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Youssoupha Fall's double-double lands him Player of the Week award among Senegalese players playing currently abroad: - Apr 13, 2019


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YOUSSOUPHA FALL
We bring you last week's top performances from Senegalese players who are playing abroad and who all have had prior experience of national team duties at youth or senior level.


Youssoupha Fall
Youssoupha Fall
   #1. This week's number one is former U18 international center Youssoupha Fall (221-95, currently plays in France). He led SIG Strasbourg to an easy victory against one of league's weakest teams Provence Basket (8-19) crushing them 107-74 in the French Jeep ELITE ProA in Tuesday night's game. Fall had a double-double by scoring 18 points and getting 12 rebounds. He also added 4 blocks in 23 minutes on the court. SIG Strasbourg (16-10) is placed sixth in the Jeep ELITE ProA. It's Fall's first season with the team. Fall has individually a very good year with high stats. He averages: 15.1ppg, 8.6rpg, 1.5bpg, 2FGP: 69.3%(140-202) and FT: 61.2% in 22 games he played so far. Fall played for the Senegalese U18 national team seven years ago.

Moussa Diagne
Moussa Diagne
   #2. Second place goes to former international center Moussa Diagne (211-94, currently plays in Spain). Diagne could not help Andorra (14-14) in their last game on Saturday. Despite his very good performance Andorra was edged 84-82 on the road by the higher-ranked Baskonia (#3). Diagne scored 15 points and grabbed 4 rebounds. Diagne's overall stats this season are: 7.6ppg, 5.6rpg, 2FGP: 54.9% and FT: 77.2%. He has a dual citizenship: Senegalese and Spanish. Worth to mention he played also at Eurobasket Summer League, which helped him get the job in pro basketball. Diagne played for the Senegalese national team in 2016.

Gorgui Dieng
Gorgui Dieng
   #3. The Senegalese player who performed third best last week abroad was an international center Gorgui Dieng (211-90, college: Louisville, currently plays in NBA). He was not able to help the Minnesota Timberwolves (36-46) in their last game. Despite Dieng's very good performance the Minnesota Timberwolves (36-46) lost 95-99 in Denver to the Nuggets. He had a double-double by scoring 18 points and getting 11 rebounds. Dieng also added and 3 steals in 34 minutes. It was Timberwolves' third consecutive loss in a row. The Regular Season already ended in the NBA. Dieng has been at the team for six years. This season his overall stats are: 6.4ppg, 4.1rpg, 2FGP: 53.0%, 3FGP: 33.9% and FT: 83.0% in 76 games. Dieng is also a member of the Senegalese senior national team.

Clevin Hannah
Clevin Hannah
   #4. Point guard Clevin Hannah (179-87, agency: BeoBasket, college: Wichita St., currently plays in Spain) was not able to secure a victory for Gran Canaria (12-13) in their last game on Sunday. Despite his very good performance Gran Canaria was defeated 77-71 at home by the second-ranked Real Madrid. Hannah was the top scorer with 19 points. He also added 5 passes. Hannah has relatively good stats this season: 11.9ppg, 1.9rpg and 3.9apg. He is another player who holds two passports: Senegalese and American. Hannah used to play for the Senegalese national team back in 2017.

Youssou Ndoye
Youssou Ndoye
   #5. International center Youssou Ndoye (213-91, college: St.Bonaventure, currently plays in France) was the major contributor in a 3-point JL Bourg's victory against the sixth-ranked Chalon/Saor (16-11) 79-76 in the French Jeep ELITE ProA last Tuesday. He had a double-double by scoring 14 points and getting 10 rebounds in 25 minutes. JL Bourg Basket (22-4) is placed second in the Jeep ELITE ProA. It was his team's sixth consecutive victory in a row. This year Ndoye has relatively solid stats: 14.2ppg, 8.3rpg and 1.4bpg in 23 games. He plays currently for the Senegalese national team.

Mouhammad Faye
Mouhammad Faye
   #6. An experienced forward Mouhammad Faye (207-85, college: SMU, currently plays in ABA League) contributed to an easy victory against the closely-ranked Buducnost (16-6) 91-72 in the ABA League on Friday night. Faye recorded 7 points, 5 rebounds and 2 blocks. It was the game of the round between two top 4 ranked teams. Crvena Zvezda MTS Beograd (21-1) is placed first in the ABA League. It was his team's fifth consecutive victory in a row. Faye's total stats this season are: 6.3ppg and 4.8rpg. He is an international player who is currently on the senior Senegalese National Team roster.

