Exciting, dynamic small forward who gives Klusman an
athletic weapon on both sides of the court...Enters senior season as the Tars
leading returning scorer after a standout first season in the Blue and
Gold...Will look for a big senior season as one of the team's leaders.
established himself as one of the most electrifying players in the Sunshine
State Conference...Finished fourth on the team with 10.2 points a game...Second
leading rebounder with 4.8 a game...Also added 46 assists, 12 blocks and 29
steals...Shot 40 percent from the field and 74 percent from the stripe...Scored in
double figures 16 times, eclipsing 20 twice...Scored 13 points with seven
rebounds in Tars debut against Palm Beach Atlantic (Nov. 11)...Posted a career
high 20 points on 6-of-8 shooting at Lynn (Jan. 11)...Matched his career high
with 20 points at Florida Tech (Jan. 21)...Earned back-to-back double-doubles
with 10 points and 11 rebounds against Nova Southeastern (Jan. 25), then 11
points and 11 boards at Florida Southern (Jan. 28)...Nominated for the ESPN2 Dunk
of the Year.
Played in 25 games for the Golden Knights with 18 starts...averaged 10.5
minutes a night, scoring 83 points (3.3 ppg) and recording 53 rebounds (2.2
rbg)...shot 40 percent (25-63) from the field and 61 percent (28-46) from the
charity stripe...also earned 14 steals.
Played all 32 games, making 21 starts...averaged 4.7 points and 3.8 rebounds
per game...lead the Knights in rebounds six times...scored double-digits in
five games...recorded two double-doubles, putting up 12 points and 10 rebounds
against Auburn and notching 10 points and 11 rebounds against Howard...scored a
career-high 21 points versus Albany...Led the team and recorded a career-best
with 14 boards against 14th-ranked UConn.
Saw action in first-five games of the season before suffering an injury and
using a redshirt year...averaged 2.2 points and 3.6 rebounds a night...picked
up seven rebounds in collegiate debut against North Carolina A&T.
Averaged 17 points, nine rebounds, four assists and two steals per game in
senior year at National Christian Academy in Washington D.C...scored 18 points
in the Under Armor Capital Classic All-Star game following senior season; also
won the dunk contest at the event...Played for the DC Assault on the AAU
level...as a sophomore at the Avalon School in Bethesda, Md., earned honorable
mention All-Montgomery County honors.
Personal: Born in
Tacoma Parks, Md....son of Dee and Mamadi Diakite.