AT VIRGINIA: 2005-06-- Started the first 11 games of the season ... played off the bench in the last 19 games ... averaged 22.3 minutes played a game for the season ... that ranked eighth among freshmen in the ACC in average mintues played per game ... scored in double figures six times ... scored a team-high 17 points with six rebounds, three assists, three blocked shots and one steal in 33 minutes in the season-opening victory over Liberty (11/18/05) ... also led the team in blocked shots and minutes played in that game ... scored a season-high 18 points and had six rebounds in the win over Northwestern (11/30/05) ... scored 14 points and had seven rebounds in a season-high 35 minutes in the loss at Georgia Tech (12/4/05) ... scored 11 points, grabbed five rebounds and had season-high totals of seven free throws made, eight free throws attempted and four assists in the victory over Loyola (12/23/05) ... scored 16 points with three rebounds and a season-high three steals in the victory over UMBC (12/28/05) ... had a season-high 10 rebounds in the victory over Wake Forest (2/4/06) ... scored eight points and had three rebounds in the overtime win at home against Virginia Tech (2/11/06) ... scored nine points and had five rebounds in the victory over Boston College (2/21/06) ... was 3-4 from three-point range in that game to break out of a 1-19 slump in three-point attempts over the previous 10 games ... scored nine points, had three rebounds and blocked two shots in 23 minutes played in the home loss to Maryland (3/5/06) ... lettered.
HIGH SCHOOL: Averaged 14.1 points, 8.9 rebounds and 3.7 steals a game as a senior at DeMatha during the 2004-05 season for head coach Mike Jones ... made 59 percent of his shots from the field, including 43 percent of his three-point field goal attempts, and shot 84 percent from the free throw line ... honored as the team's Most Valuable Player ... earned first-team All-Metropolitan honors from The Washington Post and first-team All-Washington Catholic Athletic Conference honors ... participated in the Commonwealth Classic in Richmond, Va., and played for the Capital All-Stars in the Capital Classic in Washington, D.C., after his senior season ... DeMatha finished the 2004-05 season with an overall record of 29-2, and won the conference championship and the city championship ... averaged 15.7 points, 9.1 rebounds and 2.9 steals a game as a junior in 2003-04 ... he shot 41 percent from three-point range ... earned second-team All-Conference honors ... averaged nine points and nine rebounds a game as a sophomore ... earned three letters in basketball at DeMatha.
PERSONAL: Mamadi Melameka Diane ... born November 9, 1986 in Washington, D.C. ... son of Angelique and Mori Diane ... has two siblings ... older brother Ibrahim plays soccer at Brown ... father played soccer at Howard and professionally ... has volunteered at Special Olympics basketball clinics.
Diane's Career Highs
Points--18 vs. Northwestern (11/30/05); Rebounds--10 vs. Wake Forest (2/4/06); FG Made--6 on three occasions; FG Att.--16 vs. Georgia Tech (12/4/05); 3 Pt. FG Made--3 vs. Boston College (2/21/06); 3 Pt. FG Att.--4 on seven occasions; FT Made--7 vs. Loyola (12/23/06); FT Att.--8 vs. Loyola (12/23/05); Assists--4 vs. Loyola (12/23/05); Turnovers-- 4 vs. Western Kentucky (1/2/06); vs. Longwood (2/15/06);Blocks--3 vs. Liberty (11/18/05); Steals--3 vs. UMBC (12/28/05); vs. Florida State (1/11/06); Minutes--35 vs. Georgia Tech (12/4/05)
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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
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