#45 Bill Keys
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6'6"   Forward
HS: Bristol Bristol, PA
Born:  
Season Stats
Season Cl Pos G GS FG FGA % FT FTA % Asst Reb Fls DQ TO ST BS Pts PPG APG RPG
1975-76 Fr G
22
0
19
44
43.2%
9
23
39.1%
11
42
19
0
8
1
3
47
2.1
0.5
1.9
Career    
22
0
19
44
43.2%
9
23
39.1%
11
42
19
0
8
1
3
47
2.1
0.5
1.9

Billy Keys was a reserve forward for Syracuse basketball for one season. Keys was a two time all-state high school player in Pennsylvania.

Billy Keys Syracuse BasketballKeys was a reserve his freshman year, playing in most of the games. However, entering his sophomore year, he was informed by new head coach Jim Boeheim that he and teammate Larry Arrington would be the 14th & 15th men on the depth chart, with the arrival of four talented freshman [1]. Keys would quit the team in November, before playing any games.

Keys would transfer to Tulsa University. He would find success on the court at Tulsa, leading the Golden Hurricanes in rebounding, free throws, and field goal percentage his junior season. He would average 10.7 points per games for Tulsa, and finish his career with 735 points.

Tulsa Season Stats
Season Cl Pos G GS FG FGA % FT FTA % Asst Reb Fls DQ TO ST BS Pts PPG APG RPG
1977-78 So F 16 - 69 157 43.9% 22 36 63.9% - 113 55 - - - - 161 10.1 --- 7.1
1978-79 Jr F 27 27 121 246 49.2% 53 74 71.6% 36 193 85 - 41 19 14 295 10.9 1.3 7.1
1979-80 Sr F 26 21 122 268 45.5% 41 82 50.0% 50 130 73 - 58 18 7 213 10.7 1.9 5.0
Career    
69
+48
312
671
46.5%
117
192
60.9%
+86
436
213
-
+99 +37
+21
735
10.7
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6.3

 

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[1] Syracuse Herald Journal, 12/1/1976