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Moussa Diagne's double-double lands him Player of the Week award among Senegalese players playing currently abroad: - May 25, 2019


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Traditionally, every week we bring you a list of the top performances of Senegalese players who are currently playing abroad.


Moussa Diagne
Moussa Diagne
   #1. This week's number one is former international center Moussa Diagne (211-94, currently plays in Spain). Diagne led Andorra to a victory over one of league's weakest teams Leche Rio Breogan (9-22) 91-84 in the Spanish Liga Endesa in Saturday night's game. He was MVP of the game. Diagne had a double-double by scoring 17 points and getting 10 rebounds. He also added and 3 steals in 25 minutes on the court. MoraBanc Andorra (17-17) is placed eighth in the Liga Endesa. Diagne's team will play only one more game in the Regular Season. And that game will be critical. This year Diagne averages: 8.6ppg, 6.2rpg, 2FGP: 60.6%(86-142) and FT: 74.8% in 31 games he played so far. 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 senior national team three years ago.

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 contributed to an Unics Kazan's victory against the closely-ranked Khimki (20-6) 96-91 in the VTB United League last Wednesday. Ndour recorded 13 points, 8 rebounds and 3 assists. It was the game of the round between two top 4 ranked teams. Unics Kazan (21-5) is placed second in the VTB United League. Ndour has relatively good stats this season: 10.6ppg, 4.8rpg, 1.1apg, 2FGP: 56.2%(86-153) and FT: 78.1%. 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 could not help SIG Strasbourg (20-14) in their last game. Despite his good performance SIG Strasbourg was crushed 94-62 on the road by the higher-ranked (#3) JDA Dijon. Fall was the second best scorer with 12 points. He also added 4 rebounds in 20 minutes. This year Fall has relatively solid stats: 14.5ppg, 8.3rpg, 1.4bpg, 2FGP: 69.0%(189-274) and FT: 62.5% in 31 games. He played for the Senegalese U18 national team seven years ago.

Mouhammad Faye
Mouhammad Faye
   #4. An experienced forward Mouhammad Faye (207-85, college: SMU, currently plays in Serbia) contributed to an easy victory against the fifth-ranked Zlatibor (2-6) crushing them 83-57 in the Serbian KLS last Saturday. Faye recorded 6 points and added 3 assists in 22 minutes. Crvena Zvezda MTS Beograd (8-0) is placed first in Group A. So far his team won all eight games in the Second Stage. There are only two games left until the end of the Second Stage. So now every game is very crucial. This year Faye's overall stats are: 5.9ppg, 4.1rpg and 1.4apg in seven games. He is also Senegalese national team player.

Clevin Hannah
Clevin Hannah
   #5. Former international point guard Clevin Hannah (179-87, agency: BeoBasket, college: Wichita St., currently plays in Spain) contributed to a Gran Canaria's victory against Zaragoza 84-79 in the Spanish Liga Endesa on Sunday night. Hannah scored 10 points and added 6 assists. It was the game of the round between two top 4 ranked teams. Herbalife Gran Canariais placed in the Liga Endesa. Hannah has reliable stats this season: 11.7ppg, 1.7rpg and 4.6apg. He is another player who holds two passports: Senegalese and American. Hannah used to play for the Senegalese national team two years ago.

Cheikh Mbodj
Cheikh Mbodj
   #6. Center Cheikh Mbodj (208-87, agency: Octagon Europe, college: Cincinnati, currently plays in Poland) was the major contributor in a Twarde Pierniki's victory against the closely-ranked Stelmet Enea BC (24-6) 81-67 in the Polish EBL in Sunday night's game. He scored 12 points in only a mere 12 minutes. It was the game of the round between two top 4 ranked teams. Polski Cukier Torun (24-6) is placed second in the EBL. Mbodj's stats this year are: 11.0ppg, 5.5rpg, 1.1apg and 1.6bpg in 33 games. 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) was the main contributor in Fribourg's victory against the fourth-ranked Monthey (2-3) crushing them 112-67 in the Swiss SBL last Tuesday. Toure was the best player in that game. He scored 19 points and grabbed 9 rebounds (was perfect 7-for-7 from the free throw line). Fribourg Olympic (5-0) is placed first in Places 1-6 group. So far his team won all five games in the Semi-Finals. Toure has individually a very good season with high stats. He averages: 16.0ppg, 9.3rpg, 2.0apg and 1.2bpg. Toure is also Senegalese national team player.

