"We have had several discussions with Alex and his family and they have
expressed an interest in opening his recruitment," said new Michigan coach
John Beilein in an official release. "We
understand his situation and encouraged him to do so, giving Alex his unconditional
release. We will continue to have dialogue with Alex and his family throughout
this process. With his release, he is now a prospect again and due to NCAA
compliance issues we can have no further comment on the situation."
"With the fact that Reed's financial aid package had expired, he has decided to look into other options for his playing career," added Beilein. "We have encouraged Reed to do so and will do whatever we can to help him with that process. We wish him nothing but the best in the future."
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