Kenny Gaines
Kenny  Gaines


Atlanta, Ga.

High School:
Whitefield Academy

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 205




Georgia Visits Lexington For Date With Kentucky

Georgia Visits Lexington For Super Tuesday Date With Kentucky


Bulldogs Host Auburn Saturday in Stegeman

Bulldogs Host Auburn Saturday in Stegeman


Dog Notes: Strong Showing In Physical Game

Dog Notes: Strong Showing In Physical Game


Dogs Return To Stegeman To Host Gamecocks

Bulldogs Return To Stegeman To Host Gamecocks


Bulldogs Play Baylor In Big 12/SEC Challenge Saturday

Bulldogs Play Baylor In Big 12/SEC Challenge Saturday


Georgia, 69 vs. No. 25 South Carolina, 56

The Bulldogs defeat No. 25 South Carolina.


Georgia vs. Missouri

Georgia vs. Missouri January 20, 2016


Georgia 79, Robert Morris 67

Georgia vs. Robert Morris December 29, 2015


Georgia vs. Georgia Tech

Georgia vs. Georgia Tech


Georgia vs. Kansas State

Georgia vs. Kansas State

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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