Kentucky assistant Kenny Payne meets with Mississippi State Bulldogs, according to report

Kenny Payne works with Josh Harrellson - photo by Walter Cornett | athletic director Scott Stricklin met Friday with assistant coach Kenny Payne, Yahoo! Sports reported Friday, citing anonymous sources.  The pair met Friday at the Ritz-Carlton hotel in New Orleans, Yahoo! reported.  Mississippi State has a head coaching vacancy after retired earlier this month.  Payne, a native of a Laurel, Miss., is in his second season with Kentucky after spending six seasons as an assistant at Oregon.


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