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AfroBasket 2013: Egypt rolls on, Angola returns

AfroBasket 2013: Egypt rolls on, Angola returns

The AfroBasket 2013 championship game is set for Sunday with perennial participants Angola squaring off against Egypt. Angola qualified for the title game with a 66:59 victory over host club…

AfroBasket 2013: Nigeria falls to Senegal

AfroBasket 2013: Nigeria falls to Senegal

In the biggest upset of the AfroBasket 2013 competition, Senegal put together a solid middle game and outlasted a fourth-quarter comeback by 2012 London Olympics participants Nigeria, 64:63. Also advancing…

AfroBasket 2013: Egypt shocks Tunisia, QFs set

AfroBasket 2013: Egypt shocks Tunisia, QFs set

At first glance, the Egypt 77:67 victory over Tunisia in Tuesday’s Round of 16 play in the AfroBasket 2013 competition looks like a huge upset. Egypt had finished third in…

AfroBasket 2013: Groups A and C conclude prelims

AfroBasket 2013: Groups A and C conclude prelims

AfroBasket 2013 Groups A and C concluded their preliminary round on Saturday, setting up half of the brackets for the Eight Final Round that will tip off on Monday after…

AfroBasket 2013: Four teams remain unbeaten

AfroBasket 2013: Four teams remain unbeaten

The story on Day 4 of AfroBasket 2013 was blowouts as the average margin of victory for the four games played was just over 39 points. The closest game of…

Ousmane Barro returns to France

Ousmane Barro returns to France

Ousmane Barro (207 cm, Marquette’08) has agreed to play for Denain ASC Voltaire in the French ProB next season. The Senegal native played last season in Romania where he represented…

AfroBasket 2013: Tunisia survives Moroccan scare

AfroBasket 2013: Tunisia survives Moroccan scare

Day 2 of the AfroBasket 2013 saw the defending champions, Tunisia, in one of the most hotly contested battles of the tournament so far when Morocco took them to the…

AfroBasket 2013 tips off in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire

AfroBasket 2013 tips off in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire

AfroBasket 2013 tipped off on Tuesday with four games to start the African qualifier for the FIBA World Cup 2014. The top three teams will advance to Spain 2014 from…

Babacar Toure moves to Union Neuchatel

Babacar Toure moves to Union Neuchatel

Senegalese big man Babacar Toure (205 cm) will be playing for a different team in the Swiss LNA this 2013-14 season. He will be joining Union Neuchatel. Toure played the…

Michel Diouf to play in Portugal

Michel Diouf to play in Portugal

Michel Diouf (208 cm) is moving to Portugal to play for Maia Basket Clube (LPB) this 2013-14 season. The Senegalese big man played in Spain’s LEB Gold in 2012-13 for…

FIBA Men U19: USA slips past Serbia, QFs set

FIBA Men U19: USA slips past Serbia, QFs set

The contingent from the United States playing in the FIBA Men U19 World Championships entered Game 6 of the qualifying rounds with a perfect 5-0 record along with their opponent…

FIBA Men U19: Six clubs grab spots in QFs

FIBA Men U19: Six clubs grab spots in QFs

Day 6 of the FIBA Men U19 World Championships resulted in six teams clinching spots in the quarterfinals, with three teams still undefeated after Croatia took a 91:90 barnburner from…

FIBA Men U19: Four remain unblemished

FIBA Men U19: Four remain unblemished

After four games in the FIBA Men U19 World Championships, four clubs remain unbeaten, as Lithuania, Serbia, Spain and the United States have set aside all challengers thus far. The…

FIBA Men’s U19 Worlds advance to next round

FIBA Men’s U19 Worlds advance to next round

The FIBA Men’s U19 World Championships finished the Preliminary Round on Saturday in Prague, Czech Republic, setting up the 12 clubs that will move on to the Eight-Final Round. In…

Anthony Bennett, picked #1 at NBA draft

Anthony Bennett, picked #1 at NBA draft

The Cleveland Cavaliers surprised pretty much everyone with who their selectio as the number one pick in the 2013 NBA draft. Canada’s Anthony Bennett (203 cm, UNLV’13) did not register…

Papa Dia to leave Siauliai

Papa Dia to leave Siauliai

Papa Dia (208 cm, SMU’11) has reached a mutual agreement with BC Siauliai (Lithuania, LKL and Baltic League) to leave the team with immediate effect. The agreement has been reached…

Pape Sow to play for Al Manama

Pape Sow to play for Al Manama

Al Manama basketball team from Bahrain’s Premier League has brought in Senegalese forward Pape Sow (207 cm, Fullerton’02) to replace injured Patrick Simpson. Sow most recently played for Amchit Club…

U18 AfroBasket for Women: Senegal takes title

U18 AfroBasket for Women: Senegal takes title

The host squad Senegal earned the title of U18 AfroBasket for Women Champions with a 55-50 victory over Mali. Mali got out to an early lead finishing the first quarter…

U18 AfroBasket Tournament Team

U18 AfroBasket Tournament Team

All-Tournament Team for the U18 AfroBasket Championships for Men MVP: Saleh Ehab of Egypt Best Scorer: Saleh Ehab of Egypt Best Rebounder: Ndoye Aboulaye of Senegal Best Coach: Madiene Fall…

U18 AfroBasket Championship heads to Semis

U18 AfroBasket Championship heads to Semis

The quarter-finals of the U18 AfroBasket Championships for Men were played Thursday, Aug. 23, in Maputo, Mozambique. Coming out of the quarters to play on Friday in the semi-finals are…

U18 AfroBasket for Men Quarterfinal Schedule Aug. 23

U18 AfroBasket for Men Aug. 23, 2012 Classification Round 12:00 (GMT +2) Morocco – Rwanda Quarterfinals 14:00 Angola – Mali 16:00 Cote d’Ivoire – Ghana 18:00 Mozambique – Senegal 20:00…

Quarterfinals are set in U18 African Championships for Men

Quarterfinals are set in U18 African Championships for Men

The preliminary rounds have been completed and the U18 African Championships for Men have their quarterfinals set and ready to tip off on Thursday, Aug. 23rd in Maputo, Mozambique. In…

Ikaros inks Senegalese Mouhammad Faye

Ikaros announced signing of Mouhammad Faye for the upcoming season. The Senegalese big guy spent the last one with French ProA team Hyeres-Toulon Var Basket. He appeared 28 times in…

Top prospect Kasse stays in Spain

Young Senegalese center Mansour Kasse (207-C-92) will stay in Spain for at least one more year. He penned a deal with LEB Gold team Planasa Navarra. Kasse arrives to the club…