KSU men’s basketball coach Al Skinner to step down

The Kennesaw State men’s basketball team is now looking for a new head coach. On Thursday, the school announced Al Skinner will step down once the season comes to an end.

“We certainly appreciate the time Coach Skinner has spent at Kennesaw State,” said Director of Athletics Milton Overton. “He has invested in the lives of countless student-athletes over the years and we wish him the best in the future.”

Skinner has been with KSU since April 2015. He has compiled a record of 5-23 this season and 40-81 overall. In the past three seasons, the Owls have posted records of 11-20, 14-18 and 10-20.

Before coming to KSU, Skinner was the head coach at Rhode Island (1988-1997) and Boston College (1997-2010). He posted a 386-291 record at both schools. Skinner played college basketball at UMass and he also played and the ABA and NBA.

Kennesaw State announced a national search for a new head coach will start immediately.

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