Kenny Gaines
Kenny  Gaines


Atlanta, Ga.

High School:
Whitefield Academy

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 205




Some Very Thankful Bulldogs

Some Very Thankful Bulldogs


Dog Notes: UGA Survives The Cold

Dog Notes: UGA Survives The Cold


Georgia Holds Off High Point 49-46

Charles Mann led the team with 13 points, going 8-for-8 at the free throw line.


Kenny Gaines Named SEC Co-Player Of The Week

Kenny Gaines Named SEC Co-Player Of The Week


Dog Notes: Gaines Carried The Load

Dog Notes: Gaines Carried The Load


Georgia vs. Murray State, 63-52

NCAA Basketball: Georgia squares off against Murray State at Stegeman Coliseum.


Georgia vs. Chattanooga Men's Basketball

The Georgia Bulldogs hosted the Chattanooga Mocs at Stegeman Coliseum for the season opener. Georgia lost to Chattanooga 92-90 in overtime.


Georgia vs. Arkansas

Georgia vs. Arkansas


Men's Basketball vs. No. 1 Kentucky (USATSI)

Men's Basketball falls to No. 1 Kentucky, 72-64 ; Credit: USA Today (USATSI)


Men's Basketball vs. Ole Miss (USATSI)

Men's Basketball defeats Ole Miss, 76-72; Credit: USA Today (USATSI)

On & Off the Court with Kenny Gaines

Career Statistics Get Acrobat Reader

◊ Recipient of the Joel & Wealthy Eaves Athletic Scholarship

2014-15 Season:
◊ Reached double digits in the scoring column 20 times, including a pair of 20-point outbursts at Chattanooga and at Ole Miss.
◊ Georgia’s top offensive threat at 11.9 ppg and the second-leading scorer overall, an amazing feat in itself, considering his challenges in gaining sound health.
◊ In stats for SEC games only, UGA’s scoring leader and ranked No. 17 in scoring, as well as No. 6 in both 3-point pct. (.380) and 3-pointers (2.1 3FGpg).
◊ Fought through three significant setbacks: 1) an illness which caused him to miss nearly all of the preseason. Rejoined practice two days before the opener and still managed to play 18 minutes; 2) a sprained left shoulder incurred in Colorado game Dec. 7 which forced him to the sideline for nearly 10 days; and 3) a foot sprain which forced him to miss the regular-season finale at Auburn. Was held out the SEC Tournament quarterfinal vs. Arkansas after aggravating the injury in quarterfinal game vs. South Carolina.

2013-14 Season:
◊ Honorable Mention All-SEC selection by the Associated Press.
◊ In SEC play, connected on a league-leading 45.1 percent of his 3-point attempts.
◊ Made his first collegiate start in season-opening win over Wofford.
◊ Scored a then career-high 21 points against Temple at Charleston Classic.
◊ Posted his two highest point totals at South Carolina (27) and at Arkansas (25).
◊ Twice connected from 3-point range six times, including a 6-of-7 effort at LSU.
◊ Red hot over the final five regular-season games, averaging 19.3 points (almost twice that of any teammate) and shooting 58 percent from 3-point range.

2012-13 Season:
◊ Contributions grew steadily throughout his rookie campaign.
◊ Shot 40 percent from 3-point range during the SEC schedule.
◊ Clutch second-half performer in back-to-back road wins at South Carolina and Tennessee. Scored a season-high 11 points (all in the second half) in Columbia and surpassed in Knoxville, posting 12 (nine after intermission) in 15 MP.

Prep Highlights:
◊ Coached by Tyrone Johnson at Whitefield (pronounced Whit-field).
◊ One of two Georgians tabbed to the 2012 Parade Magazine All-America team.
◊ Averaged 25.2 points, 7.6 rebounds and 2.6 steals per game as a senior while leading the Wolfpack to a 27-3 record and the Georgia Class A state title.
◊ Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Slam Dunk Contest winner in 2011.

Full Name: Kenneth James Gaines, Jr.
Birthdate/Birthplace: Jan. 28, 1994 / Riverdale, Ga.
Academic Major: Housing

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