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Samone Kennedy
Samone  Kennedy


Birmingham, Ala.

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Career Highs
Pts 23 vs. Charlotte, 12/21/08
FG 7 vs. High Point, 12/2/09
FGA 12, 2x, last, vs. NC State, 12/13/09
FG % .833 (5-6) vs. Saint Francis, 11/9/07
3FG 4 vs. Charlotte, 12/21/08
3FGA 5 vs. NC State, 12/13/09
3FG % 1.000 (4-4) 4 vs. Charlotte, 12/21/08
FT 6 vs. UNC Wilmington, 12/1/07
FTA 8 vs. UNC Wilmington, 12/1/07
FT % 1.00 (2-2), 10x, last, vs. Auburn, 1/17/10
Reb 6, 4x, last, vs. Brown, 12/29/09
Off Reb 2, 3x, last, at Vandy, 2/7/08
Def Reb 6 vs. Brown, 12/29/09
Asst 10 at Florida, 2/24/08
Stl 7 vs. High Point, 12/2/09
Min 47 at Clemson, 11/19/09

Career Capsule
Was a two-year starter whose speed sparked the team on both sides of the ball ... handed out a career-best 106 assists her freshman year and enjoyed her most productive scoring year as a sophomore (5.2 ppg) ... as a sophomore, headlined a win over Charlotte with four 3-pointers, the first of her career ... dished a career-best 10 assists at Florida her freshman year ... ranks among the top 10 in Colonial Life Arena history with her seven steals against High Point as a junior.

Senior Year (2010-11)
Started nine games among the 16 she played before being dismissed from the team in late January ... netted seven points for the third-straight game, including a 3-pointer, against South Carolina State ... scored seven points and handed out two assists in a season-high 21 minutes against Presbyterian ... handed out a season-high three assists and knocked down her first 3-pointer of the season as part of her seven points against Butler ... played just seven minutes of the season opener against No. 5/6 Xavier before a toe injury on her right foot sidelined her for the next five games.

Junior Year (2009-10) Handed out 2.3 assists per game ... netted five points in the SEC Tournament game against Ole Miss ... hit her lone 3-point attempt and handed out two assists against No. 24/24 Georgia ... added eight points and two assists at No. 16/16 Kentucky ... netted eight points, including a second-half 3-pointer that stopped an Arkansas rally, and handed out three assists ... handed out a team-high three assists against Mississippi State ... hit a crucial 3-pointer in win at No. 14/14 Georgia ... dished a team-high five assists and pulled in four rebounds against No. 5/5 Tennessee ... swiped a pair of steals against Ole Miss ... returned to the starting lineup against Auburn and added three assists and five rebounds ... added 10 points off the bench to the win over Kentucky ... matched her career high with six rebounds against Brown to go with a team-high four assists and three steals ... handed out three assists against #9/10 North Carolina ... buried three 3-pointers against NC State, including a clutch 3 at the end of the shot clock to seal the victory, while handing out four assists to go with her 18 points ... swiped a career-high seven steals against High Point, among the top-10 steal performances in Colonial Life Arena history ... also netted a season-high 14 points against the Panthers ... dished out three assists to go with eight points in win over No. 23/24 San Diego State ... led the team with three assists against No. 5/6 Notre Dame ... matched her career high with six rebounds and tied for team-high honors with three assists against Penn State while swiping four steals ... was on the court for 47 of the 50 minutes played at Clemson, netting 13 points, including three 3-pointers, and handing out five assists ... led the team with five assists at Charlotte, tied her career high with six rebounds and hit a 3-pointer to start the overtime period.

