14 Mamoudou Diarra
14 - Mamoudou Diarra
Height: 6-9
Weight: 225
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Bamako, Mali
Position: F
Previous School: Cincinnati
gp 18
pts/g 8.9
fg % 45.1
3pt % 37.7
ft % 81.8
reb/g 4.7
a/g 1.1

2020-21 (Junior – Cincinnati): Diarra played in the team’s first three games of the year before opting out of the season due to COVID-19 concerns… opted back in and returned to the team in January, playing in 12 more games… averaged 2.3 points, 2.1 rebounds and 8.9 minutes per game… shot 41.9 percent from the floor and 44.4 percent from 3-point range… turned in season-highs of 10 points, six rebounds and 17 minutes of action against Houston (Mar. 14) in the AAC Tournament… hit a career-high two 3-pointers in the contest… made his first collegiate start against Memphis (Feb. 28), scoring five points… scored in nine contests while collecting multiple rebounds in nine games.

2019-20 (Sophomore – Cincinnati): Diarra played in 28 of the team’s 30 games, compiling 10.3 minutes of action per game… averaged 3.0 points, 2.8 rebounds, and 0.4 blocks per game… shot 55.4 percent from the floor, 71.4 percent from 3-point range (5-for-7) and 62.1 percent from the free-throw line… dropped a career-high 12 points in the season finale against Temple (Mar. 8), shooting 4-for-6 from the field… collected a career-best nine rebounds in 13 minutes against Alabama A&M (Nov. 14)… rejected two shots to tie his career-high mark against East Carolina (Jan. 19) and again versus Temple… posted eight points and seven boards in 19 minutes off the bench at USF (Mar. 3)… played a career-high 24 minutes in the Temple game… scored five or more points nine times, including each of the final four games of the year… corralled five or more rebounds in five contests.

2018-19 (R-Freshman – Cincinnati): Diarra appeared in 20 of Cincinnati’s 35 games, accumulating 6.9 minutes per game… averaged 2.3 points, 1.9 rebounds, and 0.4 blocks per game… finished the year shooting 40.5 percent from the field and 71.4 percent from the charity stripe… tied his career-high of nine points against Arkansas-Pine Bluff (Nov. 27)… tied his career-best rebounding performance three times, corralling six boards against Western Michigan (Nov. 19), Tulane (Jan. 2) and at UConn (Feb. 24)… blocked a career-high tying two shots in the contest against Tulane… played a career-high 15 minutes in the game at UConn… hauled in five or more rebounds four times.

2017-18 (Freshman – Cincinnati): Diarra played in seven games for the Bearcats before sitting out the remainder of the 2017-18 season as a redshirt… played 6.6 minutes per game, averaging 2.9 points, 1.9 rebounds, and 0.7 blocks per game… shot 83.3 percent from the charity stripe… posted season-highs of nine points, six rebounds and 12 minutes against Western Carolina (Nov. 13)… also played 12 minutes against Arkansas-Pine Bluff (Dec. 19)… blocked a season-high two shots against Alabama State (Nov. 27)… scored in five of his seven games played on the year.

High School: Diarra played for 22 Feet Academy in Greenville, S.C. as a senior, helping the team to a 29-9 record while earning First Team All-Grind Session accolades… averaged 18.5 points, 10.2 rebounds and 3.2 blocks per game… as a junior, played a St. Louis Christian Academy in St. Louis… started his high school career at Prolific Prep Academy in Napa Valley, Calif. as a sophomore… honored as one of 30 campers from 23 countries invited to participate in the NBA’s Basketball Without Borders Camp surrounding the 2015 NBA All-Star Game… member of the Mali U18 National Team, playing for the African U18 Championships in Madagascar in 2014… ranked the No. 3 recruit in the state of South Carolina by 247 Sports in 2017 and was listed as a three-star prospect as well… ranked as one of the top 150 players nationally by 247 Sports.

Personal: Son of Astan Baha and Salifou Diarra… born October 4, 1997 in Bamako, Mail… full name is Mamoudou Diarra… aunt, Marietou Diarra, played professional basketball in France.

Academic: Pursuing a master’s degree in professional studies with an emphasis in media and strategic communication... earned his bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary studies from the University of Cincinnati in May 2021… named to the Bearcats Honor Roll four times and the American Athletic Conference All-Academic Team once.

