Clanton Moving to Top of UCF's Career Blocks List

May 2, 2011

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By Doug Richards

ORLANDO, Fla. (UCFAthletics.com) - Keith Clanton is routinely recognized as one of the more skilled offensive post players in Conference USA. The power forward rarely gets kudos for his defensive talents, but a look at his statistics shows that he is certainly altering the play of UCF's opponents.

The Orlando native will enter his junior campaign in 2010-11 with 105 career blocks, which ranks fourth all-time at the school. Clanton blocked 60 shots this past season.

Ken Leeks, who played at UCF from 1988-92, is first on the list with 141 swats. Clanton's 60 blocks in 2010-11 were good for second on the program single-season list. His 1.8 blocks per game ranked third in C-USA and 58th nationally. UCF recorded a school record 190 blocks during the year.

On the offensive end, Clanton averaged 14.2 points and a led the squad with 7.7 rebounds per game. He shot 52.9 percent from the floor.