SEC Network adds Andy Kennedy as basketball analyst for 2018-19 season

Published 12:29 pm Tuesday, October 16, 2018

After a tryout of sorts in March, Andy Kennedy has earned a full-time job talking about basketball. The SEC Network added the former Ole Miss men’s coach as a studio analyst for the 2018-19 season.

Kennedy was a member of the studio team at the 2018 SEC Men’s Basketball Tournament after stepping down after 12 seasons as the Rebels’ coach in February.

“Having been a part of college basketball for over 28 years as both a player and a coach, including the last 12 seasons as a head coach in the SEC, I’m very excited to join the team at the SEC Network,” Kennedy said in a statement put out by the SEC on Tuesday. “Coming off an unprecedented season with eight SEC teams earning NCAA Tournament bids, this league has never been better.”

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Kennedy will make his official debut on Wednesday during the SEC Network’s coverage of the 2018 SEC Basketball Media Days in Birmingham, Ala.