UAAP: UST recruit Tounkara eligible for Season 86 | Inquirer Sports

UAAP: UST recruit Tounkara eligible for Season 86

/ 09:04 PM August 15, 2022
Hinda Mady Tounkara UST

Hinda Mady Tounkara. Photo from IPEA Director Fr. Rodel Cansancio, O.P.

MANILA, Philippines—University of Santo Tomas has secured the commitment of a 6-foot-7 foreign student-athlete from Mali, West Africa.

Hinda Mady Tounkara will be eligible to play for the Growling Tigers in UAAP Season 86 after serving a one-year residency.

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UST Athletic Director, Fr. Rodel V. Cansancio, O.P. announced the news on social media.

The 19-year-old center, who has a 7-foot wingspan, will certainly be a welcome addition to UST, which was one of the worst rebounding teams last Season 84 where the school finished seventh with a 3-11 record.

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The Tigers are currently competing in the Filoil Preseason Cup. They beat San Beda, 96-91, in double overtime.

Tounkara’s will join UST’s frontcourt next year in Season 86 just as Bryan Santos and Sherwin Concepcion will be graduating after Season 85.

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