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Mouhammad Faye
Mouhammad Faye

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Dakar, Senegal

High School:
SEEDS Academy

Last College:
Georgia Tech

Height / Weight:
6-9 / 215

Position:
Forward

Experience:
2L-TR

Major:
Foreign Languages


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Career Stats Through 2009-10 Get Acrobat Reader

2009-10 Stats Get Acrobat Reader

2009-10 (Senior): Played in 28 games with 15 starts...averaged career bests of 10.7 points and 5.3 rebounds while shooting 45.0% from the field...In league play, he averaged 10.0 points and 4.6 rebounds while improving to 48.6% FGs and 42.9% (18-42) on 3FGs...Team Awards: Good Plays...Team Rankings: 2nd in rebounds (5.33), 3rd in scoring (10.7), 2nd in blocked shots (16, 0.6)...In league play, 3rd in scoring (10.0), 2nd in rebounds (4.6), 1st in 3FG% (.429, 18-42), 2nd in FG% (.486, 51-105)...Conference USA Rankings: 22nd in scoring (10.7) and 18th in rebounds (5.3)...Injury: Missed two games with a shoulder sprain (1/6 at UTEP, 1/9 N.C. Central)...Game Highlights: Added 13 points and a team-high 8 rebounds at Tulsa 3/3...Had his second double-double with 11 pts and 10 rebounds in the win vs. Houston 2/27...Game-high 18 points (6-10 FG, 3-6 3FG) with 4 rebounds and 2 steals at Memphis 2/20...Scored 15 points on 5-8 FG and 3-6 3FG with 5 rebounds, 2 assists, and a steal in the win against Rice 2/17...Game-highs of 19 points and 9 rebounds on 7-11 shooting vs. UTEP 2/10...Totaled 6 points and 6 rebounds in 20 minutes of the win over Memphis 1/30...Team-high 17 points with 6 rebounds vs. Tulsa 1/13...Totaled 13 points, 7 rebounds, 3 assists, and a block at Texas State 1/2...Had 17 points, 5 rebounds, 2 assists, and a steal vs. College of Charleston 12/23...Scored 15 points with 8 rebounds and 3 blocks vs. Texas State 12/7...First career double-double with 11 points and 12 rebounds as well as a career-high tying 3 blocks vs. TCU 12/2...Team-high 18 points with 7 rebounds against Florida Gulf Coast 11/21...Team-highs of 21 points (8-11 FG, 3-3 3FG) and 6 rebounds and one block against Texas A&M 11/16.

SUMMER 2009 (Senegal National Team): Played for Senegal in the 25th FIBA African Championships from Aug. 5-15 in Tripoli, Libya...Senegal went 5-4 for the championship and finished in seventh place...The team was 3-0 in Group C winning the group and advancing to the Round of Eight Qualifying...The Senegalese won Group F with 10 points at 4-2 through the first two stages, getting a No. 1 seed in the quarterfinal...The team finished seventh with losses in the first two games and a win over Mali in the 7th-place contest...Stats & Rankings: Faye averaged 17.3 points for the tournament to finish seventh among all 187 participants...Boniface Ndong led Senegal with 19.0 points per game and was fourth in the championship....Faye also averaged 3.8 rebounds per game and shot 46.7 percent from the field...Africa Game Highlights/Results (Faye stats): Group C: Wins group with 3-0 record...Aug. 5 - W 95-68 vs. Congo (22 pts, 7 rebs, 1 stl, 7-16 FG, 2-5 3FG, 6-9 FT)...Aug. 6 - W 82-69 vs. Central African Republic (19 pts, 1 reb, 2ast, 1 stl, 9-11 FG, 1-2 3FG, 0-1 FT)...Aug. 7 - W 67-65 vs. Cameroon (13 pts, 5 rebs, 1 ast, 1 stl, 4-18 FG, 0-6 3FG, 5-6 FT)...Round of Eight Qualifying Stage Group F: Wins group with 10 points, 4-2 record...Aug. 9 - L 72-59 vs. Rwanda (17 pts, 3 rebs, 1 stl, 3-10 FG, 2-5 3FG, 9-11 FT)...Aug. 10 - L 75-73 vs. Morocco (18 pts, 5 rebs, 4 ast, 1 stl, 7-13 FG, 2-6 3FG, 2-6 FT)...Aug. 11 - W 73-65 vs. Tunisia (13 pts, 4 rebs, 1 stl, 6-10 FG, 1-4 3FG, 0-0 FT)...Quarterfinal Round: Finishes in seventh place...Aug. 13 - L 84-78 vs. Ivory Coast (22 pts, 4 rebs, 3 ast, 1 stl, 9-13 FG, 3-6 3FG, 1-2 FT)...Aug. 14 - L 76-58 vs. Nigeria (16 pts, 2 rebs, 1 ast, 2 stls, 1 blk, 6-17 FG, 0-7 3FG, 4-5 FT)...Aug. 15 - W 74-63 vs. Mali (16 pts, 3 rebs, 1 ast, 1 stl, 5-12 FG, 2-6 3FG, 4-4 FT)...Qualification: The Senegalese received a wild card invitation to the 16-nation field and were placed in Group C with Cameroon, Central Africa Republic and Congo...team received the wild card from the Zone 2 qualifying event from May 15-20 in Mali....The squad played exhibition games in Qatar, Italy, and Mali between the qualifying Zone 2 qualifier and the African Championships...Game Highlights/Results: Faye was Senegal's leading scorer with 19 points in a 61-58 win over Mali on June 12...Senegal split two games with Mali during Zone 2 action and Mali received the the automatic berth to the African Championship from Zone 2.

