Reggie ScrappingReggie Redding has been the prototypical "glue guy" for the past four seasons at Villanova. His true impact on the Villanova team may never be known because he never put up big offensive numbers. What is known though is that Reggie has been Villanova's most consistent perimeter defender the past four years and that he gradually improved on offense every year, becoming more and more comfortable with the jump shot that he flashed at Hoops Mania his freshman season (a performance that was generally forgotten amongst this.) Because of Jay Wright's unconventional approach, Reggie was often forced to play against guys who were four inches taller and over 50 pounds heavier but he never complained that he didn't light up the score sheet on a daily basis. Michael Lewis, author of The Blind Side once wrote an article on why Shane Battier was the MVP of the NBA despite his pedestrian stats. Lewis' rationale was not based on Battier's presence on the scoresheet but his ability to affect a game and allow The Rockets to win. Michael Lewis' evaluation of Battier is perhaps the best way to quantify Redding: a player who isn't flashy but will dive for balls, take charges, play relentless defense, occasionally score points but most importantly do whatever his team needs him to do in order to win. It's unfortunate that Reggie had to do his best Afroman impersonation last summer because it was apparent that he was never completely comfortable in his role this season for one reason or another. Reggie's career high scoring average was this season at 7.3 per clip and his career average was only 5.5 per, but I have little doubt in my mind that Reggie is the greatest player in Villanova history who averaged only a nickel per game.