Recent Games
Jan 13 at Southeast Missouri
Jan 13 at Belmont L, 92-77
Jan 15 at UT Martin W, 76-70
Jan 17 at Tennessee State L, 80-64
Jan 20 SIUE W, 94-76
Jan 24 at Murray State L, 79-53
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 18 5
Games started 11 5
Minutes 404 118
Minutes per game 22.4 23.6
FG 60-133 15-36
FG Pct 45.1 41.7
3PT 23-61 6-16
3PT Pct 37.7 37.5
FT 18-22 4-6
FT Pct 81.8 66.7
Off rebounds 33 4
Def rebounds 52 16
Total rebounds 85 20
Rebounds per game 4.7 4.0
Personal fouls 37 11
Disqualifications 0 0
Assists 20 4
Turnovers 25 7
Assist to turnover ratio 0.8 0.6
Steals 7 3
Blocks 19 6
Points 161 40
Points per game 8.9 8.0
Points per 40 min 15.9 13.6
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Oct 28 Berea W, 104-63 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 at #12 Memphis L, 89-65 - 17 3-4 75.0 2-3 66.7 3-3 100.0 11
Nov 14 Oakwood W, 109-68 - 15 8-14 57.1 3-6 50.0 0-0 - 19
Nov 16 at Chattanooga L, 69-62 - 25 2-5 40.0 0-3 0.0 0-0 - 4
Nov 18 vs. UNC Asheville L, 61-55 1 23 2-9 22.2 0-5 0.0 2-2 100.0 6
Nov 23 Lipscomb W, 88-77 1 33 8-13 61.5 3-6 50.0 2-2 100.0 21
Nov 26 at #15 Tennessee L, 80-69 1 25 2-4 50.0 1-2 50.0 1-2 50.0 6
Nov 30 Chattanooga L, 82-65 1 26 3-7 42.9 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 7
Dec 4 at Evansville L, 59-51 1 25 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Dec 8 at Western Carolina L, 74-69 - 24 3-9 33.3 1-4 25.0 0-0 - 7
Dec 11 Troy L, 75-72 - 11 1-6 16.7 0-1 0.0 2-2 100.0 4
Dec 16 Kentucky Christian   - - - - - - - - -
Dec 16 Montreat College W, 117-60 - 13 5-7 71.4 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 11
Dec 18 at Wright State L, 72-63 - 23 4-8 50.0 2-3 66.7 0-0 - 10
Dec 21 at Cincinnati L, 76-67 1 26 4-9 44.4 3-7 42.9 4-5 80.0 15
Jan 13 at Southeast Missouri   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 13 at Belmont L, 92-77 1 21 5-8 62.5 1-3 33.3 1-2 50.0 12
Jan 15 at UT Martin W, 76-70 1 29 1-4 25.0 0-1 0.0 3-4 75.0 5
Jan 17 at Tennessee State L, 80-64 1 28 3-8 37.5 2-5 40.0 0-0 - 8
Jan 20 SIUE W, 94-76 1 16 3-8 37.5 2-3 66.7 0-0 - 8
Jan 24 at Murray State L, 79-53 1 24 3-8 37.5 1-4 25.0 0-0 - 7
Jan 27 Murray State   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 29 Austin Peay   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 31 Morehead State   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 3 at Morehead State   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 5 Belmont   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 7 Eastern Illinois   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 10 at Eastern Illinois   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 12 at SIUE   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 17 Southeast Missouri   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 19 at Austin Peay   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 24 Tennessee State   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 26 UT Martin   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 2 vs. TBA   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 3 vs. TBA   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 4 vs. TBA   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 5 vs. TBA   - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Oct 28 Berea W, 104-63 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 at #12 Memphis L, 89-65 - 17 1 0 1 1 1 1.0 0 0 0 -
Nov 14 Oakwood W, 109-68 - 15 7 2 9 1 1 1.0 0 2 1 -
Nov 16 at Chattanooga L, 69-62 - 25 4 4 8 0 3 0.0 1 3 2 -
Nov 18 vs. UNC Asheville L, 61-55 1 23 1 6 7 1 3 0.3 0 1 1 -
Nov 23 Lipscomb W, 88-77 1 33 4 3 7 1 1 1.0 1 1 1 -
Nov 26 at #15 Tennessee L, 80-69 1 25 2 2 4 1 2 0.5 0 1 3 -
