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Gaston Diedhiou
Gaston  Diedhiou

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Dakar, Senegal

High School:
Canarias Academy

Height / Weight:
6-9 / 240

Position:
Forward


02/18/2015

Minnesota Falls to Northwestern, 72-66

Andre Hollins had 12 points on 4-for-11 shooting.

12/19/2014

Morris Lifts Gophers Over Seattle, 92-57

Gophers extend winning streak to six

12/19/2014

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11/19/2015

11.19.15 Basketball vs Temple at Puerto Rico Tip Off

11.19.15 Basketball vs Temple at Puerto Rico Tip Off

03/26/2015

Gaston Diedhiou

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2014-15 | Freshman Season:
Joined the team on December 18 • appeared in 13 games in a reserve role • made collegiate debut at Nebraska, playing five minutes (1/20) • grabbed a rebound against Purdue (2/7) • pulled down an offensive rebound in win at Iowa (2/12) • scored first career basket in seven minutes of action against Northwestern (2/18) • scored two points and two rebounds in win at Michigan State (2/26) • scored two points with two rebounds against Rutgers (3/11 - BTT) • posted two points and two rebounds against Ohio State (3/12 - BTT).

High School:
Played at the Canarias Basketball Academy in Spain under head coach Rob Orellana • prior to that, competed in Andorra along with more than three years in Torrejón, Spain. 

Personal:
Parents are Henriette Diatta and the late Jean Pierre Diedhiou • has four siblings: a twin brother Jean Pascal, and sisters Khady Anna, Marie Emilie, and brother Joe Philips • played soccer before started playing basketball at the age of 14 enjoys hanging out with friends and dancing • major is undecided but plans to major in business.

MORE HEADLINES

Minnesota Falls to Northwestern 82-58

2/4/2016

Jordan Murphy scored 14 points and Nate Mason finished with eight for Minnesota.

Minnesota Falls to No. 19 Indiana, 74-68

1/30/2016

The Golden Gophers took a 67-66 lead with 3:54 to go, but Indiana finished the game on an 8-1 run to seal the win.

Minnesota Falls Short to No. 21 Purdue, 68-64

1/27/2016

Vince Edwards scored 24 points and grabbed eight rebounds to help No. 21 Purdue hang on without freshman standout Caleb Swanigan and beat Minnesota 68-64 on Wednesday night.

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