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The University of Cincinnati Bearcats' head coach Andy Kennedy looks for answers in the first half in the game against the Georgetown University Hoyas, on January 28, 2006 at the MCI Center in Washington, D.C. Georgetown defeated Cincinnati 76-57. (UPI Photo/Mark Goldman)
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Andy Kennedy (born March 13, 1968 in Louisville, Mississippi) is the current head men's basketball coach at the University of Mississippi (Ole Miss). Kennedy was a player in high school at both Winston Academy and Louisville High School. He was a 1986 Parade All-American and he went on to play for North Carolina State and the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). On March 24, 2006, Kennedy was introduced as the Rebels' 20th head men's basketball coach.

Kennedy, a 6'7" forward, was a 1986 Parade All-American, as well as the Mississippi Player of the Year at Louisville High School. He started his collegiate career at North Carolina State where he was a member of Jim Valvano's 1987 Atlantic Coast Conference championship team. He then transferred to UAB where over the next three seasons he became the school's No. 2 all-time leading scorer with 1,787 points, an 18.8-point career scoring average.

He still holds or shares 20 Blazer records, including most 3-point field goals (318), highest career 3-point percentage (.437), most 20-point games (43), most 30-point games (7) and the single game scoring mark of 41 points.

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