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Mouhammad Faye
Mouhammad Faye

Hometown:
Dakar, Senegal

High School:
SEED Academy

Height / Weight:
6-10 / 208

Position:
Forward

Birthdate:
09/14/1985

Experience:
1 letter



01/28/2007

Georgia Tech vs. #24 Virginia Tech

Georgia Tech vs. #24 Virginia Tech

12/18/2006

Georgia Tech vs. Centenary (12/18/06)

Georgia Tech vs. Centenary (12/18/06)

12/03/2006

MBB vs. Miami

Georgia Tech vs. Miami - December 3, 2006

11/20/2006

MBB vs. Purdue

Georgia Tech 79, Purdue 61 - November 20, 2006 (photos courtesy of Associated Press)

Mouhammad Faye Photo Gallery

At Tech

> Versatile player labeled Tech's "International Man of Mystery" after coming to Tech last year and red-shirting, a

2007-08

> Played in five games for Tech before taking a leave of absence from the team, then subsequently transferred ... Last game was Dec. 1 at Vanderbilt. > 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 ... Had season highs of four points and five rebounds in 15 minutes at Vanderbilt.

> 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.

> 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 ... Suffered a setback in the summer of 2006 when he injured a ligament in his right wrist during a fall in a June pickup game, but returned in time to play in Tech's exhibition games ... Wrist still affected his ability to shoot the ball late in the season.

2006-07

> Played in all but two games ... Started eight of Tech's nine games before Feb. 3 vs. Clemson ... Played just 35 minutes total in Tech's last 10 games, with a high of nine minutes at Virginia ... Missed NC State game with flu-like symptoms, lost 12 pounds ... Scored in just three of his last 10 games (had five at Virginia).

> Achieved career highs in points and rebounds against Virginia Tech with 17 points (7-of-13 FG) and nine rebounds ... Had one other double-figure game (10 vs. Winston-Salem State).

> Inconsistent as a scorer, but his 7-foot-3 wingspan and his effort were a catalyst for Tech's defense.

> Contributed a key performance in Tech's win over No. 11 Memphis in Maui with seven points (3-4 FG) and six rebounds, including a couple of putbacks during Tech's second-half rally, in just nine minutes.

High School

> Attended the SEED Academy in Dakar ... 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 and the second MVP if 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 ... Majoring in International Affairs.


Faye'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
2006-07 30-8 359 12.0 46 113 .407 10 41 .244 16 34 .471 31 48 79 2.6 51 0 24 36 14 20 118 3.9
2007-08 5-0 57 11.4 5 18 .278 0 4 .000 1 2 .500 4 3 7 1.4 6 0 2 6 0 1 11 2.2
TOTAL 35-8 416 11.9 51 131 .389 10 45 .222 17 36 .472 35 51 86 2.5 57 0 26 42 14 21 129 3.7

Faye 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
2006-07 15-6 156 10.4 21 54 .389 3 16 .188 9 16 .563 14 17 31 2.1 23 0 5 15 8 5 54 3.6
TOTAL 15-6 156 10.4 21 54 .389 3 16 .188 9 16 .563 14 17 31 2.1 23 0 5 15 8 5 54 3.6

Faye Game-by-Game
                                         |---TOTAL---| |---3-PTS---|             |----REBOUNDS----|
2007-08                Date     GS  Min   FG-FGA   Pct 3FG-FGA   Pct  FT-FTA  Pct Off Def  Tot  Avg  PF FO   A  TO Blk Stl  Pts  Avg
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UNC GREENSBORO         11/9/07        5    0-3    .000   0-1    .000   0-0   .000   0   0    0  0.0   2  0   0   1   0   0    0  0.0
vs Charlotte           11/16/07      12    1-2    .500   0-0    .000   1-2   .500   0   2    2  1.0   2  0   0   2   0   0    3  1.5
vs Winthrop            11/18/07      12    1-2    .500   0-1    .000   0-0   .000   0   0    0  0.7   1  0   1   0   0   0    2  1.7
vs Notre Dame          11/19/07      13    1-4    .250   0-1    .000   0-0   .000   0   0    0  0.5   1  0   0   1   0   0    2  1.8
at Vanderbilt          12/1/07       15    2-7    .286   0-1    .000   0-0   .000   4   1    5  1.4   0  0   1   2   0   1    4  2.2

