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Billy Kennedy's daughter was the MVP of A&M's win

Posted on: November 18, 2011 8:28 pm
Edited on: November 18, 2011 8:39 pm

By Jeff Goodman

Nurideen Lindsey was at the line, in the waning seconds, with his team down one point. One to tie and likely force overtime -- and a pair would almost certainly give St. John's a victory.

Then Anna Cate Kennedy did her thing.

The 7-year daughter of Texas A&M coach Billy Kennedy, sitting in the stands about 30 feet from Lindsey, was the difference-maker.

She left out a pair of shrieks prior to Lindsey's free throws -- both of which failed to drop through the net.

"Yes, sir," Anna Cate responded after the game when asked if she felt as though she was the reason why Lindsey misfired.

Anna Cate has been doing it for a year or so - but Kennedy has told her to done it down a bit on the road.

"People say it works," Anna Cate said.

If I was Kennedy, I'd be handing the game ball to Anna Cate.

Since: Nov 21, 2011
Posted on: November 21, 2011 1:45 am

Billy Kennedy's daughter was the MVP of A&M's win

While watching the game, surely I thought It was A&M cheerleader or fan. Now that I read that Kennedy was aware of his daughter doing this. It seems like it is in bad taste. Also considering he had her sit on the opposing teams side in the second half. I wonder who is paying for her to travel with the team during the school year to Nrw York and elsewhere. It just seems to be a bit cheap for NCAA division one.

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