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Banna Diop
Banna Diop

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Dakar, Senegal

High School:
Kurashiki Suisho

Height:
6-6

Position:
Center

Birthdate:
10/25/1987

Experience:
2L

03/20/2013

Utah State Women's Basketball Hosts South Dakota in the First Round of the WBI

The Aggies face the Coyotes for the second time this season.

03/14/2013

Second-Seeded Aggie Women Face Third-Seeded Idaho in WAC Tournament Semifinals Friday

USU has advanced to the semifinals three-straight seasons.

03/12/2013

Second-Seeded USU Women Set to Begin WAC Tournament Wednesday

The Aggies will take on the winner of the game between Denver and Texas State.

03/08/2013

Utah State Women's Basketball Closes Out the Regular Season at UTSA Saturday

The Aggies are tied for first with Seattle heading into the regular-season finale.

03/05/2013

USU Women Travel to Lone Star State to Face Texas State and UTSA

The Aggies take on the Bobcats on Thursday.

03/03/2012

Utah State Women's Basketball vs. San Jose State

Utah State Women's Basketball vs. San Jose State

03/01/2012

Utah State Women's Basketball vs. Hawai'i

Utah State Women's Basketball vs. Hawai'i

02/11/2012

Utah State Women's Basketball vs. New Mexico State

Utah State Women's Basketball vs. New Mexico State

01/19/2012

Utah State Women's Basketball vs. Fresno State

Utah State Women's Basketball vs. Fresno State

01/03/2012

Utah State Women's Basketball vs. Asbury

Utah State Women's Basketball vs. Asbury

• 2010 Academic All-WAC
• 2010 WAC All-Freshman

2011-12 (JR): Played through injuries all season... Played in 29 games, starting eight... Averaged 3.3 ppg and 2.8 rpg... Was third on the team in blocks with 19... Played in a season-high 22 minutes at Montana (Nov. 30)... Score a season-high 13 points in a win against Asbury (Jan. 3)... Swatted a season-high three blocks twice at Montana and at Hawai`i (Feb. 4)... Tied career-high with two steals in a home win against UC Riverside (Nov. 25)... Was a perfect 4-for-4 from the free throw line in a win against Boise State (Nov. 23)... Started the first seven games of the season.

2010-11 (SO): Played and started all 33 games... Averaged 9.5 points, 5.9 rebounds and 1.3 assists... Ended the season first in the WAC in blocks, averaging 2.56 bpg... Finished the season with a field goal percentage of .483 and a free throw percentage of .653... Tied a USU record with eight blocks against Boise State (Jan. 6)... Scored a career-high 22 points against Idaho (Feb.10) and against Hawai'i (March 3) along with recording a season-high 12 rebounds against Boise State... Had a perfect game from the free throw line against New Mexico State (March 10) going 7-for-7... Made nine three-point field goals during the season... Had four double-doubles last season with 17 double-figure scoring games... Finished season with four double-digit rebound games.

2009-10 (R-FR): Played in 29 games and started eight... Averaged 16.7 minutes, 5.7 points, 4.9 rebounds and 1.2 blocks... Scored a then-career high 13 points against Montana Western (Nov. 28)... Collected 10 rebounds in three games including Boise State (Jan. 30), Louisiana Tech (Feb. 6) and Pepperdine (Dec. 4)... Posted a then career-high five blocks against North Dakota State (Dec. 14)... Was named to the WAC all-Freshman team... Earned academic all-WAC honors as a redshirt freshman.

2008-09 (FR): Played in nine games for the Aggies before suffering and injury and receiving a medical redshirt... Grabbed six rebounds and scored one point on the season.

HIGH SCHOOL: Averaged 40.1 points, 12.7 rebounds and 2.5 blocks per game playing for Kurashiki Suisho HS in Kurashiki, Japan... Led her team to the quarterfinals of the National High School Championships in 2005... Named first-team all-Japanese high... Leading scorer for three years during high school.

PERSONAL: Born Oct. 25, 1987... Daughter of I Brahima Diop and Khady Sarr... Has two brothers and five sisters... Married to Racine Guisse... Daughter Diarra Guisse is four... Full name is Ndeye Banna Diop Guisse... Has aspirations to play professional basketball... Major is interdisciplinary studies... Name pronounced Bawna Jop.

YEAR GP-GS Min-Avg. FG PCT 3FG PCT FT PCT REB-AVG AST TO ST BLK PF-D PTS-AVG
2008-09 (Fr.)	9-0	24-2.7	        0-11	.000	0-3	.000	1-2	.500	6-0.7	0	3	0	1	4-0	1-0.1
2009-10 (So.)	29-8	484-16.7	63-146	.432	13-44	.295	27-38	.711	142-4.9	5	27	5	36	58-0	166-5.7
2010-11 (Jr.)	33-33	832-25.2	128-265	.483	9-38	.237	47-72	.653	195-5.9	43	50	15	62	78-1	312-9.5
Totals	        71-41  1340-18.9	191-422	.453	22-85	.259	75-112	.670	343-4.8	48	80	20	99	140-1 	479-6.7
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