Mamadi Diakite signs with Milwaukee Bucks

Mamadi Diakite signs with Milwaukee Bucks
Mamadi Diakite was all-smiles after the victory against Louisville (Source: WVIR)

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) - Former UVA basketball star Mamadi Diakite will reportedly sign a two-way deal with the Milwaukee Bucks.

Diakite was not picked in Wednesday’s NBA Draft.

The former Blue Ridge star averaged 13.7 points and 6.8 rebounds per game as a senior last season.

He was named Second-Team All-ACC, and was a member of the conference’s All-Defensive Team.

In his four-year career, Diakite blocked 156 shots, which is the second-most in program history.

Ralph Sampson is the record-holder, with 462 blocks.

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