Wasatch Academy || 2022 || Center || 6-8 & 225 Pounds
Keita has started to earn national recognition from his stellar play for Wasatch Academy in the NIBC this season. He’s earned offers from Dixie State & Washington, along with interest from the likes of Utah, Clemson, Texas A&M, and more. His assertiveness, aggressive playing style, and high-motor can certainly help a college program. Keita was ranked #84 nationally in ESPN’s updated 2022 rankings.
Keita is a physically mature, aggressive, and high-motor center that makes an impact on both ends of the floor. He uses his size and strength to seal position against opponents in the post to get himself clean looks around the rim. He thrives at using his strong frame to absorb contact and finish through it. Keita is a quick leaper, giving him the ability to finish above the rim + grab offensive rebounds frequently. He has above average mobility and agility that helps him beat opponents down the floor in the transition. He’s an assertive rebounder that uses his frame to position himself to reel in rebounds on both ends of the floor. Keita has shown flashes of his face-up game, however that is certainly the key to taking the next step in his offensive development. Defensively, he is a high level rim protector that isn’t afraid to jump with anyone in the lane. His length + quick verticality allow him to block shots around the rim. Keita is certainly a prospect to keep an eye on as he gets closer towards making a college commitment.