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UC Irvine 7-foot-6 basketball player throws out first pitch

YouTube UC Irvine 7-foot-6 center Mamadou Ndiaye threw out the ceremonial first pitch Tuesday night prior to the Cal State Northridge UC Irvine baseball game. Disappointingly, he didn’t throw from the mound where he would have stood eight feet tall. Instead, he chose to throw it from about 45 feet where he practically handed it to the catcher. [CBT] The freshman scored 8.0 points...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: UC Irvine’s 7-foot-6 Center Mamadou Ndiaye Throws Out First Pitch At Baseball Game

At 20 years old, Mamadou Ndiaye is still growing into his body. The 7-foot-6, 290-pound UC-Irvine center is the tallest player in college basketball, but he has yet to truly put that size to good use. He averaged a very respectable eight points and 6.2 rebounds a game for the Anteaters, but more is expected of the lengthy big man moving forward.  It seems as if Ndiaye did choose...
Via College Spun
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

UC Irvine’s 7-foot-6 Center Throws Out First-Pitch, Proceeds To Dwarf Anteaters

UC Irvine’s 7-foot-6 Mamadou Ndiaye set a Mountain West single season record recording 98 blocks during his freshman campaign. Ndiaye, a native of Senegal, showed during UC Irvine’s baseball game against Cal State Northridge that the talent doesn’t just apply to the hardwood. Ndiaye averaged 8.0 points and 6.2. rebounds while helping the Anteaters reach the NIT this past...
Via Next Impulse Sports
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

UC Irvine shuts down Hawaii for 60-56 overtime win

Mamadou Ndiaye had 11 points Thursday night to lead UC Irvine to an overtime victory at Hawaii 60-56. The 7-foot-6 Ndiaye also anchored the Anteaters (18-9, 9-2 Big West) defensive interior that held Hawaii (18-8, 7-5) without a field goal for the final 7:59. After Keith Shamburger pulled Hawaii within 56-54 on two free throws with 1:25 left in overtime, Irvine made four straight...
Via AP on Fox
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

UC Irvine tops Cal State Northridge 72-67

Luke Nelson scored 14 points Thursday night and Mamadou Ndiaye had 10 points, 10 rebounds and seven blocks as UC Irvine held off Cal State Northridge 72-67. Chris McNealy scored 12, Alex Young 10, and the Anteaters (13-7, 4-0 Big West) blocked 13 shots by the Matadors (10-10, 2-3). The Matadors jumped to a 5-1 lead, but Ndiaye made a dunk and a jumper, sparking a 16-0 run and a...
Via AP on Fox
January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

When a 5-foot-8 player posts up a 7-foot-6 player, it’s funny because of height disparity (photo)

@oregonMBB UC Irvine's Mamadou Ndiaye (7' 6") battles Oregon's Johnathan Loyd (5' 8") in the paint. #GoDucks pic.twitter.com/ZTgBNvo0YP — Brian Davies (@daviesphoto) December 18, 2013 During Tuesday night’s showdown between the Oregon Ducks and UC Irvine Anteaters, Ducks diminutive point guard Johnathan Loyd posted up Anteater Mamadou Ndiaye in a hilarious...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Tiny Oregon player Johnathan Loyd posts up 7-foot-6 Mamadou Ndiaye

Mismatch! Mismatch! During Oregon’s 91-63 win over UC Irvine on Tuesday night, Ducks point guard Johnthan Loyd somehow got matched up with Mamadou Ndiaye for a brief moment. Why is this noteworthy? Well, have a look at this photo and you’ll get the point: You must see this photo by @daviesphoto. 7-foot-6 Mamadou Ndiaye vs. […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

UC Irvine take down Washington 86-72

The tallest NCAA player came up big on Thursday night, when 7-foot-6 freshman Mamadou Ndiaye scored 18 points, added nine blocks and eight rebounds to lead UC Irvine to an 86-72 win over host Washington. Ndiaye closed out the first half with a traditional three-point play to put UCI (1-2) ahead 38-36, then he had an emphatic dunk to spark a 19-3 run over the opening 5 1/2 minutes...
Via AP on Fox
November 15, 2013  |  Discuss
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