ATLANTA (AP) Kennesaw State has hired Georgia assistant Amir Abdur-Rahim as the Owls' men's basketball coach.
Abdur-Rahim is making the in-state move after agreeing to a four-year contract. The hiring was announced on Thursday by Kennesaw State athletic director Milton Overton.
For Abdur-Rahim, the new job is a return home. He is a graduate of Wheeler High School in Marietta, Georgia, in the same Cobb County as Kennesaw State.