Former Houston Basketball Player Dead At 23

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Former Houston Cougars basketball player Reggie Chaney has passed away.

The former Cougars and Arkansas player died at the age of 23, and the tragic news was announced by Houston and Razorbacks coach Eric Musselman.

Further details about his death aren’t known at this time.

Reggie Chaney dies at the age of 23.

Details about what might have happened to Reggie Chaney aren’t known right now, but there’s no doubt this is a tragic situation.

Death is almost always sad. It’s downright tragic when someone with their entire future ahead of them passes away.

Reggie Chaney has died at the age of 23. Circumstances surrounding his death remain unknown. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

Chaney was a very solid role player for Houston and started a total of 24 games for the Cougars over three seasons. He was a member of Houston’s 2021 Final Four team.

Chaney originally got his college basketball start at Arkansas and started nine games and made 63 appearances for the Razorbacks. He was a three star recruit and top 200 player in the 2018 class coming out of high school.

Now, at the age of 23, he’s died. It’s absolutely terrible and incredibly sad. He should have had decades of success in front of him.

Former Houston Cougars basketball player Reggie Chaney has passed away at the age of 23. The cause of death remains unknown. (Photo by Carmen Mandato/Getty Images)

Our thoughts and prayers are with Chaney’s friends and family during this incredibly difficult time. Check back for any further information about his death as it might come in.

Written by David Hookstead

David Hookstead is a reporter for OutKick covering a variety of topics with a focus on football and culture.

He also hosts of the podcast American Joyride that is accessible on Outkick where he interviews American heroes and outlines their unique stories. Before joining OutKick, Hookstead worked for the Daily Caller for seven years covering similar topics.

Hookstead is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin.

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