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Mouhammad Faye selected the top Senegalese players playing abroad in last week's games - Apr 20, 2019


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MOUHAMMAD FAYE
Here is the weekly review of the top performing Senegalese players, who play currently abroad.


Mouhammad Faye
Mouhammad Faye
   #1. This week's number one is an experienced international forward Mouhammad Faye (207-85, college: SMU, currently plays in ABA League). He could not help Crvena Zvezda (21-1) in their last game. Despite Faye's good performance the league leader Crvena Zvezda lost 80-84 on the road to the lower-ranked (#3) Buducnost. He was the second best scorer with 14 points. Faye also added 7 rebounds and 4 assists in 38 minutes on the court. It's Faye's first season with the team. This year he averages: 6.7ppg, 5.1rpg, 1.2apg, 2FGP: 71.7%(38-53), 3FGP: 32.3% and FT: 77.8% in 26 games he played so far. Faye is currently a member of the Senegalese senior national team.

Maurice Ndour
Maurice Ndour
   #2. Second place goes to an international forward Maurice Ndour (206-92, college: Ohio, currently plays in VTB United League). He led his Russian team Unics Kazan to a 2-point victory over the sixth-ranked Zenit (14-10) 74-72 in the VTB United League last Sunday. Ndour was MVP of the game. He recorded a double-double by scoring 14 points and getting 10 rebounds. Unics Kazan (19-5) is placed second in the VTB United League. It was his team's fifth consecutive victory in a row. There are only two games left until the end of the VTB United League Regular Season. So now every game will be critical. Ndour has relatively good stats this season: 10.9ppg, 4.8rpg, 1.4bpg, 2FGP: 54.1% and FT: 81.0%. He is in the roster of the Senegalese senior national team.

Youssoupha Fall
Youssoupha Fall
   #3. The Senegalese player who performed third best last week abroad was former U18 international center Youssoupha Fall (221-95, currently plays in France). Fall was not able to help SIG Strasbourg (16-11) in their last game. Despite his good performance SIG Strasbourg lost 73-83 in Bourg to the second-ranked JL Bourg. Fall was the top scorer with 12 points. He also added 9 rebounds in 24 minutes. This year Fall has relatively solid stats: 15.0ppg, 8.7rpg, 1.5bpg, 2FGP: 68.7%(145-211) and FT: 59.3% in 23 games. He played for the Senegalese U18 national team seven years ago.

Moussa Diagne
Moussa Diagne
   #4. Center Moussa Diagne (211-94, currently plays in Spain) was not able to secure a victory for Andorra (14-14) in their game against Baskonia (11-19) in the Spanish Liga Endesa. Despite his very good performance in Saturday night's game He scored 15 points and grabbed 4 rebounds. Diagne's overall stats this season are: 7.6ppg and 5.6rpg. He has a dual citizenship: Senegalese and Spanish. Worth to mention Diagne played also at Eurobasket Summer League, which helped him get the job in pro basketball. Diagne used to play for the Senegalese national team back in 2016.

Youssou Ndoye
Youssou Ndoye
   #5. International center Youssou Ndoye (213-91, college: St.Bonaventure, currently plays in France) faced previously mentioned Youssoupha Fall in the French Jeep ELITE ProA last game. Ndoye was the major contributor in a JL Bourg's victory against the ninth-ranked SIG Strasbourg (12-15) 83-73. He recorded a double-double by scoring 14 points and getting 12 rebounds. Ndoye also added 3 blocks. Ndoye has reliable stats this season: 14.2ppg, 8.4rpg and 1.5bpg. He plays currently for the Senegalese national team.

Babacar Toure
Babacar Toure
   #6. Power forward Babacar Toure (205-85, currently plays in Switzerland) led Fribourg to a victory over the fifth-ranked Monthey (1-3) crushing them 102-65 in the Swiss SBL last Sunday. Toure was the best player in that game. He recorded a double-double by scoring 22 points and getting 12 rebounds. Toure also added 7 assists and 3 steals. Fribourg Olympic (4-0) is placed first in Places 1-6 group. So far his team won all four games in the Second Stage. They will play only one more game in the Second Stage. And now that game is very crucial. Toure has individually a very good season with high stats. He averages: 15.2ppg, 9.2rpg, 2.1apg, 1.1bpg and 1.1spg. Toure is an international player who is currently on the senior Senegalese National Team roster.

