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  Maurice Ndour

Maurice Ndour

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Mbour, Senegal

High School:
Okayama Gakugeikan

Last College:
Monroe College

Height / Weight:
6-9 / 200

Position:
F

06/30/2014

Ndour To Suit Up For Senegal During FIBA World Cup

The rising senior will compete with the Senegal National Team during the 2014 FIBA World Cup in Spain this summer

03/26/2014

Season Ends For 'Cats in CIT Loss to VMI

Kellogg, Ndour put forth career efforts in hard-fought battle.

03/25/2014

Ohio Looks To Slow Down VMI In CIT Quarters

The Bobcats host the nation's No. 1 offensive team (88.9 ppg) Wednesday inside the Convocation Center.

03/22/2014

56-54 Win Over WSU Propels `Cats To CIT Quarters

Junior guard Javarez

03/21/2014

Ohio To Host Wright State In CIT Second Round

The `Cats will look to win 25 games for just the third time in program history

11/12/2013

Ohio @ Ohio State

Ohio @ Ohio State

Career Honors: All-MAC Second Team (2014)...NABC All-District 14 Second Team (2014)...Three-time MAC Player of the Week...Lou Henson National Mid-Major Player of the Week (2/3/14).

2013-14
Started 31 of 36 games...Second Team All-MAC...NABC All-District 14 Second Team...Three-time MAC Player of the Week (Nov. 18, Dec. 2, Feb. 3)...Lou Henson National Mid-Major Player of the Week (Feb. 3)...Ranked 11th in the MAC in scoring (13.8 ppg), seventh in rebounding (7.0 rpg), ninth in field goal percentage (.511) and sixth in blocks (1.5/game)...Led Ohio with four double-doubles and six double-figure rebounding games...Paced the Bobcats in scoring in 16-of-36 games and rebounding in 20 games...Notched at least 10 points in 25 games and posted 20+ points in nine contests...Led all scorers with 20 points (8-12 FG) and added five rebounds and two blocks in Ohio debut vs. Northern Iowa (Nov. 9)...Team-high nine rebounds and 10 points at No. 10/9 Ohio State...Game-high 23 points (9-13 FG), five blocks and four steals against Valparaiso (Nov. 17)...Game-high 23 pts (7-12 FG), 11 rebounds vs. Mercer to post first double-double of career...Team-high 16 points, four assists vs. No. 22/20 UMass...Team-high 19 points on 8-of-10 shooting at Richmond (Dec. 22)...Posted 24 points and game-high 10 rebounds at UNC-Asheville...Notched a game-high 25 points and grabbed six rebounds vs. Akron...Notched game highs in points (21) and rebounds (11) vs. Central Michigan...Poured in 28 points (11-16 FG) and 12 rebounds to lead Ohio in its 95-90 OT win over Toledo (2/1/14)...Team-high 20 points (9-15 FG), six rebounds at WMU...Posted 17 points and five blocks at Buffalo on Feb. 15...Notched 15 points and posted the last basket of regulation to send the game into overtime vs. Miami on March 8...Tallied 26 points on 12-of-13 shooting in CIT Quarterfinal matchup with VMI (March 26).

Prior to Ohio

Suited up for the Monroe College Mustangs for two seasons and was a two-time NJCAA All-Region selection....Was ranked the 86th best junior college prospect (2013) by JUCORECRUITING.com.

2012-13
Named MVP on a team that finished 24-8...Averaged a double-double, leading the team in scoring (16.2 ppg) and rebounding (10.5 rpg)...Was 13th in the nation in rebounding and 27th in blocks with 2.3 bpg... Was only returning player on the team as a sophomore...Despite 6-foot-9-inch frame, also played some minutes in the backcourt...Finished his Monroe career with 848 points, placing him eighth on the all-time Mustang scoring list.

2011-12
Averaged 9.4 points, 6.4 rebounds and 2.4 blocks per game as a freshman on a team that went 33-4 and finished fifth in the nation...Was named the team's Rookie of the Year...Featured on the YES network to highlight his scholastic and unique language abilities.

High School
Three year starter at Okayama Gakugeikan High School in Okayama, Japan...Two-time all Okayama MVP and all-star selection (2009, 2010)...Led OGHS team to all-Chugoku District Championships three years in a row, and the All-Japan High School Basketball Tournament during junior and senior seasons...Team finished "Best 16 in the Nation" in 2010 at the Inter High tournament and "Best Eight" in 2011 at the Winter Cup tournament...Played over 30 minutes per game all three seasons and was all-time leading scorer for Gakugeikan, averaging over 30 points per game....Once scored 52 points in a game vs. Matsue Higashi and had a career-best 28 rebounds in a contest vs. Tochigi High School.

Personal
Born June 18th 1992 in Sindia, Senegal...Son of Anne Marie Dione and Robert Diegane Ndour...Has a brother, Bruno, step brother, Marcelin, and step sister, Madeleine...Is fluent in five languages, including English, French, Japanese, Wolof and Serer...Moved from Mbour, Senegal, to Japan in high school to pursue his basketball career...Awarded top prize at 2010 Okayama Prefectural Japanese Speech Contest in October 2010...Holds an associate's degree from Monroe College in information technology...Teammates at Monroe included future Division I players Orlando Sanchez (St. John's), Marco Bourgault (St. John's), Stephane Manga (Seton Hall), A.J. West (Nevada) and Drimir Ferguson (North Carolina Central)....Expected major at Ohio is information technology. Favorite athlete is Kevin Garnett...Favorite professional team is the Boston Celtics.

CAREER HIGHS
Points 28 vs. Toledo (February 1, 2014)
Field Goals Made 12 vs. VMI (March 26, 2014)
3-Pt Field Goals Made 2 on four occasions (last vs. VMI, March 26, 2014)
Free Throws Made 9 vs. Akron (January 12, 2014)
Rebounds 14 at Eastern Michigan (January 25, 2014)
Assists 4 on three occasions (last vs. No. 22/20 Massachusetts, December 18, 2013)
Blocks 5 on two occasions (last at Buffalo, February 15, 2014)
Steals 4 vs. Valparaiso (November 17, 2013)
CAREER STATISTICS
Year GP-GS Min FG-A Pct 3FG-A Pct FT-A Pct Rbs-Avg PF A BK S Pts-Avg
2013-14 36-31 30.1 182-356 .511 18-54 .333 116-159 .730 252-7.0 95 56 55 22 498-13.8
Total 36-31 30.1 182-356 .511 18-54 .333 116-159 .730 252-7.0 95 56 55 22 498-13.8