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Alumni Spotlight: Mike Kennedy becomes fourth player in St. Ambrose School History to Eclipse 2,000 Career Points

St. Ambrose provided Mike Kennedy with a different type of college education.

The 6-foot-6 forward arrived four years ago with the reputation of being a shooter.

He’ll finish his career later this year as a complete player, providing the type of consistent performance that has placed the senior in elite company.

Kennedy took the court Wednesday at Viterbo needing six points to become the fourth player in St. Ambrose history to score 2,000 points.

A 24-point game Saturday against Waldorf raised his career scoring total to 1,994 points, a number topped by only one active player at any level of college basketball.

“It wouldn’t matter if we were playing Holy Family Grade School or DePaul, Mike’s going to give you 20 points and 10 rebounds every night,” Fighting Bees coach Ray Shovlain said. “Every game, 20 and 10, that’s the way has been since the day he arrived. He competes, very steady, very reliable.”

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Source: Quad City Times | Steve Batterson

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