21 Bakary Konaté  
Bakary  Konaté

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Bamako, Mali

High School:
Sunrise Christian Academy

Height / Weight:
6-11 / 225

Position:
Center


12/19/2014

Morris Lifts Gophers Over Seattle, 92-57

Gophers extend winning streak to six

03/26/2015

Bakary Konate

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02/21/2015

Minnesota vs. Wisconsin (USATSI)

Gophers Fall to No. 5 Wisconsin, 63-53

12/22/2014

UM Men's Basketball vs Furman 12.22.14

UM Men's Basketball vs Furman 12.22.14

12/10/2014

Minnesota vs. Southern

Minnesota vs. Southern men's basketball

11/20/2014

Basketball vs Franklin Pierce 11.20.14

Basketball vs Franklin Pierce 11.20.14

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Konate Career Stats and Highs Get Acrobat Reader

2014-15 | Freshman Season:
Appeared in 25 games in a reserve role · was third among teammates in field goal shooting (.543) and fourth in blocks (10) · made collegiate debut against Louisville, scoring two points and a rebound (11/14) · Recorded two rebounds and a block vs. Western Kentucky (11/18) · scored six points, four steals, three rebounds and one block vs. Franklin Pierce (11/20) · contributed two points, a rebound, one steal and a block vs. North Dakota (12/8) · scored six points, six rebounds, and one steal vs. Southern (12/10) · posted season highs of nine points, eight rebounds, two assists and two blocks against Seattle (12/19) · scored four points, three rebounds, one block and an assist vs. Furman (12/22) · recorded two rebounds, one block and a steal vs. UNCW (12/27) · scored two points, one rebound and an assist vs. Rutgers (1/17) · posted seven rebounds, two points and one block at Nebraska (1/20) · recorded three points, two rebounds and a steal vs. Illinois (1/24) · grabbed four rebounds and scored two points at Wisconsin (2/21) · posted four rebounds, two points, two assists, one block and a steal in win at Michigan State (2/26) · scored seven points, four rebounds, one block and a steal vs. Wisconsin (3/5) · scored four points with two rebounds vs. Rutgers (3/11 - BTT).

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 Konaté · 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.