Babacar Toure
Babacar Toure
   #7. International power forward Babacar Toure (205-85, currently plays in Switzerland) led Fribourg to an easy victory against the third-ranked Massagno (4-4) crushing them 124-71 in the Swiss SBL in Saturday night's game. Toure scored 15 points, had 8 rebounds and dished 5 assists. It was the game of the round between two top 3 ranked teams in group Places 1-6. Fribourg Olympic (3-0) is placed first. So far his team won all three games in the Second Stage. There are only two games left until the end of the Second Stage. So now every game will be critical. Toure has reliable stats this season: 14.8ppg, 9.0rpg, 1.8apg and 1.1bpg. He is also Senegalese national team player.

Ibrahima Faye
Ibrahima Faye
   #8. Power forward Ibrahima Faye (207-97, currently plays in Belgium) couldn't help Leuven Bears (6-19) in their last game on Saturday. Despite his very good performance Leuven Bears was defeated 79-67 in Antwerp by the leading Giants. Faye recorded a double-double by scoring 17 points and getting 11 rebounds. Faye averaged so far 12.7ppg, 9.3rpg, 1.2apg and 1.3bpg. He used to play for the Senegalese national team back in 2016.

Cheikh Sane
Cheikh Sane
   #9. Former U18 international power forward Cheikh Sane (207-92, college: Marshall, currently plays in Denmark) contributed to a Horsens IC's victory against the third-ranked Naestved (14-10) 89-78 in the Danish BasketLigaen last Thursday. He recorded 7 points, 16 rebounds and 4 assists. It was the game of the round between two top 3 ranked teams in group ProA. Horsens IC (18-6) is placed second. It was his team's fifth consecutive victory in a row. Sane's total stats this season are: 5.7ppg, 6.6rpg, 1.7apg and 1.1spg. He used to play for the Senegalese U18 national team eleven years ago.

Maodo Nguirane
Maodo Nguirane
   #10. Center Maodo Nguirane (210-93, currently plays in Africa Basketball League) led his Tunisian team JS Kairouan to a 1-point victory against the leader ES Rades (3-0) 74-73 in the Africa Basketball League on Saturday night. Nguirane scored 15 points, grabbed 6 rebounds and dished 4 assists in 35 minutes. It was the game of the round between two top 2 ranked teams in group A. J.S.Kairouan (2-1) is placed second. Nguirane has very impressive stats this year: 18.4ppg, 11.4rpg, 1.8apg and 1.2spg in five games. He is a former international player as two years ago he still played for the Senegalese senior national team.

   #11. Former international forward Modou Mbaye (202-94, currently plays in Spain) led Tarragona to a 1-point victory over the third-ranked Quart 62-61 in the Spanish EBA (fourth division) in Sunday night's game. Mbaye was MVP of the game. He recorded a double-double by scoring 28 points and getting 12 rebounds. Mbaye's total stats this season are: 9.4ppg, 7.1rpg and 1.3apg. He used to play for the Senegalese national team two years ago.

   #12. International forward Maurice Ndour (206-92, college: Ohio, currently plays in VTB United League) managed to help Unics Kazan in a victory against the eighth-ranked Kalev/Cramo 107-95 in the VTB United League in Tuesday night's game. Ndour scored only one point in 12 minutes. Ndour's stats this year are: 11.0ppg, 4.4rpg and 1.3bpg in 12 games. He is also in the roster of the Senegalese national team.

   #13. International point guard Xane d'Almeida (181-83, currently plays in France) led Charleville-Mezieres to a 3-point victory over the third-ranked Union Tours 73-70 in the French NM1 (third division) last Friday. d'Almeida was the best player in that game. He recorded a double-double by scoring 16 points and making 12 passes. d'Almeida also added 6 rebounds and 3 steals. This season d'Almeida has very high stats. He averages: 15.5ppg, 4.2rpg, 7.0apg and 1.4spg. d'Almeida is also Senegalese national team player.

   #14. Former international center Pape Faye (200-87, currently plays in Japan) led Osaka Evessa to a victory against the leader Ryukyu GK 66-62 in the Japanese B League on Saturday night. He scored 11 points in a mere 19 minutes. This year Faye's total stats are: 8.1ppg and 4.9rpg in 57 games. He used to play for the Senegalese national team back in 2017.

   #15. International guard Lamine Sambe (188-89, currently plays in France) helped Rueil win their game against the ninth-ranked SO Maritime Boulogne 106-97 in the French NM1 (third division) in Saturday night's game. Sambe recorded 19 points, 4 rebounds and 5 assists. Sambe averaged so far 14.7ppg, 3.0rpg, 5.3apg and 1.5spg. He is also in the roster of the Senegalese national team.


The list of other players, who all have Senegalese passport but never been selected to any of Senegalese national teams:

   #1. Amath M'Baye (206-F-89, college: Oklahoma, currently plays in Italy). M'Baye could not help Virtus Bologna (12-13) to beat Pistoia Basket (6-19). He recorded 8 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists in 29 minutes. Virtus Bologna lost 67-78 at home to the league outsider (#16) Pistoia Basket. M'Baye has reliable stats this year: 10.2ppg, 4.1rpg and 1.4apg in 25 games he played so far. He has a dual citizenship: Senegalese and French.

