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11 - Matt Kennedy
Matt Kennedy
Height: 6-3
Weight: 180
Year: Senior
Hometown: Charleston, S.C.
High School: West Ashley
Position: Guard
gp 31
pts/g 12.5
fg % 51.1
3pt % 50.0
ft % 90.8
reb/g 1.9
a/g 1.3

2013-14: Enjoyed an outstanding start to his senior season, tallying a new career-high in points in each of the Bucs’ first three games…Scored 13 points and chipped in three assists and two steals in the win over Johnson (11/8)…Recorded 14 points and set a career-high with six made field goals in the win at Delaware (11/10)…Tallied a career-high 19 points and established new benchmarks with 40 minutes played and six made free throws in the overtime loss to UNC Wilmington (11/13)…His output of 46 points in the first three games of the year surpassed his total of 41 points in 25 games last season…Also posted double-digit scoring efforts against No. 22/21 New Mexico (11/17), Trinity Baptist (11/26) and Delaware (12/3)...Tallied an efficient 18 points on 5-of-9 shooting against Western Carolina (12/18)...Went a perfect 6-of-6 from the free throw line against the Catmounts...Tallied another new career-high with 23 points in the double overtime win at Central Arkansas (12/21), going 8-of-15 from the field while logging a career-high 42 minutes...Hit his first six shots of the night and finished with 18 points in the rout of St. Andrews (12/28)...Went a perfect 6-of-6 at the free throw line on way to scoring 12 points in win over Coastal Carolina (1/8)...Recorded second career 20-point effort with 21 points on 7-of-13 shooting, and grabbed a career-high six rebounds in win over Presbyterian (1/15)...Tallied ten points, including five during a critical 13-0 second half run that helped CSU to a dramatic road win at Gardner-Webb (1/22)...Recorded a caeer-high 28 points and five three-pointers in the loss to Longwood (1/25)...Hit his first seven shots of the game against Longwood, and swished a tough spinning turn-around jumper to give CSU its final lead of the contest with 2:53 left...Finished 10-of-12 and 5-of-7 from three-point range against the Lancers...Turned in second straight 20+ point game and 4th of the season with 20 points on 6-of-15 shooting in loss at Campbell (1/29)...Scored 16 points on 6-of-10 shooting in the loss to Radford (2/5)...Scored 14 of his 19 points in the second half against High Point (2/17) in helping lead the Bucs back into the game after being down as many as 14...Scored eight points and handed out a career-high five assists in the win at Presbyterian (2/22)...Tallied 16 points on his senior day in the loss to Gardner-Webb (2/26), and hit a clutch three to bring the Bucs within a point with 2:11 left...Hit his first five shots of the game and scored 16 points in CSU’s loss at Coastal Carolina (3/1)...Hit a three-pointer against the Chanticleers to cap a 14-3 run and give the Bucs a one-point lead with 49 seconds left…Tallied 13 points in CSU’s Big South Tournament 1st Round win over Campbell (3/5)…Posted 17 points in the Bucs’ double overtime loss to Coastal Carolina in the Big South Tournament Quarterfinals (3/7).

2012-2013: Gave the Bucs valuable minutes off the bench, particularly late in the season...Scored 5 points, collected four rebounds and blocked a shot in 16 minutes off the bench against The Citadel (12/4)...Helped CSU to a comeback win over UNC Asheville (1/16) with four points, three rebounds and a steal in seven minutes of action...Scored four first half points on a pair of pretty drives in BracketBuster game against Rider (2/23)...Tallied a career-high 9 points on 4-of-5 shooting in a season-high 18 minutes of action in CSU's Big South regular season title clinching victory over Coastal Carolina (3/2)...Scored five points and hit big three-pointer in second half of Big South Tournament Semifinal win over VMI (3/9). 

2011-2012: Appeared in six games on the season, collecting one rebound on three occasions, and an assist in CSU’s 91-73 win over Campbell on Jan. 5.

