Moussa Mbaye

#21 Moussa Mbaye

Pos. F/C
Ht. 6'9"
Wt. 230
Yr. Jr.
Hometown Dakar, Senegal
High School [Prev. School] Life Center [N.J.] Academy

2005-2006: Appeared in 18 games, making two starts ... missed most of first month of season and a four-game stretch in February with injuries ... scored six points in win at Centenary Dec. 29 on 3-of-4 shooting ... grabbed five rebounds in victory over Longwood Jan. 7 ... followed with a season-high seven rebounds (three offensive) in win against Oral Roberts Jan. 9 ... earned starts at Chicago State Jan. 19 and at Southern Utah Jan. 21 ... pulled down four offensive boards against the Cougars ... played a season-high 16 minutes against IUPUI Jan. 28, recording four points, four rebounds, and two blocked shots ... tallied a season-best eight points on 4-of-5 shooting in home win over Centenary Feb. 2 ... hit both shots from the field in win against Southern Utah Feb. 4 ... played 16 minutes at Oral Roberts Feb. 25 ... notched seven points on 3-of-5 shooting in conference tournament win over Southern Utah Mar. 5 ... shot .514 from the field for the season.

2004-2005: Saw action in 30 games, including starts in 20 consecutive games from Dec. 11 to Feb. 14 ... grabbed five rebounds in season opener at Cincinnati Nov. 19 ... recorded eight points on 4-of-6 shooting against Charlotte Nov. 27 ... took full advantage of first career start against UW-Milwaukee Dec. 11, hitting all four of his shots from the field for eight points and ripping down eight rebounds while playing a career-high 31 minutes ... tallied eight rebounds in game at #1 Illinois Dec. 19 ... scored six points against Northern Iowa Dec. 30 ... pulled down seven rebounds in home game against Oral Roberts Jan. 8 ... scored a career-high nine points and registered six rebounds at Oakland Jan. 10 ... hit all four free throws he attempted at IUPUI Feb. 3 ... scored four points and recorded career-best nine rebounds in 17 minutes off the bench at Oral Roberts Feb. 26 ... averaged 3.3 points and 4.2 rebounds per game ... led team with 12 blocked shots.

2003-2004: Played in 27 games off the bench as a freshman ... hit first three career field goal attempts (one apiece versus Arkansas-Monticello, South Florida, and Cincinnati) ... scored four points and snagged season-best six rebounds against Louisiana-Lafayette Dec. 28 ... played a season-high 18 minutes at IUPUI Jan. 15 ... hit all four of his free throw attempts and pulled down five rebounds, three offensive, against Western Illinois Jan. 17 ... grabbed five rebounds versus Southern Utah Jan. 24 ... scored season-high five points against Oakland Jan. 29 and at Western Illinois Jan. 31 ... shot .737 from the free throw line for the season ... third on team in blocked shots.

Prep: Attended Life Center Academy in Burlington, New Jersey as a senior ... rated as a potential top 100 player by Hoop Scoop magazine in 2003 ... averaged a double-double (13 ppg; 10 rpg) as a senior while adding four assists and three steals per game ... captained Senegal's Under-21 National Team.

Personal: Moussa is the son of Fatoumata Bintou Gueye and Ndiagne Mbaye ... major is sports management ... born October 18, 1984.