Totals......................... 0 57 5-18 .278 0-4 .000 1-2 .500 4 3 7 1.4 6 0 2 6 0 1 11 2.2

|---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 15 2-5 .400 1-2 .500 2-3 .667 2 2 4 4.0 3 0 1 1 1 1 7 7.0 JACKSON STATE 11/13/06 20 0-3 .000 0-0 .000 1-2 .500 0 1 1 2.5 3 0 1 3 0 0 1 4.0 GEORGIA STATE 11/16/06 19 3-7 .429 1-4 .250 1-2 .500 1 3 4 3.0 3 0 5 1 1 3 8 5.3 vs Purdue 11/20/06 11 2-3 .667 0-1 .000 0-0 .000 1 2 3 3.0 1 0 1 2 0 0 4 5.0 vs Memphis 11/21/06 9 3-4 .750 0-1 .000 1-5 .200 4 2 6 3.6 1 0 1 2 0 0 7 5.4 vs UCLA 11/22/06 16 0-3 .000 0-1 .000 0-0 .000 0 2 2 3.3 3 0 0 1 1 1 0 4.5 PENN STATE 11/28/06 12 2-3 .667 1-2 .500 0-0 .000 1 3 4 3.4 0 0 2 2 0 0 5 4.6 at Miami 12/3/066 12 1-4 .250 0-1 .000 1-3 .333 1 0 1 3.1 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 4.4 at Vanderbilt 12/9/06 3 0-1 .000 0-1 .000 0-0 .000 0 0 0 2.8 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 3.9 CENTENARY 12/18/06 12 2-2 1.000 1-1 1.000 0-0 .000 1 0 1 2.6 3 0 1 1 0 0 5 4.0 GEORGIA 12/22/06 15 0-1 .000 0-1 .000 0-0 .000 0 2 2 2.5 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 3.6 TROY 12/28/06 17 4-10 .400 1-4 .250 0-0 .000 2 3 5 2.8 2 0 1 1 1 2 9 4.1 SAINT FRANCIS PA 12/30/06 * 22 3-8 .375 1-4 .250 1-2 .500 2 4 6 3.0 4 0 0 3 2 5 8 4.4 WINSTON-SALEM STATE 1/3/07 * 26 4-9 .444 1-3 .333 1-4 .250 3 6 9 3.4 0 0 5 0 0 1 10 4.8 at Clemson 1/6/07 * 16 3-5 .600 0-0 .000 1-3 .333 3 1 4 3.5 4 0 0 4 0 0 7 4.9 DUKE 1/10/07 * 22 2-7 .286 1-3 .333 0-0 .000 1 6 7 3.7 2 0 0 3 0 1 5 4.9 FLORIDA STATE 1/13/07 * 10 1-3 .333 0-1 .000 2-2 1.000 0 1 1 3.5 2 0 2 3 1 2 4 4.9 at North Carolina 1/20/07 11 2-6 .333 0-2 .000 0-0 .000 1 2 3 3.5 4 0 0 0 2 0 4 4.8 at Maryland 1/24/07 * 14 0-2 .000 0-1 .000 0-0 .000 1 2 3 3.5 2 0 0 3 1 0 0 4.6 VIRGINIA TECH 1/28/07 * 27 7-13 .538 1-3 .333 2-3 .667 7 2 9 3.8 2 0 1 1 0 1 17 5.2 at Wake Forest 1/30/07 * 15 3-7 .429 0-2 .000 0-1 .000 0 1 1 3.6 1 0 1 0 1 1 6 5.2 CLEMSON 2/3/07 1 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 0 0 0 3.5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5.0 vs Connecticut 2/11/07 2 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 0 1 1 3.3 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 4.8 at Florida State 2/13/07 3 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 0 1 1 3.3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.6 at Duke 1/18/07 1 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 0 0 0 3.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.4 WAKE FOREST 2/21/07 3 1-2 .500 0-0 .000 1-2 .500 0 0 0 3.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 4.3 at Virginia 2/24/07 9 1-2 .500 1-2 .500 2-2 1.000 0 0 0 2.9 0 0 0 0 2 0 5 4.4 NORTH CAROLINA 3/1/07 5 0-1 .000 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 0 1 1 2.8 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 4.2 BOSTON COLLEGE 3/4/07 7 0-2 .000 0-1 .000 0-0 .000 0 0 0 2.7 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 4.1 vs Wake Forest 3/8/07 4 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 0-0 .000 0 0 0 2.6 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.9

Totals......................... 8 359 46-113 .407 10-41 .244 16-34 .471 31 48 79 2.6 51 0 24 36 14 20 118 3.9

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