2010-2011: Played in 28 games…Totaled 218 minutes for the season…Led the team in free throw percentage (11-11, 1.000)…4th on the team in three-pointers attempted (27) and made (11)….Shot .407 from deep…Scored first points of the season against Montreat(Nov. 18) dropping seven…Scored five points in five minutes against Austin Peay (Nov. 26)…Had eight points and five rebounds against Southern (Nov. 27)…Had a season-high nine against Milligan (Dec.11)…dropped eight on Georgia (Dec. 28)…Matched his season best scoring output (9) against Presbyterian College (Feb. 12)…Logged a season-high 18 minutes against Gardner Webb (Feb. 22).

High School: At West Ashley High School under Coach Ronnie Dupre, he was an All-Conference and All Low Country selection in 2009.  During his junior year, Kennedy led his team to a 21-4 overall record, while advancing to the third round of the playoffs.  West Ashley was also ranked fifth in the state during that time.  For the season, Kennedy tallied 13.1 points per game, 4.2 rebounds per game and shot 45% from three point range. 

Recent Games
Feb 19 at UNC Asheville L, 82-71
Feb 22 at Presbyterian W, 86-47
Feb 26 Gardner-Webb L, 78-76
Mar 1 at Coastal Caro. L, 63-61
Mar 5 vs. Campbell W, 81-71
Mar 7 at Coastal Caro. L, 73-68
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 31 16
Games started 31 16
Minutes 949 505
Minutes per game 30.6 31.6
FG 135-264 73-144
FG Pct 51.1 50.7
3PT 49-98 27-52
3PT Pct 50.0 51.9
FT 69-76 33-35
FT Pct 90.8 94.3
Off rebounds 7 3
Def rebounds 52 30
Total rebounds 59 33
Rebounds per game 1.9 2.1
Personal fouls 46 26
Disqualifications 0 0
Assists 41 20
Turnovers 43 25
Assist to turnover ratio 1.0 0.8
Steals 21 10
Blocks 4 2
Points 388 206
Points per game 12.5 12.9
Points per 40 min 16.4 16.3
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 8 Johnson (TN) W, 130-51 1 18 5-7 71.4 1-3 33.3 2-2 100.0 13
Nov 10 at Delaware W, 95-93 1 28 6-10 60.0 2-3 66.7 0-0 - 14
Nov 13 UNC Wilmington L, 80-78 1 40 5-9 55.6 3-5 60.0 6-8 75.0 19
Nov 17 at New Mexico L, 109-93 1 29 4-9 44.4 2-4 50.0 1-1 100.0 11
Nov 20 at Baylor L, 69-64 1 27 1-4 25.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 3
Nov 26 Trinity (Fla.) W, 105-58 1 26 5-8 62.5 0-2 0.0 4-5 80.0 14
Dec 3 Delaware L, 85-80 1 33 4-9 44.4 1-3 33.3 2-2 100.0 11
Dec 14 at Alabama L, 59-45 1 18 0-2 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0
Dec 18 at Western Caro. L, 92-84 1 29 5-9 55.6 2-4 50.0 6-6 100.0 18
Dec 21 at Central Ark. W, 97-90 1 42 8-15 53.3 3-5 60.0 4-4 100.0 23
