Mawdo Sallah #1
Hometown: Latri Kunda, Gambia
College: Kansas St. University
The Bulldogs announce the signing of former Kansas St. and Mt. St. Mary's player Mawdo Sallah.
Sallah, a 6'9 center from Gambia, bring size and athleticism to the team from the center position. He last played at Kansas St. He saw action in 21 games, averaging 7.7 minutes per game off the bench… Played a season-best 23 minutes against Arizona State (11/23/17) in the Las Vegas Invitational… Also played 20 minutes in a win over UMKC (11/14/17)… In all, he played double-digit minutes on 7 occasions.
At Mount St. Mary’s University he saw action in 51 games with 38 starts from 2014-17… Played in all 36 games with 35 starts as a redshirt sophomore in 2016-17. Helped Mount St. Mary’s capture both the Northeast Conference regular-season and tournament championships and earn a trip to the NCAA Tournament with a 20-16 overall record and 14-4 mark in league play as a redshirt sophomore in 2016-17… The Mountaineers defeated New Orleans, 67-66, in the First Four on March 14 in Dayton, Ohio, before losing to top-seeded Villanova, 76-56, in the NCAA First Round on March 16 in Buffalo, N.Y.
In High School, he lettered twice at Broadfording Christian Academy in Hagerstown, Md. … Helped the Lions to a 47-20 overall record his last two seasons, including a 29-8 mark and the NCSAA (National Christian School Athletic Association) Championship with a 63-38 win over IMG Academy on March 2, 2013 as a senior.