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Overview: First player from the country of Senegal to play for the Tigers...signed in the spring of 2013 after an intense recruiting battle, he chose Clemson over offers from Cincinnati and Memphis...provides the Clemson frontcourt with significant size, and should serve in a backup role to starting center Landry Nnoko...has the ability to help immediately on the glass and defensively...played in the U.S. the last two seasons of high school, at a private school in Fayetteville, NC...also played AAU basketball for the Upward Stars...recruited to Clemson by Assistant Coach Earl Grant...name is pronounced SIH-dee zhih-TAY...majoring in engineering.

In High School: Three-star prospect according to the national recruiting services...ranked as the 13th-best prospect in the state of North Carolina by ESPNU...Fayetteville Observer Cape Fear Region Player of the Year as a senior when he averaged 17 points, 12 rebounds and three blocked shots per game...Player of the Year and Tournament MVP in the Carolina Christian Conference (CCC), he led Northwood Temple to a 28-11 overall record and CCC regular season and tournament titles...helped team to NCISAA Final Four...first-team all-state and a McDonald’s High School All-America nominee...selected to play in the Southeast Elite 24 All-Star Game...also earned a varsity letter in soccer...coached by Chris Lattimer...born 4/11/94.


*Courtesy Clemson Media Guide

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