Tony Jai Key
Centennial HS, Compton, Calif.
April 16, 1982
An early entry candidate for the 2001 NBA Draft.
Transferred to Centennial High School in California for his senior year.
Previously attended Russellville High School in Kentucky.
Listed among the Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook's Top 44 High School players entering this season.
At Centennial High School in Compton, Calif., played 20 games and averaged 26 points and 14 rebounds.
The team went 19-1 when he played.
Declared ineligible due to transfer restrictions.
Scored a season-high 35 points vs. Ontario and had a season-best 20 rebounds vs. Morningside.
At Russellville High School, he was runner-up for Mr. Basketball in Kentucky as a junior.
Averaged 22 points and 11 rebounds as he led Russellville to a 28-6 record.
Named First Team All-State.
In state tournament semifinals played at Rupp Arena, scored 19 points and grabbed nine rebounds in 88-87 loss to Elizabethtown.
In quarterfinals, had 15 points, seven rebounds and six blocked shots to lead Russellville to 60-46 win over Bishop Brossart.
Named to All-Tournament Team for Kentucky State Tournament.