Former international under-17 center N’Faly Danté (2.11 m-104 kg) failed to avoid Oregon’s loss in his last game Thursday night. His team was defeated on the move 72-61 by the University of Washington State Cougars. Danté recorded 6 points and captured only 1 rebound. Dante has relatively good statistics this year: 7.1 ppg, 3.3 rpg. He played for the Mali U17 national team in 2016.
Souleymane Diakite (NJIT Highlanders)
Diakite (2m06-99) contributed to the victory of the NJIT Highlanders in their last game on Wednesday. Diakite performed well as their team dominated Lipscomb Bisons 75-57 at home. He scored 8 points, captured 7 rebounds and made 3 assists in 32 minutes of play. This year, Diakite’s overall statistics are 7.1ppg, 9.0rpg, 2.1apg in 11 games.
CONFERENCE : EAST AMERICA
Sekou Dembele (Southern Illinois Sulakis)
Dembele (2m01-104kg) could not help his team against the University of Hampton which largely dominated the home debate on the score 67-48 last Sunday. With a short playing time of 9 minutes, he only scored 1 point and grabbed 1 rebound. Southern Illinois University is 8-9 overall this season. Dembele’s overall statistics this year are: 1.6ppg and 2.0rpg. He played for the Mali national team in 2017.
CONFERENCE : : METRO ATLANTIC ATHLETIC
Fousseyni Dramé (St.Peter’s)
International U19 Fousseyni Drama (2m01-87 kg) failed to consolidate the victory for the St. Peter’s in their away game against Fairfield Stags University (61-51) on Wednesday. Drama played a consistent time of 28 minutes of play despite a fairly average performance 2 points and grabbed 4 rebounds. This year’s overall Drama stats are: 5.8ppg and 4.2rpg in 9 games. St. Peter’s has recorded in 9 outings, 5 wins against 4 losses.
Hassan Drame (St.Peter’s)
The international U19 Hassan Drama (2m01-86 kg) is teammate of his twin brother Fousseyni Drama mentioned above and the two played together in the last game of St. Peter’s unfortunately lost to Fairfield Stags. He scored 5 points and took 3 rebounds in 13 minutes of play. This year, the total Drama statistics are 3.5ppg and 4.8rpg in 9 games. He is also a member of the Malian U19 national team.
CONFERENCE : BIG SKY
Boubacar Diakite (Weber State Wildcats)
Former U18 international Boubacar Diakite (2m02-98kg) was absent in the last game of Weber State University defeated by Sacramento State Hornets 71-57 in last Sunday’s game. This year, Diakite posted an average of 1.7 ppg and 1.0 rpg in three games.
CONFERENCE : ATLANTIC COAST
Bourama Sidibe (Syracuse)
Sidibe (2m08-97kg) helped Syracuse University in their home victory over Boston College Eagles 76-50 in Wednesday night’s game. He only scored 2 points and grabbed 6 rebounds in 17 minutes. Syracuse University has a 10-7 conference record this season. This year, Sidibe’s overall statistics are: 5.2ppg, 7.5rpg in 10 games.
Abdoul Karim Coulibaly (Pittsburgh Panthers)
Coulibaly (2m06-PF) was absent during the Pittsburgh panthers’ home defeat against the University of Louisville Cardinals 68-73 Monday evening. This year, Coulibaly has posted an average of 1.7 ppm and 1.3 rpg in 11 games.
CONFERENCE : WEST COAST
Tahirou Diabate (Portland Pilots)
Diabate (2m06-F-98kg) could not help his team to beat the BYU Cougars (5-11) who largely won 96-70 in the match last Sunday. He scored just 3 points, made 2 rebounds and had an assist in 13 minutes of play. The University of Portland has an overall record of 9 wins and 9 losses this season. Diabate’s total stats this year are 7.9ppg and 4.4rpg in 18 games.
CONFERENCE : BIG WEST
Amadou Sow (UC Santa Barbara Gauchos)
Sow (2m06-F-98kg), despite a very good match, failed to give the UCSB victory in its match against Long Beach State 49ers (52-55) last Sunday. Sow, who is undoubtedly one of the best Malians this season, recorded 15 points, 9 rebounds in 28 minutes. Sow has reliable statistics this year: 14.1ppg, 6.9rpg in 17 games.
CONFERENCE : OHIO VALLEY
Amadou Sylla (Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles)
Sylla (2m03-F) and the Tennessee Tech Golden Eagles were helpless against Murray State Racers by losing 81-69 heavily. Out of the bench, Sylla recorded only 2 points, 4 rebounds and a sit-down in 14 minutes. Sylla’s total stats this year are: 6.6ppg, 6.0rpg in 17 games.