This was supposed to be the season that LSU star Angel Reese cemented herself as the best player in college women’s basketball after her heroics during the Tigers’ national championship win last season.However, with an embarrassing loss to the No. 20 Colorado Buffaloes and an unexplained four-game absence for the LSU star fueled rumors about her poor grades and beef between her mother and teammate Flau’Jae Johnson’s.
Why was she absent for that period?
Why did Angel Reese get suspended?
Angel Reese missed four games from mid-November to early December. Her coach, Kim Mulkey, was vague about the reasons amid rumors swirling all over that Reese had been suspended.Mulkey explained Reese’s absence in vague terms during her news conferences, which only intensified the speculation.
“I can’t sugar-coat things. I feel like people want the truth, but … I’m going to protect my players,” Mulkey said. “There’s a sacredness in that locker room, and I’m from that school that what’s in that locker room stays in that locker room.”