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.