   #2. Malik Dime (206-F/C-92, college: Washington, currently plays in Bulgaria) led Rilski to an easy victory against one of league's weakest teams Academic Sofia (4-18) crushing them 95-64 in the Bulgarian NBL last Wednesday. Dime recorded a double-double by scoring 12 points and getting 10 rebounds. He also added 3 blocks. Rilski Sportist Samokov (11-10) is placed fourth in the NBL. It was his team's first victory after three consecutive loses. There are only three games left until the end of the Regular Season. So now every game will be critical. Dime has reliable stats this season: 13.9ppg, 8.8rpg and 2.8bpg. He is another player who holds two passports: Senegalese and American.

   #3. Michel Diouf (208-C-89, currently plays in Denmark) contributed to Bakken's victory against the fifth-ranked Randers (13-11) 95-85 in the Danish BasketLigaen on Thursday night. Diouf recorded 10 points, 8 rebounds and 3 blocks in 18 minutes. Bakken Bears (22-2) is placed first in ProA group. Diouf is one of the most experienced players in a team as it's his fourth year in Bakken's roster. This season his total stats are: 8.9ppg, 5.5rpg and 1.3apg in 18 games.

   #4. Ilimane Diop (210-C-95, currently plays in Spain) managed to help Kirolbet Baskonia Vitoria in a victory against one of league's weakest teams UCAM Murcia (7-18) 86-75 in the Spanish Liga Endesa last Sunday. Diop scored only 2 points and grabbed 4 rebounds in 13 minutes. Kirolbet Baskonia Vitoria (20-6) is placed third in the Liga Endesa. It was his team's sixth consecutive victory in a row. Diop plays sixth season for the team. This year his total stats are: 6.0ppg and 3.4rpg in 27 games. Diop has both Senegalese and Spanish nationalities.

   #5. Bira Seck (204-PF-90, agency: Interperformances, college: Idaho, currently plays in Japan) was the major contributor in a Tokyo Cinq Reves' victory against the closely-ranked Saitama Broncos (2-3) 88-84 in the Japanese B League D3 in Saturday night's game. Seck had a double-double by scoring 18 points and getting 13 rebounds. He also added 4 assists in 34 minutes. Tokyo Cinq Reves (4-3) are placed third in the B League D3. It was his team's fourth consecutive victory in a row. Seck's stats this year are: 14.1ppg, 8.2rpg and 1.8apg in 55 games.

   #6. Experienced Mamadou Dia (201-C/F-78, currently plays in France) was not able to help Provence Basket (8-19) in their last game. Despite Dia's good performance Provence Basket was crushed 107-74 on the road by the much higher-ranked (#6) SIG Strasbourg. He was the second best scorer with 11 points in only a mere 13 minutes. This year Dia's total stats are: 3.7ppg and 1.5rpg in 26 games. He also holds two passports: Senegalese and French.

   #7. Mamadou Samb (210-C/F-89, currently plays in Spain) contributed to an easy victory against the 14th-ranked Real Canoe crushing them 86-66 in the Spanish LEB Gold (second division) on Friday night. Samb scored 7 points and grabbed 4 rebounds. Samb's total stats this season are: 3.5ppg and 3.2rpg. He has Senegalese and Spanish nationalities. Despite Samb's Senegalese passport, he previously played for the Spanish U20 national team and is probably not eligible to play for the Senegalese team.

   #8. Ibrahima Camara (206-C/F-94, college: UNH, currently plays in Switzerland) was not able to secure a victory for Swiss Central (1-3) in their last game. Despite Camara's very good performance the fifth-placed Swiss Central was crushed 98-60 on the opponent's court by the higher-ranked (#3) Boncourt in the Places 7-11 group. He had a double-double by scoring 15 points and getting 11 rebounds in 32 minutes. Camara has individually a very good year with high stats. He averages: 16.1ppg, 8.7rpg and 1.1spg in 23 games.

   #9. Mouhamed Barro (205-F-95, currently plays in Spain) contributed to a 1-point Gipuzkoa's victory against the 13th-ranked Movil Estudiantes 93-92 in the Spanish Liga Endesa on Saturday night. Barro scored only 4 points. Barro has averaged so far 4.1ppg and 2.2rpg.

   #10. Atoumane Diagne (215-C-98, currently plays in Spain) couldn't help Barca II in their game against Real Betis in the Spanish LEB Gold (second division). He recorded 9 points, 6 rebounds and 2 blocks. His team was crushed by 23 points 81-58. Diagne has averaged so far 6.7ppg, 6.4rpg and 1.7bpg.

  





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