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

04/19/2015

Taylor Honored as Herd Basketball Most Outstanding

Loop, Edmonds, Sane take other top honors at banquet

02/28/2015

Marshall Basketball Postgame Quotes

Marshall 79, Florida Atlantic 63

02/27/2015

Three @HerdMBB Seniors to be Honored on Saturday

Marshall looking for sixth consecutive home win

02/26/2015

Marshall Basketball Postgame Quotes

Marshall 87, FIU 69

02/25/2015

@HerdMBB Set for Final Home Weekend

Men's basketball looking to clinch spot in C-USA Tournament

02/28/2015

Marshall 79, Florida Atlantic 63

Photos from Marshall men's basketball's 79-63 win over Florida Atlantic on Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015.

02/14/2015

Marshall 87, Western Kentucky 82

Photos from Marshall's 87-82 win over Western Kentucky on Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015, at Cam Henderson Center.

02/05/2015

Marshall Men's Basketball vs. Rice

Marshall picked up its third conference win over Rice Thursday, Feb. 5, by a score of 69-55.

01/22/2015

Marshall Men's Basketball vs. UTSA

Marshall basketball lost 68-82 to UTSA Thursday night in the Cam Henderson Center.

01/17/2015

Men's Basketball vs. Florida Atlantic

January 17, 2015

2014-15 (SENIOR): Appeared in all 32 games, making 19 starts … No. 2 rebounder for Marshall with 4.4 per game … No. 3 in blocked shots with a 0.5 average … posted a career-high 16 points while going 7-of-7 from the field and 2-of-2 from the free throw line in the Herd’s season opener against Jacksonville State (Nov. 14) … one point away from a double-double while pulling down a career-high 16 rebounds against WVU Tech (Dec. 18) … grabbed five or more rebounds in 13 games and 10 or more in three games.

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 (2011-2013): 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.