#0 Keith Carter
|HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL)||Proviso East [Saint Louis]|
2014-15: Appeared in 24 games as a junior, starting on 17 occasions ... averaged 8.4 points, 3.5 rebounds and a team-high 3.7 assists per game ... also added 30 steals, second best on the team ... scored in double figures on eight occasions ... led Valpo in assists 15 times ... posted 10 points on 4-of-5 shooting versus IU South Bend Nov. 19 ... set career high with seven assists in win over Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Nov. 21 ... matched career best with seven assists in win at Eastern Kentucky Dec. 3 ... scored 15 points in win over Drake to kick off Challenge in Music City Nov. 28 ... tallied a career-best four steals in win over Murray State the next night, a mark he would match against New Mexico (Dec. 6) and at IPFW (Dec. 20) ... scored 12 points and grabbed seven rebounds Dec. 10 versus Trinity International ... pulled down eight boards and dished out five assists in victory over Ball State Dec. 13 ... scored in double figures five straight games Dec. 20-Jan. 4, including season-best 18-point efforts at IPFW (Dec. 20) and Oakland (Jan. 2) ... went 7-of-11 from the field against the Mastodons, including a perfect 4-of-4 performance from 3-point range ... also connected on four triples against the Golden Grizzlies ... ended string of consecutive double-figure games with 15-point, 10-rebound double-double in win over Youngstown State Jan. 4, his first career double-double and a career-high rebounding effort ... also handed out four assists without a turnover against the Penguins ... missed 10 games due to injury suffered late in win over YSU, returning Feb. 15 at Milwaukee ... scored eight points, including career-best five free throws (5-6), grabbed seven rebounds and dished out six assists in win over Green Bay Mar. 10 in Horizon League title game ... recorded five assists against just one turnover in NCAA Tournament game against Maryland Mar. 20.
2013-14: Sat out first semester due to NCAA transfer regulations ... debuted for the Crusaders Dec. 21 against Southeastern, scoring eight points and handing out five assists ... appeared in each of the season's final 22 games, averaging 5.7 points and 2.3 assists per game ... connected at a 40% rate from 3-point range on the season ... scored career-high and team-best 19 points Jan. 2 in come-from-behind win over UIC, going 7-of-8 from the field ... scored in double figures three times on the year, also posting 10 points apiece at Oakland (Jan. 4) and against Milwaukee (Jan. 18) ... also grabbed season-best five rebounds at Oakland ... tallied at least four assists on six occasions, including a season-high six helpers versus Youngstown State (Feb. 22) ... registered seven points and five assists without committing a turnover in CIT game aagainst Columbia Mar. 18.
2012-13 (Saint Louis): Appeared in three games for the Billikens as a freshman while dealing with an injury ... scored six points in 21 minutes against Eastern Illinois and three points in 14 minutes versus USC Upstate ... also saw action against Santa Clara ... transferred to Valpo prior to the start of the spring semester.
Prep: A four-year letterwinner for the Pirates ... runner-up for Illinois Mr. Basketball 2012 ... a first-team All-State honoree from both the Associated Press and Chicago Tribune as a senior ... helped lead Proviso East to a runner-up finish in the 4A state championship and a 32-1 record during his final season ... averaged more than 20 points and five assists per game as a senior ... earned All-Conference honors his junior and sophomore seasons ... named MVP of the Proviso West Tournament his senior year after averaging more than 17 ppg during the four-game tourney ... played AAU basketball for Next Level Performance.
Personal: Keith is the son of Keith Carter Sr. and Rosalyn Martin ... major is sports management.