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Kinsey in the 2022-2023 season

Former Marshall University Men’s Basketball guard and SBC Player of the Year Taevion Kinsey signed a contract with the Utah Jazz on Wednesday, Aug 30. 

        SBC Player of the Year, All SBC First Team and being a 2023 Lou Henson Award Finalist were just a few of Kinsey’s accomplishments in his final season with The Herd. 

  Kinsey also broke multiple records in that season, becoming the all-time leading scorer in the program with 2,641 points, passing Jon Elmore. Kinsey would also become the all-time leader in made field goals when he passed Skip Henderson’s mark of 1,000.

    Kinsey filled the scorecards and leaderboards in the 2022-2023 season. Kinsey led the Sun Belt in several categories: points per game at 22.1, having 20 games of 20 or more points and 271 made field goals. Kinsey also ranked second in the conference in total assists at 173.

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  Kinsey played for the Jazz in the 2023 Salt Lake City Summer League and NBA 2K24 Summer League.

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Joseph DiCristofaro, Sports Editor
Joseph DiCristofaro is the sports editor for The Parthenon. Joseph is a junior broadcast journalism major from Bluefield, West Virginia. In his free time, he enjoys spending time outdoors and watching sports with friends.
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