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Eugene "Goo" Kennedy (born August 23, 1949 in Charlotte, South Carolina) is a retired American professional basketball player.

A 6'5" forward/center, Kennedy played one season (1970-71) of college basketball at Texas Christian University, and was named the Southwest Conference Player of the Year after leading the TCU Horned Frogs to the conference championship. He averaged 16.6 rebounds per game that season, with a high of 28 versus the University of Arkansas.[1]

After college, Kennedy played four seasons in the American Basketball Association as a member of the Dallas Chaparrals, San Antonio Spurs, Spirits of St. Louis, and Utah Stars. He then played one season in the National Basketball Association with the Houston Rockets. He averaged 8.2 points and 5.6 rebounds per game during his professional career.[2]

As of 2003, Kennedy was working for the Special Education/Alternative Education Center of the Carrollton-Farmers Branch Independent School District in Texas. He and his wife, Mary, have raised more forty foster children over the years.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b TCU Lettermen's Hall of Fame Banquet Set For Friday. TCU Athletics. September 4, 2003. Retrieved on September 20, 2009.
  2. ^ Goo Kennedy statistics. basketball-reference.com. Retrieved on September 20, 2009.

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