Updated March 18, 2015
As a Sophomore (2014-15):
Played in all 31 games, earning 26 starts ... Averaged 22.3 minutes per game ... Scored 4.6 points and pulled down 2.7 rebounds per game ... Tied for team lead in steals with 45 for the season ... Transitioned from shooting guard/small forward to point guard midway through the conference season ... Made first appearance as a point guard at Arkansas (1/29), where she had seven points and a season-high eight rebounds with no turnovers ... Scored 10+ points in six games ... Had a season-high 14 points along with three steals vs. SMU (12/21) ... One day prior, had 12 points at St. John's (12/20) ... Was named to St. John's Chartwells Holiday Classic All-Tournament Team after leading team in scoring in both games ... Scored 13 points in season-opener vs. Troy while making first career start (11/14) ... Had 11 points in win over Florida Gulf Coast (11/20) ... Had two 10-point games, at Winthrop (11/29) and at FIU (12/29) ... Recorded season-high four steals and five assists in win over Grambling (11/17) ... Also had five assists along with six rebounds in SEC Tournament win over Florida (3/4).
As a Freshman (2013-14):
Played in 27 games, averaging 10.7 minutes/game ... Auburn's best free-throw shooter in limited attempts, going 17-19 (.895) at the line for the season ... Averaged 3.1 points/game ... Scored career-high 16 points, shooting 5-6 from the field and 6-6 at the line, in WNIT first-round win over Furman (3/20) ... Hit double-digits a second time during the season, scoring 10 points, including the go-ahead 3-pointer, in win at Arkansas (2/2) ... Had strong game vs. Ole Miss in SEC Tournament with eight points, four rebounds and two assists (3/6) ... Swiped season-high four steals along with five points, three rebounds, a block and an assist vs. Missouri, playing a season-high 29 minutes (2/16) ... Scored five points with three rebounds in collegiate debut vs. Georgia Southern (11/9).
Graduated from Gatewood School in Eatonton, Ga.... Finished her two-year high school career with a 57-2 record... Helped lead Gatewood to a 30-0 record and GISA 2A state championship as a junior... Averaged 11.4 points, 7.0 rebounds, and 5.3 steals per game as a junior... Named team MVP and The Telegraph All-Middle Georgia Player of the year, while also being named to both the GISA all-region and all-state teams as a junior... Averaged 15.8 points, 7.6 rebounds, 5.4 steals, and 4.1 assists per game as a senior, helping Gatewood to a 27-2 and a final four appearance... Named team MVP while also being named to the all-region and all-state teams... Also while at Gatewood, Dieng played on the soccer, volleyball and track & field teams... Despite having never thrown the equipment before, she earned a trip to the state championship in the discus and shot put, helping her team to back-to-back state championships... Won the U18 African championship with her native Senegal.
Full name is Ndeye Khadidiatou Dieng... Daughter of Babacar Dieng and Salane Diop... Siblings are Fatou Dieng, Mouhamed Dieng, Aissatou Dieng, Pape Mamadou Dieng, and Seynabou Dieng... Born December 1, 1994... A native of Dakar, Senegal, but moved by herself to the United States at 16 to study and play basketball... Knows three languages English, French and Wolof... Played for the club team ASC Ville de Dakar in Senegal... Also competed in volleyball and track in high school, making the state championships with the track team... Earned a trip to the State Championships in discus and shot put although she had never thrown either before... Plans on majoring in International Business... Lived in Georgia with Dave and Kayleen Ringer and their family... Her host family siblings were Andrew, Josh, Isaac, Abbie and Ruthie... Majoring in Business.
Khady Dieng Career Statistics