Friday March 20th, 2015

UC Irvine sophomore center Mamadou Ndiaye, who is 7'6," had a big dunk in the Anteaters' round of 64 game against Louisville on Friday.

A native of Senegal, Ndiaye​ is averaging 10.4 points and 5.1 rebounds this season for No. 13 seed UC Irvine.

Most amazing moments of Day 1 of the tournament

In the same game, Alex Young connected with Will Davis II on an alley-oop dunk to tie the game at 35 early in the second half.

The Anteaters upset bid of the Cardinals fell just short, as Louisville won 57-55 on two free throws in the final 10 seconds. Davis led UC Irvine with 14 points, while Ndiaye posted 12 points and five rebounds. 

- Molly Geary

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