Eastern falls again to UC Irvine, Ndiaye's presence
His stat line isn’t overwhelming, but the imposing presence of 7-foot-6 Mamadou Ndiaye and his team’s defense certainly is.
For the second time this season, UC Irvine held Eastern Washington University to 33 percent shooting or less and went on to hand EWU its first home loss in four tries this season by a 70-61 score last Sunday, Dec. 15 in a non-conference men’s basketball game at Reese Court.
Ndiaye made all five of his shots and finished with 10 points, eight rebounds and blocked four shots, but also altered several others and was a force in the paint. He entered the game ranked 1...