Dec 28 St. Andrews W, 122-40 1 24 6-7 85.7 4-5 80.0 2-2 100.0 18
Dec 30 at Florida St. L, 67-59 1 30 2-5 40.0 2-3 66.7 2-2 100.0 8
Jan 6 Columbia International (S.C.) W, 105-45 1 15 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Jan 8 Coastal Caro. W, 70-58 1 33 2-9 22.2 2-6 33.3 6-6 100.0 12
Jan 11 at Winthrop L, 85-68 1 28 3-8 37.5 1-2 50.0 1-3 33.3 8
Jan 15 Presbyterian W, 95-58 1 32 7-13 53.8 4-6 66.7 3-3 100.0 21
Jan 18 UNC Asheville L, 80-76 1 15 0-2 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0
Jan 22 at Gardner-Webb W, 78-76 1 28 4-7 57.1 1-3 33.3 1-1 100.0 10
Jan 25 Longwood L, 88-85 1 37 10-12 83.3 5-7 71.4 3-3 100.0 28
Jan 29 at Campbell L, 65-57 1 29 6-15 40.0 1-5 20.0 7-7 100.0 20
Feb 1 Liberty W, 80-66 1 24 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Feb 5 Radford L, 82-76 1 36 6-10 60.0 1-1 100.0 3-3 100.0 16
Feb 8 at VMI L, 92-84 1 29 2-9 22.2 1-3 33.3 1-1 100.0 6
Feb 15 Winthrop W, 84-64 1 32 4-5 80.0 2-2 100.0 4-4 100.0 14
Feb 17 at High Point L, 76-70 1 34 8-14 57.1 3-5 60.0 0-0 - 19
Feb 19 at UNC Asheville L, 82-71 1 37 5-7 71.4 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 12
Feb 22 at Presbyterian W, 86-47 1 32 3-10 30.0 2-5 40.0 0-0 - 8
Feb 26 Gardner-Webb L, 78-76 1 39 6-10 60.0 2-2 100.0 2-2 100.0 16
Mar 1 at Coastal Caro. L, 63-61 1 40 7-11 63.6 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 16
Mar 5 vs. Campbell W, 81-71 1 36 4-8 50.0 2-5 40.0 3-4 75.0 13
Mar 7 at Coastal Caro. L, 73-68 1 49 7-16 43.8 0-3 0.0 3-3 100.0 17
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 8 Johnson (TN) W, 130-51 1 18 0 1 1 3 1 3.0 2 1 2 0
Nov 10 at Delaware W, 95-93 1 28 0 1 1 2 2 1.0 0 0 3 0
Nov 13 UNC Wilmington L, 80-78 1 40 0 1 1 3 1 3.0 0 0 0 0
Nov 17 at New Mexico L, 109-93 1 29 0 1 1 2 0 - 0 0 2 0
Nov 20 at Baylor L, 69-64 1 27 1 2 3 2 1 2.0 0 0 1 0
Nov 26 Trinity (Fla.) W, 105-58 1 26 0 2 2 1 0 - 3 1 0 0
Dec 3 Delaware L, 85-80 1 33 1 2 3 0 1 0.0 1 0 2 0
Dec 14 at Alabama L, 59-45 1 18 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 0 0
Dec 18 at Western Caro. L, 92-84 1 29 1 3 4 0 2 0.0 1 0 2 0
Dec 21 at Central Ark. W, 97-90 1 42 1 4 5 2 1 2.0 0 0 3 0
Dec 28 St. Andrews W, 122-40 1 24 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 0
Dec 30 at Florida St. L, 67-59 1 30 0 0 0 3 1 3.0 0 0 4 0
Jan 6 Columbia International (S.C.) W, 105-45 1 15 0 1 1 1 0 - 0 0 0 0
Jan 8 Coastal Caro. W, 70-58 1 33 0 3 3 1 2 0.5 0 0 1 0
Jan 11 at Winthrop L, 85-68 1 28 0 0 0 1 0 - 0 0 0 0
