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Tag: Louisville (Basketball(M), March 7, 2020)

The Hoos gave Mamadi Diakite and Braxton Key a happy sendoff with yet another Senior Day win over Louisville. Seattle and Val talk again about the two seniors, pay homage to Grant Kersey and all the other walkons, and get into the Miami and Louisville wins. 

 

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For the third time in 5 years, the Cavalier hosted the Louisville Cardinals in the final game of the regular season at the JPJ.  Virginia was playing for seniors Mamadi Diakite and Braxton Key, but also with the small hope of securing the ACC regular season title should FSU lose. Given that the Seminoles had stumbled a bit down the stretch, losing to Clemson and escaping from South Bend, it was a very real possibility.  All Virginia had to do was win.

My colleague StLouHoo wrote an amazing and moving tribute to these two great young men, and as I have done each of the last three years, I have put together some of the best moments of each of our seniors. This is a tribute to them and a humble thank you.

Thank You, Mamadi Diakite