One of the most renowned players in Tiger basketball history, Keith Lee came to the University of Memphis in 1981-82 and made an immediate impact on the program and the nation.
The West Memphis, Arkansas, native became the most successful Tiger in school history. During his four year career, Memphis compiled a record of 104-24, made four consecutive NCAA appearances, including one trip to the Final Four, guided the team to three Metro Conference titles, led Memphis to a school record 31 wins in 1984-85 and helped put the Tigers in the final Associated Press Top 20 poll all four seasons.
The four-time Associated Press All-American was Metro Conference Player of the Year in 1982 and 1985 and was named to 29 All-American teams. He is the Tigers all-time leading scorer with 2,408 points (18.8) and all-time leading rebounder with 1,336 (10.4). Lee was drafted by the Chicago Bulls in 1985.