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Encyclopedia > Keith Booth

Keith Booth (born October 9, 1974 in Baltimore, Maryland) is a former professional basketball player. Booth played his college basketball at the University of Maryland from 1994 to 1997. October 9 is the 282nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (283rd in Leap years). ... 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (the link is to a full 1974 calendar). ... A view of the Baltimore skyline from the water taxi. ... Sara Giauro shoots a three-point shot, FIBA Europe Cup for Women Finals 2005 Basketball is a sport in which two teams of five players each try to score points by throwing a ball through a hoop (the basket) under organized rules. ... The University of Maryland, College Park (also known as UMD or UM, formerly UMCP) is a public coeducational university situated in suburban Maryland just outside Washington, DC. The flagship university of the University System of Maryland, it is commonly referred to as simply the University of Maryland, but the formal... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International year of the Family. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII in Roman) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Heavily recruited by Coach Gary Williams, he was the first player from Baltimore City in many years to play for Maryland. After the forced resignation of Williams' predecessor, Bob Wade, due to NCAA violations, a boycott of the university was put in place by the high-school coaches in Baltimore. Because of this boycott, many star high-school players avoided Maryland as a choice to play their college ball. This was due to the fact that many in the city felt that Wade, a former coach at Baltimore's Dunbar High School for many years, was mistreated by a university that they still felt was a racist institution. In becoming one of the members of Maryland's 1993 recruiting class, Booth broke the ice, and the school once again had access to talent-rich Baltimore City. Gary B. Williams (born March 4, 1945 in Collingswood, New Jersey, United States) is the current head coach of the University of Marylands Mens basketball team. ... Bob Wade was the University of Maryland, College Park mens college basketball coach from 1986-1989. ... The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA, often said NC-Double-A) is a voluntary association of about 1200 institutions, conferences, organizations and individuals that organizes the athletics programs of many colleges and universities in the United States. ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ...

Booth was the Chicago Bulls' first-pick (28th overall) in the 1997 NBA Draft, and he played two seasons with the Bulls. In 2004, he returned to his alma mater to become an assistant under Coach Williams. The Chicago Bulls are a National Basketball Association team based in Chicago, Illinois. ... It has been designated the: International Year of Rice (by the United Nations) International Year to Commemorate the Struggle against Slavery and its Abolition (by UNESCO) 2004 World Health Day topic was Road Safety (by World Health Organization) Year of the Monkey (by the Chinese calendar) See the world in...

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