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Tyrel Reed: Diary to Home

Final entry: Losses tough to take

Jesse Newell

*Former Kansas basketball guard Tyrel Reed is writing a diary during his free time in Belgium, where he is playing professional basketball.* http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2011/mar/12/209747/ After starting the season out with a record of 6-2, we have struggled these past few weeks and lost three straight games. Looking back at my time ...

Entry 5: Belgium provides shift in driving experience

Jesse Newell

*Former Kansas basketball guard Tyrel Reed is writing a diary during his free time in Belgium, where he is playing professional basketball.* http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2011/mar/13/209837/ Getting around the state of Kansas has never really been a problem for me. Having lived in Kansas my entire life I have come to the conclusion ...

Entry 4: Seeing familiar faces overseas

Jesse Newell

*Former Kansas basketball guard Tyrel Reed is writing a diary during his free time in Belgium, where he is playing professional basketball.* http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2011/feb/21/208516/ The game of basketball in Europe has some similarities and differences to the game in the States. I would have to say the biggest difference is the ...

Entry 3: Difficulties of a language barrier

Jesse Newell

*Former Kansas basketball guard Tyrel Reed is writing a diary during his free time in Belgium, where he is playing professional basketball.* http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2011/mar/20/210416/ As I mentioned before, I am currently living in Verviers, Belgium, a town of about 55,000 people. The main language spoken in this area is French, however ...

Entry No. 2: Comparing Kansas to Belgium

Jesse Newell

Former Kansas basketball guard Tyrel Reed is writing a diary during his free time in Belgium, where he is playing professional basketball. http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2011/mar/23/210642/ Life in Europe is definitely different than my life in Lawrence, Kansas. First off, I still find it hard to fathom that almost everything is closed on ...

Entry No. 1: Introduction to Belgium

Jesse Newell

*Former Kansas basketball guard Tyrel Reed is writing a diary during his free time in Belgium, where he is playing professional basketball.* http://www2.kusports.com/photos/2011/jan/17/206095/ How do I write a basketball diary? They never taught me this while I was at Kansas! But my friends at Ascend Books proposed the opportunity for ...

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