on offense.
  • Will talent trump experience?
    November 07, 2013, 10:17 PM EST
    The college basketball season gets underway with a big question: Are the freshmen at Kentucky and Kansas going to be too good to beat?
  • The new face of the new Big East
    November 04, 2013, 2:13 AM EST
    Creighton is decidedly un-Eastern, but the basketball team brings a strong resume and one of college basketball's star attractions to its first season.
  • Taking Europe by Red Storm
    October 24, 2013, 7:29 PM EDT
    The St. John's basketball team went abroad to play some games, but it was looking for more than wins. The real quest was for unity and redemption.
  • Brown still on thin ice despite win
    October 04, 2013, 3:04 AM EDT
    An ugly Texas road win at Iowa State won't cool down Mack Brown's hot seat all that much.
  • Nothing 'idiotic' about pay-for-play
    October 03, 2013, 4:34 PM EDT
    Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim called paying players an "idiotic suggestion." Given the financial reality of college athletics, it's his statement that seems dumb.
  • 'Dawgs' Murray emerges as go-to guy
    September 28, 2013, 11:16 PM EDT
    After Saturday's performance in Georgia's win over LSU, let's call Aaron Murray what he now is: A big-game quarterback.
  • Hoyas-Orange reboot? Yes, please
    September 13, 2013, 4:57 PM EDT
    The proposed renewal of the Georgetown-Syracuse rivalry means finally putting college hoops first, says FOX Sports columnist Reid Forgrave.
  • OSU case: Bad rules, not bad guys
    September 10, 2013, 9:06 PM EDT
    This is what passes for a big, bold-faced scandal? Football players smoking weed and having sex and getting paid just a small cut of the money they generate for the university? Who cares?
  • Self just being honest about NBA
    August 06, 2013, 6:32 PM EDT
    Asked if he was ever tempted to jump to the NBA, Bill Self's answer scared Kansas fans. But was he just being honest?
  • Self just being honest about NBA
    August 06, 2013, 5:27 PM EDT
    Asked if he was ever tempted to jump to the NBA, Bill Self's answer scared Kansas fans. But he was just being honest.
  • Hairston suspension could hurt Heels
    July 29, 2013, 9:28 PM EDT
    UNC hoops is steeped in tradition, but with the Tar Heels coming off a down season and with the ACC adding the best of the Big East, P.J. Hairston picked a hell of a time to pull this stunt.