Maryknoll alumnus Josh Burnett, who graduated in 2014 before playing one year at a prep school in North Carolina, has accepted a full scholarship to play at Kennesaw State University this season.
Burnett, a 6-foot-4 shooting guard, was the Honolulu Star-Advertiser state player of the year as a senior, averaging close to 23 points and eight rebounds a game for the Spartans, who advanced to the state semifinals.
The Owls compete in the Atlantic Sun Conference and went 10-22 overall last year and 4-10 in league play.
Kennesaw State recently hired Al Skinner, who coached at Rhode Island and Boston College and is a two-time Big East coach of the year.
Burnett will be a true freshman and has four years of eligibility for the Owls.
Actually, he made it to the state championship game with Maryknoll, but lost in overtime to Kalaheo.
Actually, both the article and Mahatma are correct. As a senior, Burnett & the Spartans made it to the semi-finals. As a junior, Burnett & the Spartans lost in the State final in OT to ‘Stang Nation.