Nov 30 Chattanooga L, 82-65 1 26 0 2 2 1 1 1.0 0 2 2 -
Dec 4 at Evansville L, 59-51 1 25 1 4 5 1 2 0.5 0 0 4 -
Dec 8 at Western Carolina L, 74-69 - 24 3 1 4 2 0 - 0 1 3 -
Dec 11 Troy L, 75-72 - 11 2 2 4 0 1 0.0 0 0 1 -
Dec 16 Kentucky Christian   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 16 Montreat College W, 117-60 - 13 1 2 3 4 0 - 1 0 1 -
Dec 18 at Wright State L, 72-63 - 23 3 4 7 2 1 2.0 1 0 4 -
Dec 21 at Cincinnati L, 76-67 1 26 0 4 4 1 2 0.5 0 2 3 -
Jan 13 at Southeast Missouri   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 13 at Belmont L, 92-77 1 21 1 2 3 2 1 2.0 2 0 2 0
Jan 15 at UT Martin W, 76-70 1 29 1 6 7 1 4 0.3 0 2 2 -
Jan 17 at Tennessee State L, 80-64 1 28 2 6 8 1 0 - 1 2 3 -
Jan 20 SIUE W, 94-76 1 16 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 2 2 -
Jan 24 at Murray State L, 79-53 1 24 0 2 2 0 1 0.0 0 0 2 -
Jan 27 Murray State   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 29 Austin Peay   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 31 Morehead State   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 3 at Morehead State   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 5 Belmont   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 7 Eastern Illinois   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 10 at Eastern Illinois   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 12 at SIUE   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 17 Southeast Missouri   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 19 at Austin Peay   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 24 Tennessee State   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 26 UT Martin   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 2 vs. TBA   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 3 vs. TBA   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 4 vs. TBA   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 5 vs. TBA   - - - - - - - - - - - -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2021-22 18 11 22.4 3.3-7.4 45.1 1.3-3.4 37.7 1.0-1.2 81.8 8.9
Total 18 11 22.4 3.3-7.4 45.1 1.3-3.4 37.7 1.0-1.2 81.8 8.9
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2021-22 18 11 404 60-133 45.1 23-61 37.7 18-22 81.8 161
Total 18 11 404 60-133 45.1 23-61 37.7 18-22 81.8 161
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2021-22 18 11 22.4 5.9-13.2 45.1 2.3-6.0 37.7 1.8-2.2 81.8 15.9
Total 18 11 22.4 5.9-13.2 45.1 2.3-6.0 37.7 1.8-2.2 81.8 15.9
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2021-22 18 11 22.4 1.8 2.9 4.7 2.1 0.0 1.1 1.4 0.8 0.4 1.1
Total 18 11 22.4 1.8 2.9 4.7 2.1 0.0 1.1 1.4 0.8 0.4 1.1
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2021-22 18 11 404 33 52 85 37 0 20 25 0.8 7 19
Total 18 11 404 33 52 85 37 0 20 25 0.8 7 19
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2021-22 18 11 22.4 3.3 5.1 8.4 3.7 0.0 2.0 2.5 0.8 0.7 1.9
Total 18 11 22.4 3.3 5.1 8.4 3.7 0.0 2.0 2.5 0.8 0.7 1.9
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 18 11 22.4 3.3-7.4 45.1 1.3-3.4 37.7 1.0-1.2 81.8 8.9
Conference 5 5 23.6 3.0-7.2 41.7 1.2-3.2 37.5 0.8-1.2 66.7 8.0
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 6 3 19.0 4.7-9.2 50.9 1.7-3.5 47.6 0.7-0.7 100.0 11.7
Away 11 7 24.3 2.7-6.3 43.5 1.2-3.2 37.1 1.1-1.5 75.0 7.7
Neutral 1 1 23.0 2.0-9.0 22.2 0.0-5.0 0.0 2.0-2.0 100.0 6.0
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Wins 5 3 21.2 5.0-9.2 54.3 1.8-3.6 50.0 1.0-1.2 83.3 12.8
Losses 13 8 22.9 2.7-6.7 40.2 1.1-3.3 32.6 1.0-1.2 81.3 7.5
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November 7 4 23.4 4.0-8.0 50.0 1.4-4.0 35.7 1.1-1.3 88.9 10.6
December 6 2 20.3 2.8-6.8 41.5 1.2-2.8 41.2 1.0-1.2 85.7 7.8
