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UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 28, 2019

Gonzaga freshman center Oumar Ballo ruled academic redshirt for 2019-20 season

Oumar Ballo, nicknamed ‘Baby Shaq’ because of his 6-foot-10, 260-pound frame at a young age, has been ruled an academic redshirt by the NCAA, according to a GU release.


UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 5, 2019

Gonzaga freshman center Oumar Ballo waiting on NCAA eligibility decision

Gonzaga freshman center Oumar Ballo will participate in Kraziness in the Kennel on Saturday, but the Zags are waiting for a determination on his eligibility this season.


UPDATED: Sun., July 7, 2019

Gonzaga’s Oumar Ballo and Joel Ayayi make All-Star Five at FIBA World Cup

Gonzaga Bulldogs incoming freshman center Oumar Ballo and redshirt sophomore guard Joel Ayayi both were named to the All-Star Five team at the FIBA U19 Basketball World Cup in Heraklion, …


UPDATED: Sat., July 6, 2019

Gonzaga commit Oumar Ballo powers Mali past France, into FIBA U19 World Cup title game

After missing the first two games of group play, Ballo has averaged 18.3 points and 13 assists in four contests.


UPDATED: Fri., July 5, 2019

Incoming Gonzaga recruit Oumar Ballo keeps Mali rolling at FIBA U19 World Cup

Ballo had 21 points, 17 rebounds and four blocked shots in an 84-74 victory over Puerto Rico 84-74 on Friday, lifting Mali into the semifinals. Mali had never advanced to …


UPDATED: Wed., July 3, 2019

Gonzaga’s Filip Petrusev helps Serbia stay unbeaten at FIBA U19 World Cup

Current and future Gonzaga players continue to be one of the major storylines at the FIBA U19 World Cup in Greece.


UPDATED: Tue., July 2, 2019

Gonzaga’s Joel Ayayi scores 33 points in France’s loss to Serbia, Filip Petrusev

Joel Ayayi put on a show, but his Gonzaga teammate Filip Petrusev and Serbia got the win.


UPDATED: Sun., June 30, 2019

Gonzaga’s Filip Petrusev, Joel Ayayi guide respective teams to second World Cup wins

Gonzaga sophomores Filip Petrusev and Joel Ayayi helped their respective teams to wins Sunday for the second straight day at the FIBA U19 World Cup in Greece.


UPDATED: Sat., June 29, 2019

Gonzaga’s Filip Petrusev, Joel Ayayi off to strong start at FIBA U19 World Cup

Gonzaga sophomores Filip Petrusev and Joel Ayayi had strong first games Saturday at the FIBA U19 World Cup in Greece.


UPDATED: Tue., April 23, 2019

Talented young center Oumar Ballo signs with Gonzaga

Gonzaga officially added a big piece of its 2019 recruiting class. The Zags on Tuesday announced the signing of Oumar Ballo, a 6-foot-10, 260-pound center from Mali. He orally committed …


UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 23, 2019

Mali center Oumar Ballo orally commits to Gonzaga

Gonzaga’s next recruiting class keeps getting bigger in numbers and size. Oumar Ballo, a 6-foot-10, 260-pound center from Mali, orally committed to the Zags on Saturday night shortly before the …


UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 12, 2019

Highly rated 2020 wing Julian Strawther lists Gonzaga in top 10

Julian Strawther, a top-40 recruit in the 2020 class, has Gonzaga in his top 10.


UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 5, 2019

Promising center Oumar Ballo schedules recruiting visit to Gonzaga

Oumar Ballo told Stockrisers.com he plans on visiting Gonzaga’s campus Feb. 19-22. The fourth-ranked Zags entertain Pepperdine on Feb. 21 and BYU on Feb. 23.