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Paco Diaw
Paco Diaw

Hometown:
Dakar, Senegal

High School:
Greater Atlanta Adventist Academy

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 185

Position:
Guard

Birthdate:
04/12/1985

Experience:
2 letters



At Tech

> Athletic, agile performer who played two seasons as a reserve guard before transferring ... Excellent passer and defensive player played on the wing or at the point > Is 22 years old, but has played organized basketball only five years.

2006-07

> Played in eight games, only limited minutes, appearing in just one ACC game (North Carolina on Jan. 20).

> Scored four points against Jackson State, two each against St. Francis and Winston-Salem State ... Season-high six minutes against St. Francis.

2005-06

> Saw extended minutes in the nine games before Tech's Jan. 21 loss to Clemson, including 22 against Bethune-Cookman and 19 against Vanderbilt due in part to Mario West's injury ... Scored a season-high six points with a season-high five rebounds and three assists against Bethune-Cookman ... Dished a career-best eight assists against Vanderbilt, and had four assists and four rebounds at Centenary.

> Appeared only briefly in the final 13 games of the season.

> Started for the first time against Jacksonville (3 points, 1-2 FG, 1 assist) and also at Air Force ... Played sparingly in Tech's first six games (did not play against Michigan State or Virginia) before playing 13 minutes off the bench against Tennessee State (13 minutes, 4 assists) ... That performance earned him the start against Jacksonville.

High School

> Attended Greater Atlanta Adventist Academy in 2004-05 and played basketball for coach Jerry Moore.

> Averaged 26.3 points, seven rebounds and five assists a game for a team that went 30-3 and won the ACCE conference championship ... Scored a season-high 47 points with 11 rebounds and 10 assists against North Atlanta High School in the state playoffs ... Was MVP of the Martin Luther King Junior Tournament.

> Prior to that, was a member of Senegal's under-20 national team.

Personal

> Full name is Papa Saliou Diaw ... Prefers to be called "Paco" ... First name rhymes with "taco" ... Last name pronounced "DEE-ow" ... Born April 12, 1985 in Dakar ... Son of Issa and Marie Diaw ... Youngest of nine children, his older brother Boris plays for the Phoenix Suns ... Enjoys movies, video games and Falcons games ... Majoring in International Affairs ... Speaks four languages (French, Spanish, English and his native language of Wolof).


Diaw's Career Statistics

Minutes Total 3-Point F-Throws Rebounds
Year gp-gs min avg fg fga pct fg fga pct ft fta pct off def tot avg pf fo ast t/o blk stl pts avg
2005-06 19-2 135 7.1 6 14 .429 1 1 1.000 3 5 .600 6 12 18 0.9 24 2 23 20 3 3 16 0.8
2006-07 8-0 26 3.3 2 8 .250 0 1 .000 4 5 .800 4 6 10 1.3 0 0 2 2 1 2 8 1.0
TOTAL 27-2 161 6.0 8 22 .364 1 2 .500 7 10 .700 10 18 28 1.0 24 2 25 22 4 5 24 0.9

Diaw in ACC Games

Minutes Total 3-Point F-Throws Rebounds
Year gp-gs min avg fg fga pct fg fga pct ft fta pct off def tot avg pf fo ast t/o blk stl pts avg
2005-06 8-0 30 3.8 1 1 1.000 0 0 .000 1 2 .500 0 4 4 0.5 11 1 3 7 0 0 3 0.4
2006-07 1-0 1 1.0 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
TOTAL 9-0 31 3.4 1 1 1.000 0 0 .000 1 2 .500 0 4 4 0.4 11 1 3 7 0 0 3 0.3

