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Ole Miss has announced the hiring of Middle Tennessee's Kermit Davis as the teams new men's basketball coach.

Davis, 58, will replace Andy Kennedy. Per ESPN.com:

Davis will be introduced as the Rebels' 22nd head coach on Monday. Ole Miss was 12-20 this season.

Davis, 58, has spent the past 16 years at Middle Tennessee and took the program to three NCAA tournament appearances.

"After assessing the entire landscape of college basketball and speaking to basketball experts across the country to determine the greatest fit for Ole Miss Basketball, the answer was clear -- Kermit Davis is the best coach and best leader to take our program to the next level in the SEC and NCAA," Ross Bjork, the school's vice chancellor for intercollegiate athletics, said in a statement.

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Originally published on SECRant.com


I got the chance to speak with him on KLSU in the mid-90s. I told him I thought Cindy Crawford was the hottest woman on the planet, and he told me he's seen better looking women in the quad.
Reply37 months
good hire. SEC is turning into a bball league
Reply37 months
Well, he won't be hanging around the club this summer.
Reply37 months
Hadn’t heard that name in a while
Reply37 months
Kermit the frog here with your ole miss rebels.
Reply37 months
So, new mascot is the Rebel Frog? Bullfrog, maybe?
Reply37 months
Really nice hire
Reply37 months
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