Jan 15 Presbyterian W, 95-58 1 32 2 4 6 2 0 - 1 0 0 0
Jan 18 UNC Asheville L, 80-76 1 15 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 3 0
Jan 22 at Gardner-Webb W, 78-76 1 28 0 1 1 2 0 - 0 0 0 0
Jan 25 Longwood L, 88-85 1 37 0 3 3 1 3 0.3 1 0 3 0
Jan 29 at Campbell L, 65-57 1 29 0 2 2 0 2 0.0 0 0 4 0
Feb 1 Liberty W, 80-66 1 24 0 3 3 0 2 0.0 0 1 3 0
Feb 5 Radford L, 82-76 1 36 0 1 1 0 0 - 0 0 3 0
Feb 8 at VMI L, 92-84 1 29 0 3 3 2 1 2.0 0 0 2 0
Feb 15 Winthrop W, 84-64 1 32 0 3 3 1 0 - 1 0 1 0
Feb 17 at High Point L, 76-70 1 34 0 3 3 2 2 1.0 2 0 2 0
Feb 19 at UNC Asheville L, 82-71 1 37 0 1 1 2 5 0.4 1 0 1 0
Feb 22 at Presbyterian W, 86-47 1 32 1 1 2 5 1 5.0 0 1 0 0
Feb 26 Gardner-Webb L, 78-76 1 39 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 2 0 1 0
Mar 1 at Coastal Caro. L, 63-61 1 40 0 2 2 1 3 0.3 2 0 2 0
Mar 5 vs. Campbell W, 81-71 1 36 0 0 0 2 2 1.0 1 0 1 0
Mar 7 at Coastal Caro. L, 73-68 1 49 0 4 4 0 4 0.0 2 0 0 0
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2010-11 28 - 7.8 0.9-2.2 40.3 0.4-1.0 40.7 0.4-0.4 100.0 2.6
2011-12 6 - 1.8 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0
2012-13 25 - 8.5 0.5-1.3 40.6 0.1-0.4 27.3 0.5-0.6 75.0 1.6
2013-14 31 31 30.6 4.4-8.5 51.1 1.6-3.2 50.0 2.2-2.5 90.8 12.5
Total 90 31 15.4 1.9-4.0 48.3 0.7-1.5 46.3 1.0-1.1 89.3 5.6
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2010-11 28 - 218 25-62 40.3 11-27 40.7 11-11 100.0 72
2011-12 6 - 11 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
2012-13 25 - 212 13-32 40.6 3-11 27.3 12-16 75.0 41
2013-14 31 31 949 135-264 51.1 49-98 50.0 69-76 90.8 388
Total 90 31 1390 173-358 48.3 63-136 46.3 92-103 89.3 501
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2010-11 28 - 7.8 0.1 0.7 0.9 0.6 0.0 0.4 0.4 1.1 0.2 0.0
2011-12 6 - 1.8 0.0 0.5 0.5 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.3 0.5 0.0 0.0
2012-13 25 - 8.5 0.4 1.0 1.4 0.9 0.0 0.6 0.4 1.6 0.2 0.1
2013-14 31 31 30.6 0.2 1.7 1.9 1.5 0.0 1.3 1.4 1.0 0.7 0.1
Total 90 31 15.4 0.2 1.1 1.3 0.9 0.0 0.8 0.7 1.1 0.4 0.1
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2010-11 28 - 218 4 20 24 16 0 12 11 1.1 5 1
2011-12 6 - 11 0 3 3 1 0 1 2 0.5 0 0
2012-13 25 - 212 9 25 34 22 0 16 10 1.6 6 2
2013-14 31 31 949 7 52 59 46 0 41 43 1.0 21 4
Total 90 31 1390 20 100 120 85 0 70 66 1.1 32 7
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 31 31 30.6 4.4-8.5 51.1 1.6-3.2 50.0 2.2-2.5 90.8 12.5
Conference 16 16 31.6 4.6-9.0 50.7 1.7-3.2 51.9 2.1-2.2 94.3 12.9
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -

