Type
  • Athlete
High School
  • Bloomington High School North
Graduation Year
  • 1998
Sports
  • Basketball
Induction
  • 2024
Dijbril Kante
  • Indiana All-Star as leading rebounder and defensive hub of 1997 State champions
  • Cougars 66-9 in his 3 varsity seasons
  • Wendy’s All-Star Game participant
  • McDonald’s All-American nominee
  • Indiana Junior All-Star
  • played four years at Indiana State on teams that beat IU twice, won a Missouri Valley title and were the first group of Sycamores to make consecutive NCAA appearances
  • 2001 club qualified for NCAA by winning Missouri Valley tournament and knocking off Kelvin Sampson’s Oklahoma team in first-round shocker
  • finished as in ISU’s top 25 in field goal percentage (17th), free throws attempted (17th), rebounds (8th), blocked shots (3rd), steals (20th) and games started (14th)
  • called “gentle guy” off court, “warrior” on it by ISU coach Royce Waltman
  • 7th all-time at ISU in rebounds, 3rd blocked shots
  • had 13-year pro career with stops in Switzerland, Chile, Argentina, Uruguay, winning championships in Argentia and Uruguay
  • selected to 2023 Indiana Basketball Hall of Fame’s Silver Anniversary Team.