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Report: UTEP Transfer G Keonte Kennedy Will Re-Enter Transfer Portal, Not Enroll at Vanderbilt

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UTEP transfer G Keonte Kennedy will re-enter his name into the transfer portal and not enroll at Vanderbilt, as a source told The Dore ReportKennedy transferred to head coach Jerry Stackhouse and the Commodores in May.

The reason why Kennedy is entering the transfer portal again is unknown. The Dore Report reached out to Vanderbilt’s program and did not receive a response.

Kennedy spent the last two seasons playing at Texas-El Paso, appearing in 43 games. The Aurora, CO, native averaged 14.1 points, 6.1 rebounds, 1.8 assists and 1.8 steals for the Miners. Kennedy shot 42 percent from the field, 32 percent from three and 68 percent from the free-throw line. Kennedy started out his collegiate career playing his freshman year at Xavier.

EvanMiya ranked Kennedy as the 282nd in the country and a 3-star transfer. Kennedy has two years of eligibility left.

Vanderbilt now has one scholarship left remaining for the 2022-23 season. Stackhouse and his coaching staff received a commitment from UC-Davis transfer guard Ezra Manjon back in April.

The Portal Report is your home for all things transfer portal recruiting in both college football and basketball. From quick-hit breaking news, to transfer rankings, to long, in-depth interviews, The Portal Report delivers the most comprehensive coverage of strictly transfer portal recruiting coverage on the internet.

Ethan Bock joins The Portal Report with years of experience covering college athletics within the Sports Now network, as he currently works for WV Sports Now as the West Virginia basketball beat writer. In addition to writing, he also serves as an intern with the Final Fourcast podcast.

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