Athletic walk-on guard with solid ball-handling skills ... He will practice with the squad this season while sitting out the 2010-11 season due to NCAA transfer rules ... Spent his freshman season at Lincoln (Mo.) University.
2009-10 - Lincoln University
Played two games for coach John Redmond and the Blue Tigers of Lincoln (Mo.) University in Jefferson City, an NCAA Division II program ... Missed most of the season with an injury ... Played 5 minutes against Texas A&M International (12/17/09) and collected 2 assists and a turnover ... Also played 3 minutes against St. Edward's (12/19/09) and scored his only point of the season on 1-for-2 free throws with 2 fouls and a missed three-pointer ... Was on the Dean's List at Lincoln both semesters.
Played his final two seasons at Waynesville (Mo.) High where he led Tom Bildner's Tigers to back-to-back 22-7 seasons and district titles ... Squad finished third in the Ozark Conference his junior and senior seasons, while he earned conference all-academic honors both years ... Was on the Lebanon Security Bank Tournament all-tournament squad in 2008-09 ... Played his freshman and sophomore seasons overseas while his father was stationed there in the Army ... Named best all-around player as sophomore for Heidelberg (Germany) High while his team won the Division I conference championship and European championship ... As a freshman, he scored 15 points in the Division IV European championship game, in which his team won ... He also earned all-tournament and Coaches Award for the 2005-06 season.
Keith Anthony Dupont II was born 1/2/91 in Columbus, Ga. ... Son of Keith and Alfreda Dupont of Waynesville, Mo. ... Has a younger brother, Karl ... His father is an officer in the United States Army and a product of Missouri State's Construction Management graduate program ... Plans to major in Business Administration ... Favorite food is grits, sausage, bacon, eggs and hashbrowns ... Favorite TV shows are Lost and Fresh Prince ... Favorite movies are Man on Fire, Pursuit of Happiness, and Angels in the Outfield ... Wants to continue his basketball career after college.