Aliou Kane
Aliou Kane

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Dallas, Texas

High School:
Blue Ridge (Va.) Academy

Last College:
Minnesota/Collin County C.C.

Height / Weight:
6-10 / 245

Position:
Center

Experience:
JR-TR


Previous Junior College Career
• Competed for Collin County Community College during the 2004-05 season, helping the team to an 18-12 record.
• Appeared in 29 of the team's 30 games, earning 28 starting assignments.
• Averaged 6.7 points and 4.8 rebounds per game on the year.
• Shot a team-best 59.2 percent from the field, making 87-of-147 shot attempts.
• Finished third on the team in rebounds with 138, which included 91 defensive boards.
• Ranked 28th among all junior college players in the 2005 class by Hoop Scoop.
• Selected to attend TCU over SMU, Texas A&M and St. John's.

Previous Division I College Career
• Attended the University of Minnesota for two years, earning one season of experience in the Big 10 Conference.
• Averaged 0.5 points and 0.6 rebounds per game in 17 games in the 2003-04 campaign.
• Sat out his true freshman season of 2002-03 as a redshirt.

High School Career
• Earned first team all-state and all-conference honors during his junior and senior seasons at Blue Ridge Prep School in Dyke, Va.
• Was a four-star prospect coming out of high school.
• Ranked 75th nationally in the class of 2002 by the Recruiting Services Consensus Index (RSCI), which takes into account all major recruiting servives.
• Was tabbed 86th nationally by Bob Gibbons' All-Star Report, while College Basketball News pegged him as the country's No. 88 recruit.
• Invited to the 2001 Nike All-America Camp.


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