EKU coach to Nick Mayo; “Your next stop is gonna be the NBA.”

Mayo playing well for Miami Heat Summer League Team


RICHMOND, Ky (WTVQ) – Former EKU Colonel hoops star Nick Mayo has been turning heads in the NBA Summer League. EKU’s all-time leading scorer has been playing for the Heat and making the most of his time.
He had a 20-point scoring outburst last Friday vs. China.
If you ask EKU Head Basketball Coach A.W. Hamilton, he saw this day coming and wanted to make sure Mayo was ready for it.
Check out the video for what he had to say.

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Bryan Kennedy hails from the Bluegrass State. He was born and raised in Owensboro, KY where he graduated from Apollo High School in 2006. Bryan graduated from the University of Kentucky with a degree in Broadcast Journalism and a minor in Spanish in 2010. He also received his master's degree in Sports Media and Branding from Western Kentucky University. While at UK, Bryan was the general manager of the on-campus TV station. He also did sports reporting, anchoring, producing and even the weather for UK Student News Network. While working for UKSNN, he also had the pleasure of covering Coach John Calipari's first press conference when he was introduced as the new head coach of the Kentucky Wildcats; easily one of his favorite moments as a young sports reporter. Before coming to ABC 36, Bryan was a morning anchor and reporter at WXXV News 25, our sister station in Gulfport, MS. He anchored more than four hours of news every day, including morning shows on NBC and Fox. While down south, Bryan had the opportunity to cover the Sugar Bowl, New Orleans Saints and the New Orleans Pelicans. After spending a little more than two years at WXXV, Bryan is extremely excited to return home. In his spare time, Bryan enjoys playing sports, especially rugby. He also enjoys crossfitting and watching sports (obviously). He's extremely excited to cover Central Kentucky. Feel free to say hello and send story ideas toBKennedy@wtvq.com