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From Africa to America

Demba Konate and Boubacar Moungoro playing in Florida thanks to Amar'e

Originally Published: August 21, 2012
By Corey Long | RecruitingNation

KISSIMMEE, Fla. -- Senior Demba Konate and junior Boubacar Moungoro are one step closer to their dreams of attending college in America and playing college basketball after their efforts at the AAU Super Showcase in July.

Moungoro, a 6-foot-6, 185-pound swingman and Konate, a 6-9, 210-pound forward, came to America from Bamako Mali, Africa, through a foundation started by New York Knicks forward Amar'e Stoudemire. Both players live with families in the Orlando area, attend West Oaks Academy ...

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