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Cheickna Dembele
Cheickna  Dembele


Mali, Africa

High School:
Scotland Performance Institute

Height / Weight:
6-11 / 235




UNLV Has 75 Earn Spring Academic All-MW Team Status

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Jovan Mooring scored 19 points in his first career start in 71-66 victory at New Mexico.


UNLV Cruises To 92-64 Win Over Incarnate Word

Tyrell Green led the way with 21 points and 10 rebounds.


USATSI Gallery - New Mexico @ UNLV

USATSI Gallery - New Mexico @ UNLV


UNLV vs. San Jose State

Jan. 28, 2017


UNLV vs. Air Force

Jan. 21, 2017


USATSI Gallery - San Diego State @ UNLV

USATSI Gallery - San Diego State @ UNLV


Boise State 77, UNLV 59

The Rebels fall to Boise State, on January 4, 2016.

2017-18 Media Guide Bio

UNLV CAREER: Dembele is in his second season in the Runnin’ Rebel program in 2017-18.

FRESHMAN (2016-17): Earned Academic All-Mountain West Team honors ... Appeared in 28 games, making 17 starts ... Averaged 4.0 points and 4.4 rebounds per game ... Led the team in blocked shots (sixth in the MW) with 1.3 per game ... Scored a career-high 13 points vs. Incarnate Word ... Also scored eight on four other occasions ... Grabbed a career-high 11 rebounds at Wyoming ... Had a career-high five blocked shots vs. San Diego State ... Had four other games blocking three shots .

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2016 graduate of Broadfording Christian Academy in Hagerstown, Md. ... He played the 2015-16 season at Scotland Performance Institute in Chambersburg, Pa., after moving to the United States in 2015 ... Was his team's best free-throw shooter at 78 percent ... Averaged 16 points and more than four blocks per game as a senior.

PERSONAL: Cheickna Dembele was born Aug. 23, 1996, in Touba, Mali (Africa) ... Majoring in economics ... Son of Sidy Dembele and Kadia Diarra ... Has eight siblings: Astan, Gaoussou, Kidé, Korotoumou, Ladji, Mahamadou, Mohamed and Mokhola.

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