Ducks Sign Mahamadou Diawara

EUGENE, Ore. – Oregon men’s basketball has announced the signing of transfer forward Mahamadou Diawara.

Diawara played four seasons at Stetson University, averaging 8.2 points (.560 FG%) and 5.8 rebounds over 117 games (81 starts). The native of Bamako, Mali was an ASUN All-Freshman honoree in 2019-20, notching 12.6 points and 6.5 rebounds in 26.0 minutes per game.

The six-foot-ten forward closed last season with a career-high 20 rebounds and 18 points against Milwaukee in the CBI. Diawara has 12 career double-doubles, reaching double-digit rebounds 18 times and double-digit points 45 times. He scored a career-high 28 points against North Florida, adding 12 rebounds and two blocks in one of his four career 20-point outings.

A four star recruit out of high school, Diawara attended Massanutten Military Academy in Woodstock, Va. and helped the Colonels to consecutive trips to the National Prep Championships.