BREAKDOWN: Katin Reinhardt (KATE-inn RINE-hart), 6-foot-6, 205-pound sophomore guard is expected to provide leadership and scoring ability from all over the court. He transferred to USC following one season at UNLV.
2013-14: Reinhardt sat out last season following his transfer from UNLV.
2012-13: Reinhardt started 34 of UNLV's 35 games as a freshman, helping lead the Runnin' Rebels to a 25-10 record and into the NCAA Tournament. He was fourth on the team in scoring with a 10.1 average and was second on the team with 86 assists. Reinhardt led UNLV with 65 three-point baskets made. He led UNLV in scoring four times, with a season-best 21 points vs. Colorado State on March 15. He scored in double figures in 20 games. Was named to the 2013 Mountain West Championship All-Tournament team along with teammate and NBA No. 1 selection Anthony Bennett. He ranked second on the team in minutes played per game at 29.2 and was fourth in steals on the squad with 31. Was a sharp-shooter from the free throw line, hitting at a 89.2 clip (58-for-65). Fell a few attempts short of qualifying for UNLV's all-time single season list in free throw percentage or would have moved into second place on their list. Scored 14 points in his collegiate debut vs. Northern Arizona on Nov. 12...also added four assists. Had 16 games with three or more assists, with season-high seven vs. Hawai'i on Dec. 1. Had 10 games with three or more three-point baskets made. Knocked down a season-best four three-pointers five times, Nov. 23 vs. Oregon, Dec. 13 vs. La Verne, Dec. 29 at North Carolina, Feb. 9 vs. New Mexico and March 15 vs. Colorado State.
HIGH SCHOOL: Reinhard averaged 21.0 points per game as a senior at prep powerhouse Mater Dei and helped lead the Monarchs to a 32-4 record and their second straight CIF Division I state championship game. Despite a thumb injury, he scored 30 points in the 66-48 state final win vs. Sheldon. As a junior he help lead Mater Dei to a 43-36 win over De LaSalle in the finals. The 76-64 Southern Section win over Centennial took place at the Galen Center. Reinhardt was named the 2012 Los Angeles Times Player of the Year and a USA Today third team All-American as a senior. His high school team lost a total of seven games in his four years and won 30 or more games each season. Reinhardt was the No. 38 overall recruit in the class of 2012 according to Rivals.
PERSONAL: Katin was born on Aug. 21, 1993 in Laguna Beach, Calif. He is the son of Ernie and Sydney Reinhardt with three younger brothers, Cole (18), Brighton (16) and August (15). His father played football at Orange Coast College. Enjoys bowling and surfing.