Saturday, April 28, 2001

UC loses out on 7-foot center

Coach: Cronin's departure was a factor

By Michael Perry
The Cincinnati Enquirer

        Moustapha Diagne, a 7-foot center from Trinity Valley Community College in Athens, Texas, who visited the University of Cincinnati the weekend of April 7-8, announced Friday that he will attend New Mexico.

        Trinity Valley coach Leon Spencer said that former UC assistant coach Mick Cronin's departure for Louisville was a factor in Diagne's decision.

        “It wasn't the deciding factor, but it was a factor,” Spencer said.

        Diagne also visited Missouri, Alabama and Pittsburgh.


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