5  Cheikh Sane
Cheikh Sane
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Dakar, Senegal

High School:
SEEDS

Last College:
Snow College (Utah)

Height / Weight:
6-9 / 225

Position:
F

Experience:
TR

11/18/2014

Marshall Men's Basketball Postgame Quotes

Marshall 87, WVU Tech 65

11/14/2014

Marshall Men's Basketball Post Game Player Quotes

Marshall 74, Jacksonville State 55

02/21/2014

League-Leading Blue Raiders to Face Herd

CSS to air men's basketball afternoon contest

02/20/2014

Marshall Back Home to Host UAB

Men's basketball returns home after three games away

02/15/2014

Herd Downs Charlotte on the Road

Men's basketball rallies from 11 down to collect 59-56 win

12/06/2014

Men's Basketball vs. Penn State

Marshall lost a tough battle against Penn State on Saturday, Dec. 6 by a score of 73-69.

12/01/2014

Men's Basketball vs. South Carolina

Photos from Marshall men's basketball's 77-59 loss to South Carolina on Monday, Dec. 1, 2014.

11/28/2014

Cleveland State 68, Marshall 59

Marshall lost to Cleveland State on Friday by a score of 68-59.

11/16/2014

Marshall Men's Basketball vs. Savannah State

Marshall 66, Savannah State 41

11/14/2014

Men's Basketball vs. Jacksonville State

Marshall vs. Jacksonville State, Nov. 14, 2014. Season Opener.

2013-14 (JUNIOR):Played in 31 of 33 games ... Made 20 starts on the year ... In his first season at Marshall, the junior transfer finished the season with 3.2 points per game and 5.0 rebounds per game ... He had the best performance of his career vs. Tulane (Feb. 9) with 11 points after going 3-of-4 from the field and 5-of-6 from the free-throw line ... Recorded five or more rebounds in 16 games and 10 or more in two games on the year ... Finished as the team leader in blocks with 27, which ranks 27th in the Marshall record books for blocks in a single season.

AT SNOW COLLEGE: Averaged 10.4 points, 9.0 rebounds and 1.7 blocks per game while shooting 53.8 percent from the field as a sophomore... An All-Region 18 and All-Scenic West Athletic Conference First Team selection... Helped Snow College to a 20-11 record as a sophomore... Averaged 7.0 points, 6.1 rebounds and 0.9 blocks per game while shooting 46 percent from the field as a freshman and led his team to a 23-9 record as a freshman

PRIOR TO SNOW COLLEGE: Attended grades 9-12 at a college-preparatory boarding school called SEEDS (Sports for Education and Economic Development in Senegal).... "SEEDS uses sports as a vehicle to inspire, empower, and support a holistic development of promising African youth, preparing them to become global citizens and lead positive transformation in Senegal, Africa, and the world... Other products of SEEDS playing college basketball include former Huntington Prep player Papa Dia (SMU), Gorgui Dieng (Louisville), Baye Keita (Syracuse), Cheikh Mbodj (Cincinnati), Assane Sene (Virginia), Youssou Ndoye (St. Bonaventure) and Azia N'Diaye (Washington)

PERSONAL:Born May 4, 1992... Son of Samsidine Sane (father) and Bintou Badji (mother)... Has two younger sisters, two older brothers and one younger brother... Speaks three languages: English, French, Diola (sounds like zshola) and Woluf... Name pronounced SHEK SAW-nay