Ibrahima Faye
Ibrahima Faye
   #8. Power forward Ibrahima Faye (207-97, currently plays in Belgium) was not able to help Leuven Bears in their game against Limburg United (16-20) in the Belgian Euromillions League, despite his very good performance on Friday night. He was the second best scorer with 17 points. Faye also added 9 rebounds, passed 3 assists and added 5 blocks in 33 minutes. But Leuven Bears was edged 90-89 in Limburg by the higher-ranked (#6) United. It was Leuven Bears' third consecutive loss in a row. The Regular Season already ended. Faye averaged so far 11.8ppg, 9.0rpg, 1.1apg and 1.5bpg in 34 games. He used to play for the Senegalese national team back in 2016.

Hamady N'Diaye
Hamady N'Diaye
   #9. International center Hamady N'Diaye (213-87, college: Rutgers, currently plays in Italy) helped Sidigas AV win their game against the league leader Armani Milano (23-7) 82-74 in the Italian Serie A in Saturday night's game. N'Diaye recorded 6 points and grabbed 4 rebounds. Sidigas Avellino (16-14) is placed ninth in the Serie A. N'Diaye's total stats this season are: 5.5ppg, 4.1rpg and 1.7bpg. He is also in the roster of the Senegalese national team.

Youssou Ndoye
Youssou Ndoye
   #10. Center Youssou Ndoye (213-91, college: St.Bonaventure, currently plays in France) managed to help JL Bourg Basket to win against the 12th-ranked Le Portel (13-21) 92-86 in the French Jeep ELITE ProA on Saturday night. Ndoye recorded only 4 points, 6 rebounds and 2 blocks. JL Bourg Basket (30-4) is placed second in the Jeep ELITE ProA. It was his team's 14th consecutive victory in a row. The Regular Season already ended. Ndoye averaged so far 13.5ppg, 8.5rpg and 1.4bpg. He is an international player who is currently on the senior Senegalese National Team roster.

   #11. Former international forward Antoine Mendy (198-83, currently plays in France) was not able to secure a victory for Lille Metropole in their game against Entente Orleans 45 in the French ProB (second division), despite his very good performance in Friday night's game. Mendy was the top scorer with 19 points. He also added 8 rebounds in 22 minutes. But his team was crushed by 23 points 94-71. This year Mendy's total stats are: 9.2ppg and 3.4rpg in 15 games. He used to play for the Senegalese national team two years ago.

   #12. International guard Lamine Sambe (188-89, currently plays in France) couldn't help Rueil in their game against Saint-Quentin in the French NM1 (third division), despite his very good performance on Sunday night. Sambe was the top scorer with 28 points in 36 minutes. But his team was badly defeated by 16 points 101-85. He averaged so far 14.3ppg, 3.0rpg, 5.1apg and 1.4spg in 35 games. Sambe is also in the roster of the Senegalese national team.

   #13. Former international center Maodo Nguirane (210-93, currently plays in Africa Basketball League) couldn't help JS Kairouan in their game against AS Sale in the Africa Basketball League. He recorded 7 points, 14 rebounds and 3 assists. His team was defeated 81-73. This season Nguirane has very high stats. He averages: 16.5ppg, 11.8rpg and 2.0apg. Nguirane used to play for the Senegalese national team two years ago.

   #14. International point guard Xane d'Almeida (181-83, currently plays in France) couldn't help Charleville-Mezieres in their game against Vendee Challans in the French NM1 (third division), despite his very good performance last Saturday. He was the second best scorer with 16 points. d'Almeida also added 9 assists in 34 minutes. But his team lost 87-91. He has very impressive stats this year: 15.4ppg, 4.6rpg, 7.3apg and 1.3spg in 36 games. d'Almeida plays currently for the Senegalese national team.

