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Full Name: Keith Ramon Bogans
Position: Guard
Height/Weight: 6-5 (1.96 m)/ 215 (97.5 kg)
Birthdate: May 12, 1980 (Washington, D.C.)
High School: DeMatha Catholic (Hyattsville, Md.)
College: Kentucky

Selected in the second round (43rd overall) by the Milwaukee Bucks, and was later traded to the Orlando Magic

Three-point field goals: 1999-00, 48-for-164 (.283); 2000-01, 74-for-205 (.361); 2001-02, 52-for-165 (.315); 2002-03, 80-for-209 (.383). Totals: 254-for-743 (.342).

Originally an early entry candidate for the 2001 NBA Draft before withdrawing and returning to Kentucky.

Career Highlights: Named Third Team All-America by AP and SEC Player of the Year as a senior. Finished career as fourth-leading scorer in Kentucky history, trailing only former NBA players Dan Issel, Kenny Walker and Jack Givens. Named Second Team All-Southeastern Conference by AP and the league’s coaches as a sophomore. Named to the All-SEC Freshman Team in 1999-2000.

Senior (2002-03): Rebounded with excellent senior campaign. Named to All-SEC First Team. Scored season-high 26 points in win over Tennessee State. Scored 23 points vs. Michigan State. Scored at least 20 points in 10 games, and had at least 15 points in 22 games.

Junior (2001-02): Experienced a disappointing year with all averages off his sophomore numbers. Still finished second on the team in scoring and was tied for third in rebounding. Saved his best games for the NCAA Tournament. Scored team-high 21 points vs. Valparaiso, then added 19 points vs. Tulsa and 15 points vs. eventual national champion Maryland. Scored 23 points vs. Notre Dame.

Sophomore (2000-01): Led the Wildcats in scoring (17.0 ppg), edging out current Detroit Pistons forward Tayshaun Prince (16.9 ppg). His scoring average was the highest by a Wildcat since Ron Mercer (Indiana Pacers) averaged 18.1 points in 1996-97. Topped 20 points 11 times. Averaged 17.3 points and a team-high 5.0 rebounds in three NCAA Tournament games. Member of the SEC All-Tournament after averaging a team-leading 21.7 points in three games against South Carolina, Arkansas and Mississippi. Scored a career-high 29 points at Florida. Tallied a game-high 23 points, all in the second half, against LSU. Recorded his first double-double with 26 points and 11 rebounds against Georgia.

Freshman (1999-00): Set the Kentucky freshman record for steals in a season with 47, breaking the mark of 45 held by Chris Mills (Golden State Warriors). Finished third on the team in scoring (12.5 ppg). Topped 20 points five times. Scored 25 points vs. Arkansas, hitting four-of-six three-point attempts, in the SEC Tournament Final.

Strengths: Has ability to take defenders off the dribble with quickness. Improved his three-point and free throw shooting.

Personal: Was a McDonald’s and Parade All-American at DeMatha Catholic High School in Maryland, where he was a teammate of Joseph Forte of the Seattle SuperSonics.