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      J.K. Kennedy
    J.K. Kennedy

    Hall of Fame Class:
    1977 (Coaches and Administration)


    Men's basketball head coach J.K. "BUD" Kennedy guided the Seminole program in the transition from a limited program to major college status. He guided the FSU basketball team from the 1948-49 campaign through 1965-66, compiling a record of 237 wins and 208 losses. His finest season was 1954-55 when FSU was 22-4. His contributions to FSU's program continued long after his retirement as one of his former players, Hugh Durham, would later become the Seminole head coach and take the program to the 1972 national title game.

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