21 Youssou Ndoye
21 Youssou Ndoye
Height: 6-11
Weight: 235
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Dakar, Senegal
High School: Lee Academy
Position: C

Pronounciation: YOU-sue EN-doy

Career Stats

As A Freshman (2011-12)
Game-by-game stats
REGULAR SEASON: snared six rebounds in 17 minutes of work against Richmond (Jan. 28) ... scored five points -- including a go-ahead dunk in overtime -- in the Bonnies’ victory over Rhode Island (Jan. 25), in addition to a block and drawn charge in the final 77 seconds ... used two dunks and went 3-of-3 from the line to record a career-high nine points (3-4 FGs) at Xavier (Jan. 14) ... chipped in four points, two blocks and two boards in 15 minutes of work against GW (Jan.4) ... grabbed seven rebounds and scored five points, including three free throws to help SBU defeat Saint Francis (Pa.) (Dec. 23) ... recorded his first career steal in Rochester against NC State (Dec. 20) ... made his first career free throw in the Bonnies’ 76-66 win over Loyola (Md.) (Dec. 18) ... recorded his first career start at 24/22 Illinois against reigning Big 10 Player of the Week Meyers Leonard … helped limit the 7-footer to just three shots in 29 minutes ... earned a career-high 19 minutes off the bench at Buffalo (Dec. 3) ... scored the first points of his collegiate career on a putback layup in the first half of the Siena game (Nov. 21) ... entered in the second half of the Cornell game to record the first action of his collegiate career.

High School
Rated at a 78 overall and among the top 85 centers in his class by ESPNU College Basketball Recruiting ... played two seasons at Lee Academy in Maine, the last of which was a prep year ... averaged seven points, seven rebounds and two blocks per game in helping the Pandas to a 27-1 record that included 23 consecutive wins.

Has a 7-2 wingspan (86") ... member of the Sports for Education and Economic Development (SEEDS) program in his native Senegal that helped guide him to the United States ... the academy provides educational opportunities for youth, creating social awareness and encouraging economic development through the vehicle of sports. ... sport management and French major.
In the News
Mar. 21, 2012: School in Senegal is Well Represented in NCAA Tournament
May 17, 2011:  Lee Big Man Headed to Atlantic 10
May 25, 2011: Bonnies Big on Senegal Recruit (pdf)

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School In Senegal Is Well Represented In NCAA Tournament