Bob Kenney played football and basketball at KU, but he became best known for his role on the Jayhawks’ first NCAA championship team. A 6-foot-2 forward, Kenney averaged 13.1 points per game as a senior in 1951-52, second only to All-American and leading scorer Clyde Lovellette. Kenney died Oct. 27 in Scottsdale, Ariz. He was 83.
Bob Kenney played football and basketball at KU, but he became best known for his role on the Jayhawks’ first NCAA championship team. A 6-foot-2 forward, Kenney averaged 13.1 points per game as a senior in 1951-52, second only to All-American and leading scorer Clyde Lovellette. Kenney died Oct. 27 in Scottsdale, Ariz. He was 83. File photo The Kansas City Star
Bob Kenney played football and basketball at KU, but he became best known for his role on the Jayhawks’ first NCAA championship team. A 6-foot-2 forward, Kenney averaged 13.1 points per game as a senior in 1951-52, second only to All-American and leading scorer Clyde Lovellette. Kenney died Oct. 27 in Scottsdale, Ariz. He was 83. File photo The Kansas City Star

Bob Kenney, a forward on KU’s 1952 NCAA championship team, dies at age 83

November 03, 2014 12:30 AM