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Just a signature away from Division 1

Haye's Amadou Sidibe is getting looks from the Ivy League, Big East and MAAC schools

Updated: February 27, 2011, 10:48 AM ET
By Matt Ehalt | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- At an early age, Amadou Sidibe made the switch. Both geographically and in his favorite sport.

He made the transition from defending a goal to defending a basket. From kicking a ball to dribbling one.

In moving from the Ivory Coast back to his native North American soil, Sidibe gave up soccer and eventually became a basketball player.

"My job was to protect the post as a goalie in soccer," Sidibe said. "So it was just easier to use that skill and take it ...

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