Kenny Paul  Geno
25 Kenny Paul Geno

Booneville, Miss.

High School:
Booneville High School

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 210




Career Statistics Get Acrobat Reader

2014-15 Season

• Had earned increased playing time in December games until suffering broken left wrist in 1st half of SEC opener vs. Arkansas. Underwent corrective surgery on Jan. 8 and missed 11 subsequent games.

• Played the remainder of the season with a protective wrap around his wrist.

• Returned to action Feb. 17 vs. South Carolina and contributed six rebounds in 12 minutes.

• Earned first career start at the `3' position Feb. 21 at Alabama.

2013-14 Season

• Scored career-high six points at Miss. State, playing in front of nearly 100 supporters from hometown of Booneville, Miss., a 90-minute drive from Starkville.

• Also contributed five points and three boards in home win over Miss. State three weeks later.

• Saw three minutes in his first collegiate game and made his only field-goal attempt. Also contributed two rebounds in the season-opening win over Wofford.

• Played nine minutes and contributed three rebounds in exhibition win over UNC-Pembroke.

Prep Highlights

• Averaged 23.5 points and 12.5 rebounds per game as a senior at Booneville, which won the State 3A title in 2011 and reached the championship game the past two years.

• Named to 5-man All-State First Team by the Jackson Clarion-Ledger in 2013. Clarion-Ledger also picked him to its "Dandy Dozen" squad in Nov. of 2012.

• Also Northeast Miss. Daily Journal Player of the Year in 2013.

• Averaged 13.5 points and 9.7 rebounds as a junior.


• Full Name: Kenneth Paul Geno III

• Birthdate/Birthplace: June 25, 1995 in Booneville, Miss.

• Nickname: Geno or KP

• Academic Major:Housing

• Favorite TV Shows: Sportscenter

• Websites I Have Bookmarked: ESPN

• Favorite Video Games: NCAA Football, NBA 2K, MLB

• Favorite Foods: Hibachi, Mexican

• Favorite Movies: Dumb & Dumber, Ted, Facing the Giants, Hoosiers, Happy Gilmore

• Non-Basketball Interests: Hunting, Fishing, God

• Role Models: My parents

• Proudest Non-Athletic Accomplishment: I've made six mission trips

• Proudest Athletic Accomplishment: Making "Dandy Dozen" in Mississippi

• Favorite Academic Subject: History

• Most Challenging Subject: Math

• Pre-Game Rituals: Praying, listening to music, relaxing

• Post-Game Rituals: icing and eating

• Superstitions: Splitting poles

• Teammate Who Makes Me Laugh Hardest: Kenny Gaines

• My Most Prized Possession: My salvation

• When I was young and playing ball, I pretended I was: Shaq

• Favorite NBA Team: Miami Heat

• Favorite Non-Basketball Pro Team: Atlanta Braves

• Favorite Non-Basketball Athlete: Tim Tebow

• I Chose to Attend UGA Because: It was a chance to play in the SEC on a great team, a great academic school, representing a great fan base.

• I Chose My Jersey Number Because: I wore 15 in high school and wanted a different number but with the same look.

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