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Aliou Keita
44   Aliou Keita

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Senegal, Africa

High School:
Regina (Iowa) HS

Height / Weight:
6-8 / 260

Position:
Center/Forward

Experience:
HS


Career at Tulsa ?? In his second season at Tulsa . . . saw limited action as a true freshman last year.

2002-03 ?? Played in eight games, and just 2.1 minutes per contest . . . saw limited action vs. Texas-Pan American, SW Missouri State, Rice (2-8-03), Boise State (2-13-03), UTEP (2-15-03), Hawaii (2-27-03), San Jose State (3-1-03) and UTEP (3-13-03) . . . scored five point for a 0.6 average and averaged 1.4 rebounds . . . had his first two-point basket vs. UTEP (3-13-03), ending with 2 points and 3 rebounds in 5 minutes . . . had 2 points and 3 rebounds vs. San Jose State (3-1-02) . . . scored his first career point with a free throw vs. Hawaii (2-27-03) . . . had one rebound and one blocked shot in one minute vs. Rice (2-8-03).

High School ?? Was a two-year letterwinner and two-year starter at Regina (Iowa) High School as an exchange student . . . helped his team post identical 16-10 records in each of his two years, and advance to the state playoffs for the first time since 1995 . . . averaged 19.8 points, 12.9 rebounds and over five blocked shots his senior season . . . also shot 63.4 percent from the field as a senior . . . in the state quarterfinals, scored 37 points and grabbed 14 rebounds in a losing effort against the eventual state champion . . . was a first-team Class A all-state selection his senior season and earned state tournament all-tournament team accolades . . . earned all-conference, all-district and all-area honors as a senior . . . had high games of 11 blocks twice and 22 rebounds once, and also had 19 double-doubles his senior campaign . . . averaged 9.3 points and 9.3 rebounds per game his junior season . . . connected on 57.8 percent from the field as a junior . . . scored 757 points for a 14.6 average, and had 579 rebounds for an 11.1 average in his two seasons . . . high school coach was Gary Close.

Personal ?? Majoring in arts and sciences . . . speaks four languages ?? French, English, Arabic and Walof . . . father, Moutapha, is deceased . . . mother's name is Aissatou Konate Keita . . . born February 25, 1983 in Dakar, Senegal, West Africa.

Keita's Career Statistics

YEARG-GSFG-FGAPCT3PTS PCTFT-FTAPCTREB-AVGASTSTBLKPF-DPTS-AVG
02-038-01-3.3330-0.0003-4.75011-1.40013-05-0.6
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