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RU and Stoneridge - Perfect Together?

Ibrahima Thomas

This past spring, the Rutgers Scarlet Knights were able to score a major recruiting coup by signing The Stoneridge School's 6'11 Hamady N'diaye. The Senegal native, Fred Hill's first recruit as the Knights head coach, is easily the most heralded big man to commit to Rutgers in years. Will the Scarlet Knights once again tap into the talent-rich California school and lure Hamady's former teammate?

"He just has unbelievable potential", says Stoneridge director Mike Mahoney, about Ibrahima Thomas. "Like Hamady, he's only been playing basketball for about 4 or 5 years. He's just scratching the surface". Mahoney says that Thomas, now a legit 7 feet, doesn't prefer to play like a typical big man: "He's a much better perimeter player than a back-to-the basket kind of player. He likes to come... Recommended Stories

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