Former Scott Co. basketball star Cooper Robb transferring to EKU

Robb has played the last two seasons for UNC Charlotte

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LEXINGTON, Ky (WTVQ) – Back in 2018, Cooper Robb was the second-leading scorer on a Scott County basketball team who would only lose two games.

That last loss was in the Boys Sweet Sixteen championship game against Covington Catholic.

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Robb committed and then played two seasons with UNC Charlotte.

While playing for the 49ers, Robb appeared started 23 games and appeared in 51.

Last season, he finished second in Conference USA in three-point field goal percentage in league games.

He also finished second on the team and fifth in Conference USA with 46 steals.

Over the weekend, Robb announced he is bringing his talents back to the bluegrass to play for A.W. Hamilton and the EKU Colonels.

ABC 36’s Austin Miller caught up with Robb on his decision to transfer to EKU.

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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