Morgantown, West Virginia – Moments ago, it was announced that former West Virginia Mountaineer Sagaba Konate, the team’s all-time leader in blocked shots, has signed a contract to play professionally in Spain.
OFICIAL | Sagaba Konate (@Sagaba50) cierra la pintura de #CasademontZaragoza #LigaEndesa #BasketballCL | #MásUnidosQueNunca🦁
— Casademont Zaragoza (@BasketZaragoza) August 20, 2020
Konate, who averaged 8.0 points, 5.5 rebounds and 2.4 blocks per game in college for the Mountaineers, most recently played for the Raptors 905 in the NBA G League.
During his junior year at WVU, Konate broke the WVU all-time record for blocked shots with 191, but spent most of his senior season sidelined due to a knee injury. After the 2018-2019 season, Konate declared for the 2019 NBA Draft.
On behalf of Mountaineer Nation, we wish Sags the best of luck in Europe. Once a Mountaineer, Always a Mountaineer.