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Scott Padgett Has Been Let Go After 6 Seasons At Samford

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A former college basketball star has been fired after six seasons as a head coach.

Scott Padgett, 43, has been the head coach at Samford since 2014. The former college basketball star was reportedly let go by the school today.

Samford had two winning seasons in six years under Padgett. The program went 10-23 this year, going 4-14 in the Southern Conference.

Multiple college basketball insiders have confirmed Padgett's firing. He went 84-115 in six seasons with the school.

Padgett starred collegiately at Kentucky.

The 6-foot-9 forward was part of the Wildcats' 1998 NCAA Tournament champion team. He was the MVP of the 1999 SEC Tournament.

Padgett was the No. 28 overall pick in the 1999 NBA Draft by Utah. He played for the Jazz from 1999-2003 and played in the NBA until 2007.