Diaw Game-by-Game
                                         |---TOTAL---| |---3-PTS---|             |----REBOUNDS----|
2005-06                Date     GS  Min   FG-FGA   Pct 3FG-FGA   Pct  FT-FTA  Pct Off Def  Tot  Avg  PF FO   A  TO Blk Stl  Pts  Avg
------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
UNC-ASHEVILLE          11/18/05       3    0-0    .000   0-0    .000   0-0   .000   0   0    0  0.0   1  0   0   1   0   0    0  0.0
ELON                   11/21/05       3    0-0    .000   0-0    .000   0-0   .000   1   0    1  0.5   0  0   0   0   0   0    0  0.0
ILLINOIS-CHICAGO       11/25/05       2    0-0    .000   0-0    .000   0-0   .000   0   0    0  0.3   0  0   0   0   1   0    0  0.0
at Georgia             12/07/05       2    0-0    .000   0-0    .000   0-0   .000   0   0    0  0.3   0  0   0   0   0   0    0  0.0
TENNESSEE STATE        12/10/05      13    0-1    .000   0-0    .000   0-0   .000   2   0    2  0.6   2  0   4   2   1   0    0  0.0
JACKSONVILLE           12/22/05  *   11    1-2    .500   1-1   1.000   0-0   .000   0   1    1  0.7   3  0   1   0   0   0    3  0.5
at Air Force           12/28/05  *   11    0-0    .000   0-0    .000   0-0   .000   0   0    0  0.6   0  0   0   3   0   0    0  0.4
BETHUNE-COOKMAN        12/31/05      22    2-5    .400   0-0    .000   2-3   .667   3   2    5  1.1   5  1   3   1   1   1    6  1.1
VANDERBILT             1/3/06        19    1-2    .500   0-0    .000   0-0   .000   0   1    1  1.1   2  0   8   4   0   0    2  1.2
BOSTON COLLEGE         1/8/06        10    1-1   1.000   0-0    .000   1-2   .500   0   1    1  1.1   2  0   0   0   0   0    3  1.4
at Centenary           1/10/06       18    1-3    .333   0-0    .000   0-0   .000   0   4    4  1.4   0  0   4   2   0   2    2  1.5
at NC State            1/14/06        6    0-0    .000   0-0    .000   0-0   .000   0   0    0  1.3   1  0   2   1   0   0    0  1.3
at Wake Forest         1/18/06        9    0-0    .000   0-0    .000   0-0   .000   0   0    0  1.2   5  1   1   4   0   0    0  1.2
MARYLAND               1/25/06        0    0-0    .000   0-0    .000   0-0   .000   0   0    0  1.1   0  0   0   0   0   0    0  1.1
at Boston College      1/29/06        2    0-0    .000   0-0    .000   0-0   .000   0   2    2  1.1   1  0   0   0   0   0    0  1.1
at Florida State       2/9/06         0    0-0    .000   0-0    .000   0-0   .000   0   1    1  1.1   0  0   0   0   0   0    0  1.0
at North Carolina      2/1506         3    0-0    .000   0-0    .000   0-0   .000   0   0    0  1.1   2  0   0   2   0   0    0  0.9
DUKE                   2/22/06        0    0-0    .000   0-0    .000   0-0   .000   0   0    0  1.0   0  0   0   0   0   0    0  0.9
vs Maryland            3/9/06         1    0-0    .000   0-0    .000   0-0   .000   0   0    0  0.9   0  0   0   0   0   0    0  0.8

Totals......................... 2 135 6-14 .429 1-1 1.000 3-5 .600 6 12 18 0.9 24 2 23 20 3 3 16 0.8

|---TOTAL---| |---3-PTS---| |----REBOUNDS----| 2006-07 Date GS Min FG-FGA Pct 3FG-FGA Pct FT-FTA Pct Off Def Tot Avg PF FO A TO Blk Stl Pts Avg ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ ELON 11/10/06 2 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 0 1 1 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.0 JACKSON STATE 11/13/06 3 1-2 .500 0-0 .000 2-2 1.000 2 0 2 1.5 0 0 0 1 0 1 4 2.0 GEORGIA STATE 11/16/06 3 0-3 .000 0-1 .000 0-0 .000 0 1 1 1.3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1.3 CENTENARY 12/18/06 3 0-1 .000 0-0 .000 0-1 .000 0 1 1 1.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 TROY 12/28/06 4 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 0 1 1 1.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.8 SAINT FRANCIS PA 12/30/06 6 1-1 1.000 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 1 1 2 1.3 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 1.0 WINSTON-SALEM STATE 1/3/07 4 0-1 .000 0-0 .000 2-2 1.000 1 1 2 1.4 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 1.1 at North Carolina 1/20/07 1 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 0 0 0 1.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.0

Totals......................... 0 26 2-8 .250 0-1 .000 4-5 .800 4 6 10 1.3 0 0 2 2 1 2 8 1.0

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