Sophomore Year (2008-09)
Started 19 of the season's last 20 games ... tied for the team lead with 2.4 assists per game and scored 5.2 points per contest ... led the team in assists a team-best 14 times on the season and handed out five or more assists four times ... posted three assists and two steals to go with her seven points against Kentucky ... led the team with five assists to go with six points at No. 15/15 Florida ... swiped a pair of steals and netted eight points against Alabama ... added nine points and three rebounds at Arkansas ... picked up three steals against Ole Miss ... swiped three steals to go with five points and two assists at Kentucky ... handed out a pair of assists in just eight minutes off the bench against LSU ... led the team with three assists to go with five points against No. 17/18 Vanderbilt ... handed out four assists at Ole Miss ... tied her season high with seven assists at No. 13/15 Tennessee ... added 11 points, including a 3-pointer early in the game, and dished three assists against No. 19 Florida ... handed out three assists and swiped two steals to go with six points at Georgia ... played the full 40 minutes for the first time in her career against No. 9/8 Auburn, handing out three assists against just one turnover and scoring seven points ... handed out five assists against just two turnovers at NC State ... tied for the team lead with 11 points against No. 1 UConn ... hit her first career 3-pointers, going 4-of-4 from long range, en route to a career-high 23 points against Charlotte ... scored four points and handed out two assists against No. 3/4 Stanford ... earned her first start of the season against USC Upstate and netted 10 points, swiped three steals and tied for team-high honors with four assists ... picked up three steals at Wake Forest ... swiped four steals and grabbed three rebounds against Ohio ... dished out a team-high seven assists to go with six points against Davidson.

Freshman Year (2007-08)
Played in 31 games, including six starts ... led the team and ranked 10th in the SEC with 106 assists, third-most by a freshman in school history, and scored 3.7 ppg ... delivered six assists and netted six points against North Carolina A&T in the first round of the WNIT ... handed out five assists and grabbed a season-high six rebounds against Florida in the SEC Tournament ... swiped three steals against No. 20 Georgia ... posted her first double-double with 10 points, including two late-game free throws, and 10 assists at Florida ... was second on the team with 10 points, including 4-of-5 from the free-throw line, at Vanderbilt ... drew her second-consecutive start at Mississippi and dished out a team-high six assists to just two turnovers ... handed out five assists and swiped a pair of steals to go with six points against No. 2 Tennessee ... dished out five assists and scored eight points at Alabama ... handed out five assists and picked three steals to go with six points against Savannah State ... added six points and a season-high four rebounds to the win over UNC Asheville ... handed out a team-high four assists and swiped four steals at No. 9 Oklahoma ... tied for team-high honors with four assists and added two steals to the victory at Clemson ... handed out eight assists against Alabama A&M ... grabbed three rebounds and handed out two assists at No. 2 UConn ... swiped a season-high five steals to go with five assists and six points against Jackson State ... dished out a season-high six assists against Charleston Southern ... handed out four assists against UNC Wilmington and added six points, all from the free throw line in the final two minutes of the game ... hit 5-of-7 free throws, including 3-of-4 in the final two minutes, at Florida International ... made her first career start against Illinois and handed out a season-high five assists ... netted eight points and grabbed three rebounds in a season-high 29 minutes against Penn State ... scored 13 points, handed out three assists and swiped three steals in just 20 minutes in her collegiate debut against Saint Francis (Pa.).

High School
Played four seasons for coach Robert Mosley, helping lead the team to four Alabama state championships ... was a first-team All-State honoree her senior year by the Alabama Sports Writers Association ... honored as an Alabama All-Star and represented her home state in the Alabama vs. Mississippi All-Star Game after her senior year ... earned a spot on the Birmingham News' Super All-Metro team after ranking among the area leaders in assists and steals as a senior ... recognized as the regional Most Valuable Player of the State Tournament and was on the State All-Tournament Team in 2006 ... was the starting point guard for the North/South All-Star Game in addition to being an All-Metro selection her junior year ... averaged 12 points, five assists and four steals per game as a junior.

Career Stats
Year GP GS Min Avg FG FGA Pct 3FG FGA Pct FT FTA Pct Off Def Tot Avg PF FO A TO Blk Stl Pts Avg
2007-08 31 6 583 18.8 41 115 .357 0 8 .000 33 50 .660 14 44 58 1.9 35 0 106 81 0 42 115 3.7
2008-09 28 20 680 24.3 55 147 .374 9 39 .231 27 44 .614 5 39 44 1.6 47 0 68 73 2 34 146 5.2
2009-10 29 27 810 27.9 56 149 .376 14 49 .286 20 35 .571 12 66 78 2.7 49 0 68 49 2 34 146 50
2010-11 16 9 216 13.5 16 47 .340 3 18 .167 6 12 .500 3 15 18 1.1 16 0 13 24 2 10 41 2.6
Career Totals 104 62 2289 22.0 168 458 .367 26 114 .228 86 141 .610 34 164 198 1.9 147 0 255 227 6 120 448 4.3

Samone Kennedy

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