OFFICIAL: Kennedy resigns at NJIT

Here’s the official release from NJIT on the resignation of Brian Kennedy yesterday:

 Brian Kennedy, who served as Head Coach of the NJIT men’s basketball program for the last seven seasons, has resigned, Associate Vice President/Director of Athletics Lenny Kaplan announced on Monday.

Kennedy, a four-year assistant at NJIT before taking over as head coach following the 2015-16 season, helped lead the Highlanders to a program-record 22 wins and a second-round appearance in the CIT in 2018-19. 

Additionally, Kennedy was a member of the coaching staff for the program’s historic upset victory at #17 Michigan in 2014 and a pair of CIT semifinal appearances. 

“I would like to thank Coach Kennedy for his hard work and dedication to the University and our student-athletes during his time at NJIT as both an assistant and head coach,” Kaplan said. 

A national search for a new head coach is underway.

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