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Sagaba Konate

#50 Sagaba Konate

F | So. | 6-8 | 250 | Bamako, Mali | Kennedy Catholic HS

High School

  • Signed with West Virginia during the November signing period
  • Came to West Virginia from Kennedy Catholic HS in Hermitage, Pennsylvania
  • Led Kennedy Catholic to its first Pennsylvania state championship in 15 years in 2016
  • Scored 17 points, grabbed 22 rebounds and blocked two shots in the finals against MC&S
  • Averaged 15.5 points, 11.1 rebounds and 2.2 blocks per game as a senior
  • Pennsylvania Class A State Player of the Year
  • Scored 27 points and grabbed 27 rebounds against Lincoln Park Charter
  • Had 14 points and 15 rebounds against Constitution
  • Averaged 16.3 points, 10.5 rebounds and 2.9 blocks per game as a junior
  • Played for coach Rick Mancino
  • Helped lead Kennedy Catholic to a 24-5 record as a junior
  • Came to the United States prior to his junior year
  • Played AAU Basketball for the Penn Ohio Athletic Club

Personal

  • Son of Seydou Konate and Awa Couliybaly
  • Birthday is March 19
  • Enrolled in undergraduate studies
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Totals 3740310.96211056.4284463.6441042.877103353141524.1
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