Full Name: Kenny Jerome Dye
Height/Weight: 6-2 / 185
Birthdate: January 22, 1979
High School: Bolton HS (Arlington, TN)
Participated in the Summer Pro League (SPL) with the Los Angeles Clippers in the summer of 2002.
Played final two seasons of collegiate career at Lincoln University, a NCAA Division II school located in Jefferson City, MO. Started career at Connors State College in Warner, OK and also played briefly at UNLV.
As a senior, averaged 19.1 points, 4.0 rebounds, and 3.8 assists. Started all 26 games. Earned MVP honors at the C.E. Gaines Big House Tournament after scoring a career-high 38 points in an upset at Winston-Salem State. Recorded 34 points, six rebounds, and five assists against Rockhurst on Feb. 26. Poured in 31 points at Incarnate Word on Feb. 7. Tallied 18 points and nine rebounds against BYU-Hawaii on Dec. 19. Was named Player of the Year in the Heartland Conference and earned First Team All-Conference honors. Honored as a Division II Second Team All-American by Basketball Times.
As a redshirt junior, averaged 17.9 points, 2.9 rebounds, and 2.5 assists. Started 21 of 27 games. Recorded 27 points and four assists against Pittsburg State on Dec. 2. Scored 25 points against Drury on Feb. 22. Tallied 25 points against Central Missouri State on Nov. 28. Scored 19 points in Blue Tigers debut at Truman State on Nov. 21. Earned First Team Division II All-South-Central Region honors.
As a junior at UNLV, averaged 6.0 points in five games before spraining his right shoulder against Princeton on Dec. 3. Scored season-high 15 points and dished out four assists against Fairfield on Nov. 21. Sat out the rest of the season after the Princeton game and was granted an medical redshirt.
As a sophomore at Connors State, averaged 24.5 points, 5.1 rebounds, and 2.5 assists. Led team to a 20-11 overall record and was named Co-MVP of the Bi-State Conference. Earned Third Team NJCAA All-American honors.
As a freshman at Connors State, averaged a team-leading 22.8 points, 4.9 rebounds and 1.7 assists. Shot .437 from three-point range (73-for-167). Was named MVP of the Bi-State Conference.