Reginald Gaines is honored for his achievements in basketball while a student-athlete at Winston-Salem State University. He was the CIAA Player of the Year in 1980. He was also NAIA District 26 Player of the Year in 1980. He was selected All-CIAA in 1978, 1979 and 1980. He was twice named College Division All-America and was the NAIA National Player of the Week during the 1979-1980 season. He currently lives in Greensboro, NC and is employed as a Mental Health Counselor.