Ernie Kent Honored in Rockford 6/1/12

Published 06/01 2012 10:14PM

Updated 06/01 2012 10:18PM

Rockford native Ernie Kent was honored in his hometown.

Ernie Kent was recognized during the inaugural 25 Black Leaders to Watch Awards Dinner and Recognition Event in Rockford. Kent was the basketball coach at St. Mary's College and the University of Oregon, going to two Elite Eight's among other postseason honors.

Kent is still involved with college basketball, but hasn't coached in years. He discussed when he thinks he'll get back to the sideline.

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