January 5 5 23.6 3.0-7.2 41.7 1.2-3.2 37.5 0.8-1.2 66.7 8.0
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 18 11 404 60-133 45.1 23-61 37.7 18-22 81.8 161
Conference 5 5 118 15-36 41.7 6-16 37.5 4-6 66.7 40
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 6 3 114 28-55 50.9 10-21 47.6 4-4 100.0 70
Away 11 7 267 30-69 43.5 13-35 37.1 12-16 75.0 85
Neutral 1 1 23 2-9 22.2 0-5 0.0 2-2 100.0 6
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Wins 5 3 106 25-46 54.3 9-18 50.0 5-6 83.3 64
Losses 13 8 298 35-87 40.2 14-43 32.6 13-16 81.3 97
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November 7 4 164 28-56 50.0 10-28 35.7 8-9 88.9 74
December 6 2 122 17-41 41.5 7-17 41.2 6-7 85.7 47
January 5 5 118 15-36 41.7 6-16 37.5 4-6 66.7 40
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 18 11 22.4 5.9-13.2 45.1 2.3-6.0 37.7 1.8-2.2 81.8 15.9
Conference 5 5 23.6 5.1-12.2 41.7 2.0-5.4 37.5 1.4-2.0 66.7 13.6
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 6 3 19.0 9.8-19.3 50.9 3.5-7.4 47.6 1.4-1.4 100.0 24.6
Away 11 7 24.3 4.5-10.3 43.5 1.9-5.2 37.1 1.8-2.4 75.0 12.7
Neutral 1 1 23.0 3.5-15.7 22.2 0.0-8.7 0.0 3.5-3.5 100.0 10.4
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Wins 5 3 21.2 9.4-17.4 54.3 3.4-6.8 50.0 1.9-2.3 83.3 24.2
Losses 13 8 22.9 4.7-11.7 40.2 1.9-5.8 32.6 1.7-2.1 81.3 13.0
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November 7 4 23.4 6.8-13.7 50.0 2.4-6.8 35.7 2.0-2.2 88.9 18.0
December 6 2 20.3 5.6-13.4 41.5 2.3-5.6 41.2 2.0-2.3 85.7 15.4
January 5 5 23.6 5.1-12.2 41.7 2.0-5.4 37.5 1.4-2.0 66.7 13.6
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 18 11 22.4 1.8 2.9 4.7 2.1 0.0 1.1 1.4 0.8 0.4 1.1
Conference 5 5 23.6 0.8 3.2 4.0 2.2 0.0 0.8 1.4 0.6 0.6 1.2
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 6 3 19.0 2.3 1.8 4.2 1.3 - 1.2 0.8 1.4 0.3 1.2
Away 11 7 24.3 1.6 3.2 4.8 2.5 0.0 1.1 1.5 0.7 0.5 1.0
Neutral 1 1 23.0 1.0 6.0 7.0 1.0 - 1.0 3.0 0.3 0.0 1.0
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Wins 5 3 21.2 2.6 2.6 5.2 1.4 - 1.4 1.4 1.0 0.4 1.4
Losses 13 8 22.9 1.5 3.0 4.5 2.3 0.0 1.0 1.4 0.7 0.4 0.9
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November 7 4 23.4 2.7 2.7 5.4 1.4 - 0.9 1.7 0.5 0.3 1.4
December 6 2 20.3 1.7 2.8 4.5 2.7 - 1.7 1.0 1.7 0.3 0.5
January 5 5 23.6 0.8 3.2 4.0 2.2 0.0 0.8 1.4 0.6 0.6 1.2
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 18 11 404 33 52 85 37 0 20 25 0.8 7 19
Conference 5 5 118 4 16 20 11 0 4 7 0.6 3 6
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 6 3 114 14 11 25 8 - 7 5 1.4 2 7
Away 11 7 267 18 35 53 28 0 12 17 0.7 5 11
Neutral 1 1 23 1 6 7 1 - 1 3 0.3 0 1
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Wins 5 3 106 13 13 26 7 - 7 7 1.0 2 7
Losses 13 8 298 20 39 59 30 0 13 18 0.7 5 12
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November 7 4 164 19 19 38 10 - 6 12 0.5 2 10
December 6 2 122 10 17 27 16 - 10 6 1.7 2 3
January 5 5 118 4 16 20 11 0 4 7 0.6 3 6
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 18 11 22.4 3.3 5.1 8.4 3.7 0.0 2.0 2.5 0.8 0.7 1.9
Conference 5 5 23.6 1.4 5.4 6.8 3.7 0.0 1.4 2.4 0.6 1.0 2.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 6 3 19.0 4.9 3.9 8.8 2.8 0.0 2.5 1.8 1.4 0.7 2.5
Away 11 7 24.3 2.7 5.2 7.9 4.2 0.0 1.8 2.5 0.7 0.7 1.6
Neutral 1 1 23.0 1.7 10.4 12.2 1.7 0.0 1.7 5.2 0.3 0.0 1.7
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Wins 5 3 21.2 4.9 4.9 9.8 2.6 0.0 2.6 2.6 1.0 0.8 2.6
Losses 13 8 22.9 2.7 5.2 7.9 4.0 0.0 1.7 2.4 0.7 0.7 1.6
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November 7 4 23.4 4.6 4.6 9.3 2.4 0.0 1.5 2.9 0.5 0.5 2.4
December 6 2 20.3 3.3 5.6 8.9 5.2 0.0 3.3 2.0 1.7 0.7 1.0
January 5 5 23.6 1.4 5.4 6.8 3.7 0.0 1.4 2.4 0.6 1.0 2.0