Clevin Hannah
Clevin Hannah
   #7. Former international point guard Clevin Hannah (179-87, agency: BeoBasket, college: Wichita St., currently plays in Spain) couldn't help Gran Canaria (10-19) in their game against La ICL Manresa (16-12) in the Spanish Liga Endesa. Hannah was the second best scorer with 9 points. He also added 6 passes. But Gran Canaria was defeated 84-76 at home by the much higher-ranked La ICL Manresa (#5). Hannah averaged so far 11.5ppg, 1.9rpg and 4.2apg. He is another player who holds two passports: Senegalese and American. Hannah used to play for the Senegalese national team two years ago.

Ibrahima Faye
Ibrahima Faye
   #8. Power forward Ibrahima Faye (207-97, currently plays in Belgium) contributed to a Leuven Bears' victory against the closely-ranked Kangoeroes (10-17) 78-71 in the Belgian Euromillions League on Friday night. He recorded a double-double by scoring 16 points and getting 10 rebounds. Stella Artois Leuven Bears (6-21) is placed second from the bottom (#9) in the Euromillions League. Faye averaged so far 12.4ppg, 9.1rpg, 1.1apg and 1.2bpg. He used to play for the Senegalese national team back in 2016.

Moise Diame
Moise Diame
   #9. International center Moise Diame (206-86, currently plays in France) couldn't help Saint Vallier (7-7) in their game against STB Le Havre (10-4) in the French NM1 (third division), despite his very good performance on Saturday night. He had a double-double by scoring 16 points and getting 15 rebounds in 29 minutes. But the fifth-placed Saint Vallier (7-7) was edged 85-84 in Le Havre by the second-ranked STB Le Havre in the Places 1-10 group. This year Diame's overall stats are: 9.9ppg, 8.0rpg, 1.4apg and 1.4spg in eight games. He is also in the roster of the Senegalese national team.

Hamady N'Diaye
Hamady N'Diaye
   #10. Center Hamady N'Diaye (213-87, college: Rutgers, currently plays in Italy) couldn't help one of league's weakest teams Sidigas AV (14-12) in their game against Banco di Srd (14-12) in the Italian Serie A. N'Diaye scored only 4 points. Sidigas AV was crushed 105-84 in Sassari by the higher-ranked Banco di Srd (#7). It was Sidigas AV's fourth consecutive loss in a row. There are only four games left until the end of the Regular Season. N'Diaye's total stats this season are: 5.9ppg, 4.2rpg and 1.8bpg. He is an international player who is currently on the senior Senegalese National Team roster.

   #11. Former international center Maodo Nguirane (210-93, currently plays in Africa Basketball League) helped his Tunisian team JS Kairouan edge the leader ES Rades 74-73 in the Africa Basketball League last Saturday. Nguirane scored 15 points, grabbed 6 rebounds and dished 4 assists in 35 minutes. Nguirane has very impressive stats this year: 18.4ppg, 11.4rpg, 1.8apg and 1.2spg in five games. He used to play for the Senegalese national team two years ago.

   #12. Former U18 international power forward Cheikh Sane (207-92, college: Marshall, currently plays in Denmark) helped Horsens IC win their game against the third-ranked Naestved crushing them 109-66 in the Danish BasketLigaen on Thursday night. Sane scored 8 points and grabbed 8 rebounds. Sane's total stats this season are: 5.9ppg, 6.6rpg and 1.8apg. He used to play for the Senegalese U18 national team back in 2008.

   #13. U18 international center Biram Faye (206-0, currently plays in Spain) was the main contributor in an Fontedoso Carrefour's victory against the seventh-ranked Moron 68-61 in the Spanish LEB Silver (third division) in Saturday night's game. Faye was the top player that evening. He had a double-double by scoring 16 points and getting 12 rebounds. Faye also added 2 blocks in 37 minutes. Faye's stats this year are: 11.4ppg, 8.3rpg and 1.5bpg in 30 games. He is also Senegalese U18 national team player.

   #14. International point guard Xane d'Almeida (181-83, currently plays in France) helped Charleville-Mezieres win their game against the third-ranked Union Tours 73-70 in the French NM1 (third division) on Friday night. He was the top player that evening. d'Almeida had a double-double by scoring 16 points and making 12 passes. He also added 6 rebounds and 3 steals in 31 minutes. d'Almeida has very impressive stats this year: 15.6ppg, 4.4rpg, 7.1apg and 1.3spg in 32 games. He plays currently for the Senegalese national team.

   #15. Former international center Pape Faye (200-87, currently plays in Japan) couldn't help Osaka Evessa in their game against Ryukyu GK in the Japanese B League. He recorded 9 points and grabbed 7 rebounds in 28 minutes. His team was badly defeated by 17 points 76-59. This year Faye's total stats are: 8.1ppg and 4.9rpg in 58 games. He used to play for the Senegalese national team two years ago.


