Friends of Basketball


Keith Pickett

Year Inducted: 2017

Category: Friends of Basketball

Schools / Organizations: St. Louis Shootouts

Biography: Keith is “Mr. Shootout” when it comes to high school basketball in the St. Louis area. He was co-founder and executive director of the St. Louis Shootout from 1981-2006. His shootouts attracted top local teams as well as the best teams throughout the country.  Keith’s shootouts included a total of 67 teams from the Chicago area to the southern tip of Illinois. He served on the selection committee for the McDonald’s All-American High School Game in 1995 at St. Louis.