Mamadou Seck ends his career with 14 points and 11 rebounds.
Salukis prep for first-round tournament game versus Indiana State.
Salukis were led on Senior Day by Mamadou Seck (18 points) and Justin Bocot (14 points).
Seniors Justin Bocot and Mamadou Seck will be honored before Saturday's game.
*MVC All-Conference Honorable Mention
Led the team in scoring (13.3 ppg), rebounding (7.9) and assists (2.6), becoming only the second player in school history to accomplish that feat (the other was Darren Brooks in 2004 and 2005)...Had 10 double-doubles, giving him 17 in his two-year, 63-game career...Scored double figures in 25 games, including nine-straight to end the season....Led the MVC in offensive rebounds (2.7 orpg) and was 10th in scoring and 4th in rebounding...Started every game of the season and 56-straight to finish his career.
*MVC All-Newcomer Team
Led the MVC in rebounding (8.1)...Started the last 25 games...Had a team-high seven double-doubles, the most by a Saluki player since Randal Falker had eight in 2006-07...His 18 points and 17 rebounds at Missouri State on Jan. 11 were both career highs...Scored double figures 21 times...Scored the game-winning basket versus Green Bay on a driving layup...Ranked 15th in the MVC in scoring (10.8 ppg), 4th in in field goal percentage (.493) and 12th in steals (1.0 spg).
Prior to SIU
Averaged 15.5 points and 9.5 rebounds per game in 2009-10 and was an All-Great Rivers Athletic Conference and All-Region XXIV team member for SIC, which finished in eighth place at nationals.
Played for the University Cheikh Anta Diop in Dakar, which is Senegal's biggest university with 60,000 students...Was a three-time team MVP, including his freshman year, when he was the youngest player in school history to win the award.
Son of Boubac and Dieynaba Seck...His father is an engineer...Has six brothers and sisters...Born June 19, 1987 in Dakar, Senegal...Lived in Senegal until he attended college in U.S....A star soccer player who gave up the sport to concentrate on basketball...Selected to play on the Senegal National basketball team at the age of 15...While visiting his sister in Seattle, Wash., was discovered during an open gym by a coach at Seattle University...Speaks three languages (French, English and Wolof).
|Thursday, Mar 5|
|Men's Basketball||St. Louis, Mo.||6:05 PM||Free Audio|
|Friday, Mar 6|
|Men's Basketball||St. Louis, Mo.||12:00 PM||Free Audio|
|Saturday, Mar 7|
|Men's Basketball||St. Louis, Mo.||1:30 PM||Free Audio|
|Sunday, Mar 8|
|Men's Basketball||St. Louis, Mo.||1:00 PM||Free Audio|