   #15. International forward Moustapha Diop (203-89, currently plays in France) couldn't help Etoile Angers in their game against SO Maritime Boulogne in the French NM1 (third division), despite his very good performance in Saturday night's game. He recorded 15 points and added 3 assists in 22 minutes. But his team was crushed by 29 points 106-77. Diop has averaged so far 5.9ppg and 2.9rpg in 33 games. 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. Malik Dime (206-F/C-92, college: Washington, currently plays in Bulgaria) could not help Rilski (13-11) in their last game on Monday. Despite Dime's very good performance Rilski was badly defeated 94-78 on the road by the second-ranked Beroe. He recorded a double-double by scoring 18 points and getting 14 rebounds. Dime has reliable stats this season: 13.1ppg, 8.6rpg and 2.5bpg. He has a dual citizenship: Senegalese and American.

   #2. Khadim Sow (210-C-99, currently plays in France) managed to help ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket in a victory against one of league's weakest teams Provence Basket (9-25) crushing them 85-62 in the French Jeep ELITE ProA last Saturday. Sow recorded only 4 points in 13 minutes. ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket (27-7) is placed first in the Jeep ELITE ProA. It was his team's sixth consecutive victory in a row. They will play only one more game in the Regular Season. And that game will be critical. It's Sow's first season with the team. This year his total stats are: 2.4ppg and 1.5rpg in 11 games he played so far.

   #3. Mamadou Niang (209-C-94, currently plays in Spain) was not able to help CB Canarias in their game against Unicaja Malaga in the Spanish Liga Endesa. Niang cannot count Saturday's game as one of the best ones. He scored only 2 points. CB Canarias was defeated 92-85 in Malaga by the higher-ranked Unicaja. It was CB Canarias' first loss after five consecutive victories. Niang's team will play only one more game in the Regular Season. And now that game is very crucial. It's Niang's fourth season with the team. He has averaged so far 2.4ppg and 1.6rpg.

   #4. Mouhamed Barro (205-F-95, currently plays in Spain) was not able to secure a victory for Gipuzkoa (9-23) in their game against FC Barcelona (25-7) in the Spanish Liga Endesa. He cannot count Sunday's game as one of the best ones. Barro scored only 2 points and blocked 2 blocks. The bottom-ranked Gipuzkoa was badly defeated 88-71 in Barcelona by the much higher-ranked FC Barcelona (#3). It was Gipuzkoa's third consecutive loss in a row. His team will play only one more game in the Regular Season. Barro has averaged so far 4.3ppg and 2.4rpg.

   #5. Papa Beye (202-F/C-90, currently plays in France) couldn't help La Charite (3-15) in their last game. Despite Beye's very good performance the tenth-placed La Charite (3-15) lost 76-87 at home to the higher-ranked (#9) Orchesien BC in the Places 1-10 group. He was the top scorer with 25 points in 24 minutes. It was La Charite's ninth consecutive loss in a row. Beye averaged so far 12.0ppg and 5.9rpg in 34 games.

   #6. Malick Cisse (210-C-92, currently plays in Spain) couldn't help Chantada in their game against Ilerdauto Nissan Pardinyes Lleida in the Spanish EBA (fourth division). He cannot count Friday's game as one of the best ones. Cisse scored only 2 points. His team was edged 81-79. Cisse has averaged so far 1.6ppg and 1.5rpg.

   #7. Pape Sow (205-C/F-93, currently plays in Spain) couldn't help Marbella in their game against Ponferrada CDP in the Spanish EBA (fourth division). He scored 5 points and grabbed 4 rebounds in 20 minutes. His team was badly defeated by 17 points 88-71. Sow has averaged so far 9.0ppg, 6.4rpg and 1.6apg in 26 games.

   #8. Bruno Diatta (208-C-96, currently plays in Spain) is a teammate of previously mentioned Pape Sow and both played together in the last Spanish EBA game. Diatta couldn't help Marbella (1-2) in their last game on Saturday. Despite his very good performance the third-placed Marbella was badly defeated 88-71 in Ponferrada by the leading Ponferrada CDP in the Final 1 group. Diatta recorded a double-double by scoring 24 points and getting 11 rebounds. Diatta averaged so far 10.8ppg, 12.6rpg, 1.7bpg and 1.4spg.

  





Abdou Thiam
Coruna sign a second import player - 1 day ago
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Thiam has played for the last three years at Santo Domingo Betanzos in the EBA. In 26 games he recorded very impressive stats: 17.6ppg, 14  
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Abdou Thiam
Coruna sign Abdou Thiam - 1 day ago
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