Home 14 14 28.9 4.3-7.5 57.1 1.8-3.1 58.1 2.6-2.9 92.5 13.0
Away 16 16 31.8 4.4-9.4 47.0 1.4-3.1 44.0 1.8-2.0 90.6 12.1
Neutral 1 1 36.0 4.0-8.0 50.0 2.0-5.0 40.0 3.0-4.0 75.0 13.0

Wins 13 13 28.5 4.2-7.9 52.4 1.8-3.5 51.1 2.2-2.4 93.5 12.3
Losses 18 18 32.2 4.5-8.9 50.3 1.4-2.9 49.1 2.2-2.5 88.9 12.7

November 6 6 28.0 4.3-7.8 55.3 1.3-2.8 47.1 2.3-3.0 77.8 12.3
December 6 6 29.3 4.2-7.8 53.2 2.0-3.5 57.1 2.7-2.7 100.0 13.0
January 8 8 27.1 4.0-8.5 47.1 1.8-3.8 46.7 2.6-2.9 91.3 12.4
February 8 8 32.9 4.2-8.4 50.7 1.4-2.2 61.1 1.5-1.5 100.0 11.4
March 3 3 41.7 6.0-11.7 51.4 1.3-4.0 33.3 2.0-2.3 85.7 15.3
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 31 31 949 135-264 51.1 49-98 50.0 69-76 90.8 388
Conference 16 16 505 73-144 50.7 27-52 51.9 33-35 94.3 206
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0

Home 14 14 404 60-105 57.1 25-43 58.1 37-40 92.5 182
Away 16 16 509 71-151 47.0 22-50 44.0 29-32 90.6 193
Neutral 1 1 36 4-8 50.0 2-5 40.0 3-4 75.0 13

Wins 13 13 370 54-103 52.4 23-45 51.1 29-31 93.5 160
Losses 18 18 579 81-161 50.3 26-53 49.1 40-45 88.9 228

November 6 6 168 26-47 55.3 8-17 47.1 14-18 77.8 74
December 6 6 176 25-47 53.2 12-21 57.1 16-16 100.0 78
January 8 8 217 32-68 47.1 14-30 46.7 21-23 91.3 99
February 8 8 263 34-67 50.7 11-18 61.1 12-12 100.0 91
March 3 3 125 18-35 51.4 4-12 33.3 6-7 85.7 46
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 31 31 30.6 0.2 1.7 1.9 1.5 0.0 1.3 1.4 1.0 0.7 0.1
Conference 16 16 31.6 0.2 1.9 2.1 1.6 0.0 1.2 1.6 0.8 0.6 0.1
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Home 14 14 28.9 0.2 1.7 1.9 1.4 0.0 0.9 1.0 0.9 0.9 0.2
Away 16 16 31.8 0.2 1.8 2.0 1.6 0.0 1.6 1.7 1.0 0.5 0.1
Neutral 1 1 36.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 0.0 2.0 2.0 1.0 1.0 0.0

Wins 13 13 28.5 0.3 1.8 2.2 1.1 0.0 1.7 0.8 2.0 0.7 0.3
Losses 18 18 32.2 0.2 1.6 1.7 1.8 0.0 1.1 1.8 0.6 0.7 0.0

November 6 6 28.0 0.2 1.3 1.5 1.3 0.0 2.2 0.8 2.6 0.8 0.3
December 6 6 29.3 0.5 1.5 2.0 1.8 0.0 0.8 1.2 0.7 0.5 0.0
January 8 8 27.1 0.2 1.8 2.0 1.4 0.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 0.2 0.0
February 8 8 32.9 0.1 1.9 2.0 1.6 0.0 1.5 1.8 0.9 0.8 0.2
March 3 3 41.7 0.0 2.0 2.0 1.0 0.0 1.0 3.0 0.3 1.7 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 31 31 949 7 52 59 46 0 41 43 1.0 21 4
Conference 16 16 505 3 30 33 26 0 20 25 0.8 10 2
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Home 14 14 404 3 24 27 19 0 13 14 0.9 12 3
Away 16 16 509 4 28 32 26 0 26 27 1.0 8 1
Neutral 1 1 36 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 1.0 1 0

Wins 13 13 370 4 24 28 14 0 22 11 2.0 9 4
Losses 18 18 579 3 28 31 32 0 19 32 0.6 12 0

November 6 6 168 1 8 9 8 0 13 5 2.6 5 2
December 6 6 176 3 9 12 11 0 5 7 0.7 3 0
January 8 8 217 2 14 16 11 0 8 8 1.0 2 0
February 8 8 263 1 15 16 13 0 12 14 0.9 6 2
March 3 3 125 0 6 6 3 0 3 9 0.3 5 0

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