Junior guard Algie Key led the Crimson Tide with 20 points in his UA debut
A two-time Junior College All-American at Barton Community College under head coach Craig Fletchall ... averaged 17.6 points and 6.2 rebounds a game last season and 18.7 points and 6.5 rebounds a game as a freshman (2011-12) ... finished fourth among the school's all-time scoring (1,214 points) and assist (315) leaders ... a two-time first team all-conference and all-region performer ... was named the Jayhawk West Division freshman of the year in 2012 ... helped lead the Cougars to a 54-13 record and back-to-back final four Region VI Tournament finishes including most recently to the region championship game ... repeated first team honors to the All-Jayhawk Conference West Division team, the All-Region VI Division I team, and the Region VI All-Tournament team in 2013 ... led his team in scoring, assists, and steals in each of the past two seasons ... recorded one triple-double, thirteen double-doubles, and had twenty-seven games of scoring twenty of more points including six games reaching the thirty-point mark ... started 33 of the teams 34 games his sophomore season.
As a senior captain and top scorer at Columbia High School, he guided the Eagles to the Georgia Class 3A title in 2011 ... The previous three years he attended Lakeside High School in Atlanta ... played with and against current Tide Junior Nick Jacobs in Decatur, Ga.
Born Dec. 4, 1992 in Decatur, Ga. ... father is Ronald Key Sr. ... youngest of eight children including four sisters and three brothers.