Reynolds tore ligaments in his left ankle after getting nudged on a fastbreak. The ankle dislocated, popped back in and swelled. It was then learned that there was some ligament damage. However, the prognosis is for a return to action in 2-3 weeks.
Prior to the injury, Reynolds was on fire. He occasionally toppled the 50-point mark and was having a tremendous junior campaign. Now, he won't return until the district playoffs.
Right now, Reynolds is getting recruited hardest by Oklahoma, Maryland, Arizona, North Carolina State and Connecticut. Michigan, where he visited early in the fall, isn't in the mix as strong as it once was. Meanwhile, Oklahoma and Maryland have raced to the top of the list. "I have some others but those are the ones that are high on my list," Reynolds said.
The Terps have done well to get back on his list and now have moved higher. "They've been there early [in the process], had some interest and now they're really interested," Reynolds said.
The Terps accepted a commitment from Eric Hayes, a point guard, and it was widely recognized that the commitment would take them out of the race for Reynolds. Not so.
""I have to keep it open because Eric is going there and he's my teammate," Reynolds said. "I'd love to play with him."
Meanwhile, the Sooners are the leaders and the team to beat right now. "Coach Sampson, I talk to him a lot. He's getting the program back to where they were when they had Hollis Price and they went on that big run."