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Mamadou Diarra
Mamadou  Diarra

Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
Queens, N.Y.

High School:
Putnam Science Academy

Height / Weight:
6-8 / 217

Position:
Forward

Birthdate:
06/28/1997


02/21/2018

Huskies Prepare for Trip to No. 11 Cincinnati

Seventh Game This Season Against a Ranked Opponent.

02/03/2018

Huskies Fall to No. 8 Cincinnati, First Loss at Gampel

Jalen Adams with Game-High 20 Points.

12/02/2017

Postgame Quotes - UConn 84, Monmouth 81 (OT)

Adams Scores Season-High 31 in Overtime Win.

12/01/2017

UConn and Monmouth Meet for First Time on Saturday

Huskies Play Fifth Game in 10 Days.

11/29/2017

Postgame Quotes - UConn vs. Columbia (11/29/17)

Vital Scored Game-High 29 Points in Comeback Win.

01/25/2018

UCONN vs SMU

UCONN vs SMU (photo by Stephen Slade)

01/13/2018

UConn vs. Tulane (USATSI)

Photos from UConn men's basketball vs. Tulane - Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018

01/06/2018

UCONN vs ECU

UCONN vs ECU (photo by Stephen Slade)

12/05/2017

UCONN vs Syracuse @ MSG

UCONN vs Syracuse (photo by Stephen Slade)

12/02/2017

UCONN vs Monmouth

UCONN vs Monmouth (photo by Stephen Slade)

While at UConn: Forced to sit out the 2016-17 season with a  chronic knee condition, requiring treatment and rehabilitation throughout the year... Condition has improved enough to restart his college career in 2017-18 as a redshirt freshman... Participated in full workouts over the summer of 2017... Played with Global Sports Academy college foreign tour team for three games in Spain in August, 2017... Expected to be able to complete for frontcourt playing time in 2017-18.

As a Freshman in 2016-17: After going through the rigorous preseason conditioning program and playing 10 minutes in UConn’s first exhibition game against New Haven, was disgnosed with significant patellofemoral syndrome, a condition that results in intense knee discomfort from the stress that high-level basketball competition demands... Sat out season, received treatment and rehabilitation throughout the year.

Before UConn: A concensus Top 100 recruit with a reputation as a tenacious rebounder... Played for 2 1/2 years at Putnam Science Academy under Coach Tom Espinosa, his final season as a post-graduate... Averaged 10.0 points and 7.5 rebounds  in 2015-16, helping PSA to a 27-8 record and the national semifinals, where it lost to St. Thomas More.. As a senior, he averaged 9.9 points, 8.0 rebounds and 2.0 blocks... Left Putnam Science as the school’s second all-time rebounder, second in blocked shots, and in the top five in scoring... Selected to play in Jordan Brand Classic Regional Game, scoring 19 points on 9-of-10 shooting, and grabbing 3 rebounds to help Team New York to a 148-128 win... Began high school at Thomas Edison High in Queens, N.Y., making the varsity basketball team as a freshman and sophomore. Started junior year at prep school in South Carolina, but transferred to Putnam Science at mid-year. Played 14 games in that abbreviated season, averaging 5.0 points and 5.0 rebounds... Played AAU ball for the New York Jayhawks.

Personal Information: Mamadou Diarra... Born June 28, 1997... Son of Kadija Kone and Fosseny Diarra. Mother is from Senegal, father is from Mali .. Has two brothers, Hassan and Cherif, and two sisters, Fanta and Ouleymatou... National Honor Society member at Putnam Science Academy.  

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