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Mo Ahmed
Player Profile:
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Position: Center
Height: 7'2"
Weight: 235
Year: Junior
Hometown: Tulsa, Okla.
High School: Bishop Kelley
Other College: Northern Okla. College - Enid

2016-17 (Northern Okla. College-Enid): Played in 20 games while starting seven of those with the Jets … Shot 47.8 percent from the field and 46.2 percent from the charity stripe … Grabbed 54 rebounds, including 33 on the defensive end of the court … Made four steals and blocked a career-high 16 shots.

2015-16 (Coffeyville CC): Played in 18 games as a true freshman … Averaged 6.4 minutes per game … Shot 81.3 percent from the field and 40.0 percent from the free throw line … Grabbed 34 rebounds, including 25 on the defensive end of the court … Dished out three assists … Made four steals and blocked seven shots.

Background: Moved to the United States at age 17 to further his education … Attended Bishop Kelley High School in Tulsa, Okla. … Was a member of a KC Run GMC AAU team that was ranked fourth in the nation during his time with the team.

Personal: Born July 5 in Khartoum, Sudan … Son of Ahmed and Thuraya Ahmed of Sudan and Adam and Stacy Hoyt of Tulsa, Okla. … Has four brothers and one sister … Plans to major in marketing while attending UMKC.

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