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01:50  16 march  2019
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After Metcalf was fired , A & M went through the next fourteen years making only one postseason appearance The Aggies started the 2007-08 season ranked 14 th in the preseason Coaches Poll. Kennedy 's first two years at Texas A & M began as a slow progression in terms of quality of the teams

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Texas A&M fires basketball coach Kennedy after 14-18 season© APWF Texas A&M head coach Billy Kennedy leaves the court after losing to Mississippi State an NCAA college basketball game at the Southeastern Conference tournament Thursday, March 14, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. Mississippi State won 80-54. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

HOUSTON (AP) Texas A&M has fired basketball coach Billy Kennedy.

The school announced the move Friday, a day after the Aggies finished the season 14-18.

Kennedy was 151-116 in eight seasons at the school after coaching Murray State for five seasons.

Texas A&M finished 11th in the Southeastern Conference with a 6-12 record and beat Vanderbilt in the opening round of the conference tournament before being eliminated by Mississippi State on Thursday.

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Texas A & M basketball coach Billy Kennedy reached the NCAA tournament Sweet 16 in both 2016 and 2018, but is not expected to return next season , according to a report by the Houston Chronicle. Kennedy is 150-115 in eight seasons with the Aggies, won an SEC regular- season championship in

The 2011–12 Texas A & M Aggies men's basketball team represented Texas A & M University in the 2011–12 NCAA Division I men's basketball season . Billy Kennedy was in his first season as head coach after the position was vacated by Mark Turgeon in May 2011.

The Aggies reached the NCAA Tournament in just two seasons under Kennedy, reaching the Sweet 16 in 2016 and last season. His best regular season came in 2015-16 when the Aggies went 28-9, one of three seasons where he won more than 20 games at Texas A&M.


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