McKenzie Selected To Guyana National Team For CBC Championships
GEORGETOWN, Guyana - Former Armstrong Atlantic State University men's basketball player Keron McKenzie will suit up for the Caribbean nation of Guyana this summer, competing for the country in the FIBA Caribbean Basketball Confederation Championships in the Bahamas in late July.
McKenzie was selected to the 15-man squad by the Guyana Amateur Basketball Federation (GABF) to compete in the CBC, which begins on July 23rd in the Bahamas. Guyana will compete in Group A, along with Jamaica, Virgin Islands, Antigua and Turks and Caicos Islands. Guyana opens up action on July 24th against Turks and Caicos Islands. Click here for the complete schedule and draw from the 2011 CBC Championships.
A native of Stone Mountain, Ga., McKenzie played two seasons for the Pirates after transferring from Savannah State in 2008. He averaged 7.3 points per game while hitting 43-of-104 three-point shots as a junior, then as a senior, McKenzie averaged 13.4 points per game, hitting 74-of-218 three-point shots for the Pirates, the seventh-most in a single season in Armstrong history. In his final game as a Pirate, he hit 10-of-15 three-pointers for a career-high 34 points at No. 1-ranked Augusta State in the first round of the 2010 Peach Belt Championships.
After leaving the Pirates, McKenzie played for the World Basketball Association League (WBA) champion Gwinnett Majic before traveling overseas. He is expected to join the Guyana team after his club's championship season has concluded.