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25 Mamadi Diakite
Mamadi  Diakite

RS Sophomore

Conakry, Guinea, Africa

High School:
Blue Ridge School (Va.)

Height / Weight:
6-9 / 228



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Post-Game Quotes vs. Yale

Post-Game Quotes - Yale


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Postgame Notes - Yale


CBS Sports Network Highlights: Virginia vs. Iowa

Highlights from UVA men's basketball's 74-41 win over Iowa in the Emerald Coast Classic


Virginia vs. Lehigh (USATSI)

Check out the USA Today photo gallery from the men's basketball game against Lehigh.


Virginia vs. Wisconsin (USATSI)

Virginia vs. Wisconsin: Photos by USA Today Sports Images


Virginia vs. Rhode Island (USATSI)

Photos from Virginia men's basketball vs. Rhode Island - Friday, Nov. 24, 2017


UVA Men's Basketball vs. Austin Peay (USATSI)

Images of the Cavaliers playing host to the Governors in non-conference action


USATSI Gallery - UNC Greensboro @ Virginia

USATSI Gallery - UNC Greensboro @ Virginia

• Tallied 10 points, including a pair of 3-pointers, vs. Providence (11/26/16)
• Ranked 10th in the ACC in blocked shots (1.22 bpg) in all games in 2016-17

2016-17 SEASON

• Played in 32 games, including one start
• Averaged 3.8 points, 2.6 rebounds and 1.2 blocked shots
• Shot 54.3 percent from the field, 27.3 percent frm the 3-point range, and 54.5 percent from the free-throw line
• Ranked 10th in the ACC in blocked shots (1.22 bpg) in all games
• Missed UVA season opener at UNCG (11/11/16) due to amateurism review
• Made collegiate debut against St. Francis Brooklyn (11/15/16), recording eight points and four rebounds 
• Recorded seven rebounds and career-best four blocked shots against Yale (11/20/16)
• Registered eight points, four rebounds and three blocked shots vs. Grambling State (11/22/16)
• Tallied 10 points, including a pair of 3-pointers, vs. Providence (11/26/16)
• Scored career-best 12 points on 5-7 shooting vs. East Carolina (12/6/16)
• Tallied eight points and four rebounds at Louisville (12/28/16)
• Scored eight points (4-4 FG) at Syracuse (2/4/17)
• Scored six points (3-3 FG) and blocked two shots vs. Louisville (2/6/17)
• Blocked ACC high three shots vs. Virginia Tech (2/12/17), Duke (2/15/17) and North Carolina (2/18/17)
• Recorded a career-high 25 minutes played vs. Miami (2/20/17)
• Recorded first career start vs. Florida (3/18/17)
• Tallied nine points and six rebounds in a career-high 29 minutes vs. Florida
• Lettered

2015-16 SEASON
• Redshirted the 2015-16 season


• Played two seasons at Blue Ridge School (St. George, Va.) from 2013-15 for former head coach Bill Ramsey and former Cavalier Cade Lemcke
• Averaged 12 points, eight rebounds and four blocked shots for Blue Ridge in 2014-15
• Led Blue Ridge to the Virginia Independent Schools Athletic Association (VISAA) Division II state championship and Virginia Independent Conference (VIC) title en route to a 22-4 record in 2014-15
• Earned two varsity letters in basketball, track and field and soccer at Blue Ridge
• Won the VIC high jump championship in 2014 and 2015
• Earned second team All-VIC honors in soccer in 2014-15

• Mamadi Diakite
• Born in Conakry, Guinea, Africa
• Son of Aboubacar Sidiki Diakite and Aminata Kaba
• Has two brothers, Mohamed Lamine and Kany, and one sister, Adama
• Volunteered for the Charlottesville Toy Lift and Blue Ridge Buddy Baron program
• Enjoys soccer and hanging out with friends
• French major

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