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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 Notes


Post Game Notes


Post-Game Quotes vs. Yale

Post-Game Quotes - Yale


Virginia Game Notes vs. Yale

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


NCAA Press Conference & Practice

Tony Bennett and the Cavaliers prepare for the NCAA tournament in Orlando, Fla.


UVA vs. Pittsburgh

UVA vs. Pittsburgh ACC Tournament 3/8/2017


USATSI Gallery - No. 9 Virginia @ Syracuse

USATSI Gallery - No. 9 Virginia @ Syracuse


Virginia vs. Florida State

Dec. 31, 2016


USATSI Gallery - East Carolina @ Virginia

USATSI Gallery - East Carolina @ 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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