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May 27, 2011, Philadelphia, PA
Rugged 6′ 5″ forward Mamadou “Mama” Diakite has committed to play for Beaver County Community College next year. Beaver coach DeWayne Walker got a good look at Mama during our 2011 Showcase and was very impressed with him. Diakite showed alot of determination and toughness to go along with a nice shooting stroke. Coach Walker stated ” We are thrilled about signing Mamadou. This is a young man that exhibits all the qualities that our program stands for. He is a hard worker and will no doubt play an integral role in taking Beaver County to the next level”.
Diakite received alot of assistance with his recruitment from Rasool Hajj and the Urban Sports Rescue Program (USR). The USR has shown a sincere effort to assist student/athletes move on to the college ranks and has been a valuable asset for many.
Our Runhouse-Hoops project is composed of players from our West African pipeline at Cape Coast Hoops. This weeks player of the week is none other than Daniel Armah. The rugged 6′ 6″ forward is averaging 14 ppg and 11 rpg for Lincoln University (MO). His games in the last two weeks have included a 16 pt and 16 rebound game vs Rockhurst and a 21 pt and 13 rebound game vs Neuman.
Congrats Daniel for your great play this week and keep those double doubles coming.
The Runhouse-Hoops Project landed another prize recruit today when the big fella arrived via bus. This kid is very athletic and blocks shots by the dozens. In the first workouts and scrimmages he has also displayed a nice assortment of post moves. We will be looking to place him for this summer or fall session.
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Former Southern Illinois big man Kobby Acquah dropped Runhouse a line this week to let us know that he is “excited about what we are doing for the young kids in Ghana.” Acquah hails from Cape Coast, Ghana and completed his collegiate career as a Southern Illinois Saluki. Prior to playing at Southern Illinois he played at Clark University where he was second in the nation in blocked shots. Acquah is now an engineer while rehabbing a knee injury.
Acquah has offered to assist our players with mentorship and has already spoken to them this week. He is planning to return to Ghana in December and visit the Runhouse-Hoops camp in Cape Coast. We at Runhouse wish Kobby the very best and are glad that we have established a friendship with him.
6′ 9″ Chris Angsomwine has arrived at Harcum College. Chris has promised to have a very productive year for Harcum and wants his countrymen back in Ghana to follow along online. He stated that one of his goals is to make Coach Claude Thompson of Cape Coast Hoops proud of his achievements both on and off the court.
Chris spent the weekend with his new teammates and coach and has adjusted well to life in the USA. He is especially fond of the food at the school and said he can’t wait to try an authentic Philadelphia cheesesteak.
Runhouse-Hoops Gold Coast Project Recruit - Atsu Atakpa has arrived ready to play for Casper College. Atakpa is the third recruit in the project joining 6′ 6″ Daniel Armah and 6′ 10″ Chris Angsomewine.
“Big Tsu” is a highly skilled player on the post with a soft touch on his shot. He is also a great rebounder and outlet passer.
Runhouse announces the signing of it’s latest recruit from the Runhouse-Hoops Gold Coast Project.
Christopher Angsomwine, 6′ 9″ forward, has committed to play for Harcum College beginning in the Fall 2008 semester. Angsomwine is the 3rd player to sign up for the project joining fellow Ghanians
Daniel Armah, 6′ 6″ Casper College and Atsu Atakpa 6′ 8″ Casper College.
The Runhouse-Hoops team has two more commitments forthcoming for 2009 and 5 other players in camp now that we are working with to place for 2009.
Runhouse is pleased to announce our first signee in the Runhouse-Hoops Project.
Daniel Armah, a 6′ 6″ small forward has signed a letter of intent to play next season with Casper Junior College.
Our team spent alot of time working to get Dan out of Ghana and into the United States. Armah has arrived and is currently redshirting this semester. Armah is our first Runhouse-Hoops project player but not our last.