21 Bakary Konate  
Bakary Konate

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Bamako, Mali

High School:
Sunrise Christian Academy

Height / Weight:
6-11 / 225

Position:
Center


11/14/2014

Game Preview: Minnesota vs. Louisville

The Gophers open the season at the ESPN Armed Forces Classic in Puerto Rico.

11/20/2014

Basketball vs Franklin Pierce 11.20.14

Basketball vs Franklin Pierce 11.20.14

High School:
A graduate of IES La Vega de San Jose in Grand Canary Island, Spain • spent one year at Sunrise Basketball Academy but did not compete in any games • was a four-year high school starter, averaging nine rebounds, 7.5 points and one block per game • played in the Adidas Nations Basketball Tournament in Chicago as part of Team Mali • competed internationally at 15 years old for Club Baloncesto Gran Canaria in Spain • named MVP of the U-16 Spanish Clubs Championships at the 2009 Nike International Junior Tournament in Berlin.

Personal:
Son of Seydou and Oumou Konate • born Dec. 15, 1993 • is one of 14 siblings • has three brothers who played college basketball in the United States: Ibrahim (Boston University), Lassana (LeMoyne-Owen) and Fousseini(LeMoyne-Owen) • hobbies include watching movies and dancing • plans to major in business management.