August 26

Texas A&M fires coach Billy Kennedy, Buzz Williams ‘strong favorite’ to replace him, reports say

first_img March Madness 2019: Kentucky forward Reid Travis to return for SEC Tournament Texas A&M has fired Billy Kennedy, a source tells @CBSSports.— Matt Norlander (@MattNorlander) March 15, 2019The Aggies finished 2018-19 with a 14-18 record and 6-12 in the SEC. They topped Vanderbilt in the opening round of the SEC Tournament before falling to Mississippi St.Kennedy tallied a 151-116 record during his time at Texas A&M. He reached two NCAA Tournaments and advanced to the Sweet 16 in both 2015-16 and 2017-18. Related News Texas A&M will be looking for a new coach and may already have a target in mind.The school has fired Billy Kennedy after eight seasons, according to a report from CBS Sports, which cites an unidentified league source.center_img Current Virginia Tech coach Buzz Williams is the “strong favorite” to replace Kennedy, according to a report from 247Sports, which cites multiple unidentified sources.With Billy Kennedy out at Texas A&M, multiple sources say Buzz Williams is the frontrunner/strong favorite for the job.— Evan Daniels (@EvanDaniels) March 15, 2019Williams has turned around the Hokies’ program. He’s already made two NCAA Tournaments at the school and will get there once again this season.  He was born in Greenville, Texas. March Madness 2019: 3 takeaways from Florida’s SEC Tournament upset of No. 9 LSUlast_img read more