Keith came to UK from DeMatha Catholic in Maryland. He was a Parade All-American, McDonalds All-American, and USA Today All-American. He played for UK from 1999-2003. In his freshman season he was named to the All-SEC Freshman Team. In his sophomore season he was named All-SEC and to the All-SEC Tournament. After he junior season he declared for the NBA Draft but then decided to return to UK for his Senior season. During his Senior season he was named the SEC Tournament MVP, All-SEC Team, SEC Player of the Year, All-NCAA Regional Team, and an All- American. He finished his career as the 4th leading scorer in UK Mens Basketball history. He was drafted #43 overall in the 2nd round of the 2003 NBA Draft.