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2014 Keita Bates-Diop Visits For OSU game

The Fighting Illini basketball team hosted several prospects for the Ohio State game, and they came away impressed. Among them was a downstate sophomore who grew up following the Illini. Keita Bates-Diop is a slender small forward whose best basketball is still ahead of him.

Normal U-High sophomore Keita Bates-Diop has a quality all-around basketball game. He feels that is his strength. "Exactly. I'm not great at any one thing, but I do a lot of things well." The lone knock on the 6'-7" small forward is his slender build. He will need to gain strength and bulk to compete at a high major level in college, but he is doing something about it. "I'm in a weight...

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