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

   #1. Michel Diouf (208-C-89, currently plays in Denmark) was the major contributor in Bakken's victory against the fifth-ranked Randers (13-11) 99-84 in the Danish BasketLigaen last Thursday. He had a double-double by scoring 19 points and getting 10 rebounds. Diouf also added 3 blocks (went 9 for 9 at the free throw line !!!) in 33 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 overall stats are: 9.7ppg, 5.9rpg and 1.4apg in 20 games he played so far.

   #2. Malik Dime (206-F/C-92, college: Washington, currently plays in Bulgaria) led Rilski to a victory against the closely-ranked Spartak Pleven (9-14) 93-88 in the Bulgarian NBL in Thursday night's game. Dime had a double-double by scoring 21 points and getting 11 rebounds in 37 minutes; quite an impressive performance considering it's only his second season in pro basketball. Rilski Sportist Samokov (12-11) is placed fifth in the NBL. Dime's team will play only one more game in the Regular Season. And that game will be critical. Dime's stats this year are: 14.5ppg, 8.9rpg and 2.6bpg in 14 games. He has a dual citizenship: Senegalese and American.

   #3. Amath M'Baye (206-F-89, college: Oklahoma, currently plays in Italy) could not help Virtus Bologna (12-14) in their last game. Despite his good performance Virtus Bologna was badly defeated 77-61 at home by the much higher-ranked (#4) Happy Casa BR. M'Baye was the top scorer with 10 points. He also added 3 passes in 29 minutes. It was Virtus Bologna's third consecutive loss in a row. There are only four games left until the end of the Regular Season. So now every game is very crucial. M'Baye's stats this year are: 10.2ppg, 4.0rpg and 1.4apg in 26 games. He is another player who holds two passports: Senegalese and French.

   #4. Mamadou Niang (209-C-94, currently plays in Spain) was not able to help CB Canarias in their game against Valencia Basket (16-10) in the Spanish Liga Endesa. He recorded 5 points in 12 minutes. CB Canarias lost 73-88 on the road to the higher-ranked (#4) Valencia Basket. Niang has been at the team for four years. This season Niang's overall stats are: 2.7ppg and 1.8rpg in 27 games.

   #5. 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 game against Starwings (1-3) in the Swiss SBL, despite his very good performance in Saturday night's game. Camara was the top scorer with 31 points. He also added 8 rebounds and 3 assists in 38 minutes; not bad, considering it's only Camara's third season in pro basketball. But the fourth-placed Swiss Central (1-3) lost 104-109 on their home court in Luzern to the lower-ranked (#5) Starwings in the Places 7-11 group. The Second Stage already ended. Camara has individually a very good year with high stats. He averages: 16.8ppg, 8.7rpg and 1.1spg in 24 games.

   #6. Bira Seck (204-PF-90, agency: Interperformances, college: Idaho, currently plays in Japan) contributed to a Tokyo Cinq Reves' victory against the closely-ranked Saitama Broncos 88-84 in the Japanese B League D3 last Saturday. Seck recorded a double-double by scoring 18 points and getting 13 rebounds. He also added 4 assists. Seck averaged so far 13.9ppg, 8.3rpg and 1.9apg.

   #7. Mouhamed Barro (205-F-95, currently plays in Spain) helped Gipuzkoa win their game against the seventh-ranked Joventut 89-86 in the Spanish Liga Endesa last Saturday. Barro recorded 7 points. Barro's total stats this season are: 4.1ppg and 2.2rpg.

   #8. Serigne Ndiaye (204-C-98, currently plays in Spain) couldn't help Quintanar in their game against Movistar Estudiantes Madrid B in the Spanish EBA (fourth division). Despite his very good performance in Saturday night's game Ndiaye recorded a double-double by scoring 21 points and getting 11 rebounds. He also added 3 blocks. Ndiaye averaged so far 13.8ppg, 7.4rpg and 1.1apg.

   #9. Mamadou Samb (210-C/F-89, currently plays in Spain) managed to help Real Betis Energia Plus Sevilla to win against the 15th-ranked Barca II crushing them 81-58 in the Spanish LEB Gold (second division) on Friday night. Samb recorded only 4 points and grabbed 4 rebounds. Samb has averaged so far 3.5ppg and 3.2rpg. He has both Senegalese and Spanish nationalities.

   #10. Abdou Thiam (204-F/C-98, currently plays in Spain) couldn't help Betanzos in their game against Chantada in the Spanish EBA (fourth division), despite his very good performance in Saturday night's game. Thiam had a double-double by scoring 18 points and getting 11 rebounds in 27 minutes. But his team lost 49-60. Thiam has very impressive stats this year: 17.7ppg, 14.2rpg, 1.4bpg and 1.2spg in 25 games.

  




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