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Highly recruited forward Mamadi Diakite commits to Virginia, may reclassify to 2015

Highly recruited forward Mamadi Diakite commits to Virginia, may reclassify to 2015

Another huge piece of Virginia’s men’s basketball recruiting puzzle came together Tuesday with the commitment of forward Mamadi Diakite, but it remains to be seen when he’ll actually arrive in Charlottesville. Diakite, a 6-foot-9, 190-pound power forward from Blue Ridge School in Dyke, pledged to U.Va. He confirmed his commitment Tuesday when he posted a message to his Twitter account (@ElmamdiDiakite): "I'm excited to join Wahoo Nation! Let's go Hoos!" He’s considered by most recruiting analysts to be one of the nation’s top 20 power forwards and top 70 overall prospects in the class of 2016, but he might be on U.Va.’s campus...

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