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Bryant ‘Big Country’ Reeves, ’90s cult hero, has a son playing for OSU in March Madness

Trey “Slightly Less Big Country” Reeves is in the building.

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You see that glorious picture at the top of this article? That’s a photo of Bryant “Big Country” Reeves playing basketball in a dope Vancouver Grizzlies jersey in the late 1990s.

If you’re not familiar, Big Country is the best thing to ever come out of the OSU men’s basketball program. He led the team to the Final Four in 1995, then played for the Grizzlies for his entire career until 2001. He now lives on a ranch in Oklahoma, probably wears a big-ass cowboy hat, and generally does what you do when your name is Big Country and you made a boat load of money in the NBA: Whatever the hell you want.

This 7-foot tall dude was a cult hero in the 1990s. And now, more than 20 years later, there’s good news for Big Country fans: His son is following in his father’s footsteps.

If you’re an OSU/avid college basketball fan, you already know this, but in case you don’t: Trey “Slightly Less Big Country” Reeves walked onto the Oklahoma State team this year as a freshman. You might see him right now, sitting on the bench while OSU plays Michigan in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.

He’s hard to miss, check this kid out:

Slightly Less Big Country is shorter than his dad, and he isn’t the star his father was (at least not yet). But this family tree is a good reminder that a) we’re all old as shit now, because Big Country has a son who’s old enough to play college basketball, b) legends never die, they just have kids, and c) it pays to be a legacy at an institution.

And now, for good measure, he’s a picture of Big Country dunking a basketball:

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