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Texas A&M head coach Billy Kennedy leaves the court after losing to Mississippi State on Thursday.

Texas A&M officially fired Billy Kennedy as its men's basketball coach.

Kennedy, whose team lost in the second round of the SEC tournament Thursday night, went 151-116 in eight years with the Aggies. The team went 14-18, 6-12 this year.

A&M is reported to be high on Hokies coach Buzz Williams, a Texas native who once served as an A&M assistant.

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Mark Berman covers Virginia Tech men’s basketball and many other teams at the university. He also helps cover other colleges, including Radford, VMI, Roanoke, Washington and Lee and Ferrum.

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