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Matt Kennedy
Matt  Kennedy

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Fairfax, Va.

High School:
Flint Hill

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 175

Position:
Guard

04/02/2018

Villanova vs. Michigan: National Championship Gallery (USATSI)

Villanova vs. Michigan - April 2, 2018

12/10/2016

No. 1 Villanova 74, No. 23 Notre Dame 66

The Wildcats top Notre Dame, on December 10, 2016.

VILLANOVA

Joined the Wildcats in 2016-17 after spending the past two seasons as a practice player.

2017-18 Overview: Earned the NCAA Elite 90 Award at the Final Four for holding the highest grade point average among any of the student-athletes competing in the event ... Appeared in 12 games for a total of 16 minutes during the 2018 NCAA national championship campaign.

2018 NCAA TOURNAMENT

Appeared for one minute in an 87-61 win over Radford on March 15.

2017-18 REGULAR SEASON

Scored his first career field goal in the final minute of a Feb. 1 win over Creighton ... Collected hihs first career blocked shot to go with a rebound in the final minutes of Villanova’s 88-56 win over Georgetown on Jan. 17 ... Appeared for one minute in a 113-77 wni over Nicholls on Nov. 14.

2016-17 Overview: Saw action in seven games for a total of 13 minutes ... Grabbed one rebound.

2016-17 BIG EAST Tournament Highlights: Made his postseason debut in the waning moments of an 108-67 win over St. John's in the quarterfinals.

2016-17 BIG EAST Regular Season Highlights: Appeared in two regular season games against Seton Hall.

2016-17 Non-Conference Highlights: Collected a rebound in an 82-57 win at Penn on Nov. 29.

FLINT HIGH SCHOOL

Served as a team captain for coach Rico Reed as a junior and senior … Led the conference in 3-point shooting percentage as a senior … Earned a Team Award as both a junior and senior.

PERSONAL

Parents are Maureen and Ed Kennedy … Siblings include sisters Nicole and Bridget and brothers Ryan and Stephen … Born May 1, 1996 … Holds a Finance and Real Estate double major in the Villanova School of Business … Chose Villanova for its sense of community and the brotherhood of its men’s basketball team.

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