Tennessee signs junior college center Ndiaye

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Rawane Ndiaye, a 6-foot-10 center from Indian Hills Community College, is the newest member of Tennessee's recruiting class.

Tennessee announced Thursday through a university release that Ndiaye had signed a letter of intent with the Volunteers. Tennessee coach Cuonzo Martin said Ndiaye would “bring a level of physicality and toughness to our frontcourt.”

Martin said Ndiaye has lost close to 80 pounds over the last two years. Ndiaye now weighs 270.

A broken foot limited him to 15 games last season for Indian Hills, located in Ottumwa, Iowa. He averaged 2.9 points and 3.5 rebounds per game.

Ndiaye will be a junior during the 2013-14 season. He joins a recruiting class that already included swingman A.J. Davis and guards Robert Hubbs, Travon Landry and Darius Thompson.

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s