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Texas A&M fires men’s basketball coach Billy Kennedy

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher 

The Texas A&M Aggies has fired men’s basketball coach Billy Kennedy on Friday. He was let go after the season ended. 

The Aggies finished with a 14-18 record this season. He had a 151-116 record in eight seasons at the school. 

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This season, they also had a 6-12 conference record in the Southeastern Conference. They were eliminated from the SEC Tournament on Thursday by the Mississippi State Bulldogs. 

During his tenure with the Aggies, Kennedy guided the team to two NCAA Sweet Sixteen appearances in 2015-16 and 2017-18. His best season at the school was a 28-9 record and reached the NCAA Sweet Sixteen in 2015-16. 

The 14-18 record this season tied his worst record at the school. He also had a 14-18 season during his first season at the school in 2011-12 in the Big 12 Conference, before moving to the SEC in 2012-13. 

The Aggies was his fourth head coaching opportunity. Besides being the Aggies head coach, he also coached the Murray State Racers for five seasons. He went 107-53 in his tenure at that school, including a 70-24 Ohio Valley Conference record.  

He also coached the Southeastern Louisiana Lions for six seasons. He went 80-92 during his tenure there, including a 49-61 in the Southland Conference record.  

In addition, he also served as the Centenary Gentlemen head coach for two seasons. He went 24-34 in his tenure, including a 17-15 record in the Trans America Athletic Conference.  


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