2008-09 Season Stats Get Acrobat Reader

2008-09 (Junior): Played in 23 games with 21 starts...averaged 9.6 points and 5.2 rebounds...scored in double figures 10 times...Transfer: missed the first seven games due to transfer rule...first game was at Texas A&M on Dec. 17...Team Rankings: 2nd in rebounds (5.2), 2nd in blocked shots (13, 0.6), 2nd in FT Pct (.703), 3rd in scoring (9.6), 3rd in assists (1.0), 4th in minutes (26.7)...Conference USA Rankings: 18th in rebounds (5.2)...In league play, T-14th in rebounds (5.9), 14th in defensive rebounds (4.31)...Game Highlights: Had 10 points and 4 boards in the C-USA Tournament opener vs. Houston 3/11...Team-high 18 points (6-9 FG, 3-4 3FG, 3-4 FT) with 6 rebounds and 2 assists vs. Southern Miss 3/4...Grabbed a career-best 15 rebounds with 7 points, 2 assists, and a steal; hit game-tying basket with 27 seconds left; in 61-58 (ot) loss at UTEP 2/25...Added 7 points, 9 rebounds, a block and an assist at UAB (78-75 loss) 2/14...Had a career-best 13 rebounds with 9 points and 3 steals against Houston 2/11...Added 10 points on 3-5 FG and 4 rebounds vs. Cal State-Bakersfield 2/7...Scored 14 points with new season-highs of 7 rebounds (5 off.) and 4 assists vs. [14] Memphis 2/4...Team-high 17 points, scoring 14 on 6-9 FG in the second half; also had 5 boards and 2 blocks at Marshall 1/21...Scored 19 points, including 15 in the second half, with 2 assists in C-USA opener vs. UTEP 1/10...Set new career-high with 23 points on 8-10 FG, 3-4 3FG, and 4-5 FT vs. TAMU-CC 12/31...Had 5 points, 5 boards, and 2 blocks, all in the second half, against UTSA 12/29...Had 9 points (4-8 FG), 3 rebounds, 2 steals, a block, and an assist in 24 minutes in his SMU debut at Texas A&M 12/17.

2007-08 (SMU): Enrolled on Jan. 15 and began practicing with the Mustangs.

2007-08 (RS-SO at Georgia Tech): Played in five games for Georgia Tech ... Last game was Dec. 1 at Vanderbilt, where he had four points and five rebounds in 15 minutes...average 2.2 points and 1.4 rebounds in 11.4 minutes...Played double-digit minutes in all three games of the Paradise Jam, contributing his 7-foot-3 wingspan as a disrupter on the defensive end.

SUMMER 2007 (Senegal National Team): Played for the Senegal National Team in the FIBA Africa Championship in August, but his team did not qualify for the 2008 Olympics ... Averaged 12.0 points per game (19-for-34 FG), scoring 22 in a win over South Africa and 20 vs. Morocco...Played alongside SMU center Bamba Fall.

2006-07 (FR at Georgia Tech): Played in 30 of 32 games with eight starts... Average 7.0 points and 4.8 rebounds in the 10-game stretch that included his eight starts...Had season highs of 17 points (7-13 FG) and nine rebounds against Virginia Tech on Jan. 28...scored 10 points with nine rebounds vs. Winston-Salem State. ..Contributed a key performance in Tech's win over No. 11 Memphis in Maui with seven points (3-4 FG) and six rebounds, in just nine minutes.

2005-06 (RS-FR at Georgia Tech): Sat out the 2005-06 season due to a delay in translation of his academic transcripts, but was cleared to join the team for practice following fall semester.

Prep: Attended the SEED Academy in Dakar, Senegal and was there at the same time as SMU teammate Papa Dia ... Was a member of the Senegalese under-20 national team in 2004 and the under-18 national team in 2002...Also played for the U.S. Rail club team, which won the Senegalese national championship in 2005, and was the team's MVP of the Senegal Championship ... Played three years for the Joanne D'Arc Daker team...Also named MVP of the Big Man Camp in Senegal in 2005.

Personal: Full name is Mouhammad Faye ... Born September 14, 1985, in Dakar ... Son of Demba and Mame Youmane Niang Faye ... Youngest of five children ... Oldest brother Assane played college basketball at New Hampshire ... Enjoys computers, music and swimming.

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