Former Kentucky Wildcats star Keith Bogans has been named to the 2017 SEC Legends class.
Bogans will among former SEC greats from all 14 member being honored at the league tournament March 8-12 in Bridgestone Arena. Bogans will be honored at halftime of UK’s first game of the tournament.
Joining Bogans in the 2017 class include George Linn (Alabama), Olive Miller (Arkansas), Marquis Daniels (Auburn), Matt Bonner (Florida), Jimmy Pitts (Georgia), Tasmin Mitchell (LSU), Jason Harrison (Ole Miss), Dontae’ Jones (Mississippi State), Jon Sundvold (Missouri), Bobby Cremins (South Carolina), Ron Slay (Tennessee), Acie Law IV (Texas A&M), and Shan Foster (Vanderbilt).
Bogans, who played from 2000-03 at UK, finished his career fourth all-time among the program’s all-time scorers with 1,923 points. He averaged 11.6 points or more in all four seasons at Kentucky, including 17.0 in his sophomore season and 15.7 during his senior campaign.
During the 2002-03 season in which Bogans led the Cats to an SEC regular-season and tournament title, he was named an All-American by the National Association of Basketball Coaches, the Associated Press, and other outlets.
Bogans was a three-time All-SEC selection and was the league’s MVP of the tournament in 2003. He was then drafted 43rd overall by the Milwaukee Bucks in 2003 and went on to have a 11-year NBA career.