Big West notebook: UCI's big week

After two weeks of play that saw both cupcakes and big-time opponents, Big West schools have been able to officially gauge the state of their basketball programs. UC Irvine is emerging as the dark horse on the court and on the recruiting trail, Cal State Northridge keeps winning and some teams need a little more practice. Here are the top storylines in the Big West Conference this...
Via Fox Sports West
November 20, 2012  |  Discuss

NBPA Top 100: Mark Donnal helps team to championship

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – 2013 Michigan commit Mark Donnal may have started off slow at the NBPA Top 100 Camp, but he sure finished strong. Through four games, the power forward averaged 5.3 points and 3.5 rebounds. Though once his team reached the finals on Saturday at the University of Virginia, Donnal elevated his game. He finished with 11 points and 4 rebounds to lead his team...
Via UM Hoops
June 17, 2012  |  Discuss

7’5″ High School junior is balling all over people

Mamadou Ndiaye came to the States from Senegal for a pituitary gland surgery that more than likely saved his life, and the nurse caring for him, who definitely saw the Blind Side took one look at the kid and said "Wanna be a millionaire?".
Via For The Record Sports
May 27, 2012  |  Discuss

The 7'5 California high school basketball player is pretty good (Video)

In the world of high school basketball, the story of Mamadou Ndiaye is one that you definitely need to know about. Ndiaye currently plays for Brethren Christian High School in Huntington Beach, California and  dominates whenever he is on the floor. Why you may ask? Ndiaye is only 18-years old but is an astounding 7'5 which is two inches taller than anyone in the National...
Via Outside the Boxscore
February 25, 2012  |  Discuss

World, meet Mamadou Ndiaye (Video)

Meet 7-foot-5 Brethren Christian High (Cal.) center Mamadou Ndiaye, reportedly the tallest prep basketball player in the world.Seen here is footage from one of Ndiaye's recent games where he easily dropped 30 points on the opposing team. It's like watching The Monstars from the movie Space Jam have their way with the hapless Looney Tunes.
Via Bush League Chronicle
February 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Well this seems fair...

Might as well remember the name Mamadou Ndiaye now (remember it, not pronounce it). I'm sure scholarships are pilling up and we will see the 7-foot-5 big man in the NBA shortly. This has to be cheating. It blows my mind that somehow the Huntington Beach Brethren Christian Warriors have lost 5 games this season, the coach should have been fired after the first.  Literally...
Via Lost My Way
February 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Highlights of Tallest HS Player in the World - 7'5" Mamadou Ndiaye

Seven foot five inch high school center Mamadou Ndiaye should be known as the "Human Double Take" because that's the obvious natural reaction when seeing or hearing about him. The seventeen year old junior has been dominating the (lack of) competition for Huntington Beach, California's Brethren Christian School. As you can see in the video, Ndiaye is as automatic...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
February 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Mamadou Ndiaye, 7-foot-5 Senegalese High School Basketball Player, Continues Rise to Stardom (Video)

High school basketball teams in Southern California have recently been forced to overcome a huge obstacle during their games. Mamadou Ndiaye stands at an amazing 7-foot-5, and is drawing significant attention from opposing defenses on the court -- understandably so. So far, the Senegalese center has been impossible to defend. With a wingspan reaching 8 feet, even double and triple...
February 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Mamadou Ndiaye, Tallest Basketball Player in HS, Loses the Tip

Last week we introduced you to 7'5" Mamadou Ndiaye. Today? to MN losing the tip. Every time you take a sip of coffee, think -- gotta check Bob's Blitz. Follow us on Twitter. Subscribe, or Return... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~
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January 31, 2012  |  Discuss

See if you can Spot the 7'5" High School Basketball Player in this

7-foot-5 Senegalese teen Mamadou Ndiaye is apparently dominating California prep hoops when he's not turning ankles in highlight films. (Why, yes -- he did have a tumor on his pituitary... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~
Via Bob's Blitz
January 24, 2012  |  Discuss

7-foot-5 High School Junior, Mamadou Ndiaye Seems To Have No Problem Dunking

7-foot-5 Senegalese Mamadou Ndiaye is just a junior in high school, but from the looks of the below video I’d assume even he is ready for college life. Sometimes dunking on kids that are 3 feet smaller than you can get tedious. Fox Sports wrote up a great piece on Mamadou which you can read HERE for more information on the big fella. In the meantime, enjoy the video below...
Via Next Impulse Sports
January 23, 2012  |  Discuss

HS player Ndiaye 7-foot-5 and growing

Every day the secretary at Brethren Christian High School here fields phone calls from college scouts regarding Mamadou Ndiaye, a junior on the school's basketball team. That is not unusual: Ndiaye is a budding college prospect who averages 22.9 points, 13.2 rebounds and 4.7 blocks per game for the Warriors. What is extraordinary is that the Guinness Book of World Records recently...
Via Fox Sports
January 20, 2012  |  Discuss

HS player Ndiaye 7-foot-5 and growing

Every day the secretary at Brethren Christian High School fields phone calls from college scouts regarding Mamadou Ndiaye, a junior on the school's basketball team.
January 20, 2012  |  Discuss
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