Kenny Hooks

Kenny Hooks

Player Profile


Moss Point, Mississippi

High School:
Moss Point

Height / Weight:
6-6½ / 225



OREGON STATE 2004-2005: Kenny earned valuable experience as a true freshman last season...a very athletic player who will likely be much improved as a explosive leaper...look for him to become more of a scoring threat.

2003-2004: Kenny played in 27 games, starting two...averaged 9.7 minutes, 2.0 points, and 1.6 rebounds per game...started the first two games of the season, scoring a career-high eight in the season opener vs. Prairie View...had seven points at eight rebounds vs. Willamette...played double figures for minutes 10 times, including 19 vs. Willamette.

MOSS POINT Kenny played his senior year at Moss Point High School, where he averaged 25 points, 10 rebounds and 4.5 blocked shots...he was named the Biloxi Sun Herald Player of the Year...led Moss Point to the 5A state tournament semifinals and was selected to the all-tournament team...rated 14th in the nation at wing forward by prior to his senior year...scored 13 points and the game-winning basket in the 13th annual Mississippi-Alabama All-Star game in the spring of 2003...MVP of the co-captain...played his junior year East Central High School, located between the communities of Hurley and Wade in southeast Mississippi...averaged 17 points and 10 rebounds at Central as a junior...also participated in baseball at Moss Point, where he was a pitcher...Mississippi Press Top-10 Male Athletes member for 2002-2003.

PERSONAL: Born in Pascagoula, Mississippi...son of Dexter and Tara Hooks...has two older brothers...graduated from Moss Point with a cumulative GPA of 3.80...hobbies include baseball, swimming and horseback riding...chose OSU because of the "great opportunity to expand as a person as well as a player"...undeclared major.


Nov. 22, 2003 vs. Prairie View -- Kenny started his first college game and responded with eight points and four rebounds...Hooks would start his second game of the season three nights later against Portland.

Dec. 1, 2003 at Colorado -- Kenny had seven points in his first college game on the road...he had a pair of three-point field goals against the future NIT participant.

Points:8 vs. Prairie View (11/22/03)
Rebounds:         8 vs. Willamette (12/12/03)
Assists:1, six times
Blocked Shots:2, twice (vs. KSU & Will.)
Steals:1, five times
Field Goals:2, four times
Field Goals Att.:8 vs. Willamette (12/12/03)
3-Pt FGS:        2 at Colorado (12/1/03)
3-Pt FGS Att.:3, twice (at Colo., vs. KSU)
Free Throws:4 vs. Prairie View (11/22/03)
FT Att.:5, twice (PV & Will.)
Minutes:         19 vs. Willamette (12/12/03)

KENNY HOOKS' CAREER STATISTICS YEARG/GSFG-FGA.PCT3FG-3FGA.PCTFT-FTA.PCTPTSAVG.REBAVG.PF/DATOBKSTMIN 200427/218-64.2813-20.15014-32.438532.0441.631/061395263 Totals27/218-64.2813-20.15014-32.438532.0441.631/061395263

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