SLU commit Keith Carter leads Proviso East (Maywood, IL) to 25-0 regular season (top 20 in nation)
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6’1 senior guard Keith Carter (St.
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Louis University commit) runs the machine that is Proviso East High School basketball. With no starters over 6’5, the PE Pirates are great outside shooters with tremendous speed and athleticism. Their suffocating team defense wears down opponents, leading to steals and easy baskets.
Under first year coach Donnie Boyce, West Suburban Proviso East ran the table in the regular season (25-0) and are currently ranked #18 in the ESPNU national poll.
Now they move on to the Illinois HS state tournament.
Notable Proviso East (Maywood, IL) basketball alums include Glenn “Doc” Rivers (Celtics head coach), Shannon Brown (brother of current junior star Sterling Brown) and Michael Finley.
Thanks to everyone at Proviso East High School.
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