Bakary Konaté
Bakary  Konaté


Bamako, Mali

High School:
Sunrise Christian Academy

Height / Weight:
6-11 / 235



Morris Lifts Gophers Over Seattle, 92-57

Gophers extend winning streak to six


11.19.15 Basketball vs Temple at Puerto Rico Tip Off

11.19.15 Basketball vs Temple at Puerto Rico Tip Off


Louisiana Monroe

Game 2 Men's Gopher Basketball


Minnesota 76, UMKC 58

Joey King hit six 3-pointers and scored a career-high 22 points and Minnesota pulled away from Missouri-Kansas City in the second half for a 76-58 victory


Bakary Konate

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Minnesota vs. Wisconsin (USATSI)

Gophers Fall to No. 5 Wisconsin, 63-53

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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.

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.


Minnesota Falls Short to Texas Tech, 81-68


Carlos Morris and Joey King each scored 15 points to lead the Gophers (3-2).

Minnesota holds off Missouri State 74-69


Joey King scored 18 points to help Minnesota beat Missouri State 74-69 in Friday's consolation bracket at the Puerto Rico Tipoff.

Minnesota Falls To Temple 75-70


Nate Mason led the Golden Gophers with 20 points in Puerto Rico.

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