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Isaac Kante

  • Player
  • Seasons: 2022-23
  • Number: 10
  • Position: F
  • Height: 6' 7“
  • Weight: 259
  • Hometown: Brooklyn NY
  • High School: Paul Robeson HS
  • Prep School: Putnam Science Academy (CT)
  • Transfer From: Long Island
  • Birthday: November 15, 19981)

At UMass

  • Committed to UMass on 8/18/22.2) UM made it official the next day.3)

Isaac Kante final roster photo 2022-23

2022-23 Senior year

Pre-UMass

Long Island Univ. (2021-22)

Isaac Kante 2021-22 LIU

  • Played for Derek Kellogg and the Sharks as a grad transfer
  • NEC Spring Academic Honor Roll
  • Started all 30 games, averaging 12.0 ppg and 7.5 rpg
  • Shot 53.6% from field
  • Had six double-doubles on the season
  • Put up 17 & 9 in 32 minutes at UConn (11/17), with 6-12 field goal shooting
  • Near double-double (9 pts, 11 boards) at St. Peter's (11/23)
  • First double-double of the season (10 pts, 14 boards) vs Delaware State (11/27)
  • Another near double-double (17 pts, 9 boards) at Delaware (11/30), with 6-11 shooting from the floor
  • Hit his first career 3 at Towson (12/2). Shot 6-10 from the floor, plus 4 at the stripe, for 17 points
  • Shot 7-8 from the floor (7-7 from 2), and put up 16 & 7 at Fordham (12/9)
  • Tallied 15 & 11 versus Army (12/19)
  • Shot 7-12 from the floor and put up 18 & 4 at Merrimack (12/31)
  • Put up 16 & 11 at Bryant (1/30)
  • Set new career highs in points (24), field goals (10), and FGAs (13) in the home win versus Bryant (2/12)
  • Tallied 20 & 10 versus Merrimack (2/24)

Hofstra (2018-21)

Isaac Kante 2020-21 Hofstra

  • Averaged double-double with the Pride in 2020-21 (12.9 ppg, 10.1 rpg) while earning All-Met second team,4) NABC All-District second team5) and CAA second team6)
  • CAA third team in 2019-20
  • Sat out under transfer rules in 2018-19

2020-21

  • All-Met Second Team
  • NABC Division I All-District Second Team
  • All-Colonial Athletic Association Second Team
  • Played in and started all 23 games
  • Averaged 12.9 points, 10.1 rebounds, 0.7 assists, 0.5 steals, and 0.4 blocks per game…Ranked third on the team in scoring, first in rebounding, fifth in assists, fifth in steals, fourth in blocks, and fourth in minutes played
  • Ranked 15th nationally in defensive rebounds per game (7.43), 55th nationally in double-doubles, and 17th nationally in rebounds per game
  • Ranked 17th in the CAA in scoring, second in rebounding, fourth in field goal percentage (56.2%), fifth in offensive rebounds (2.7), and second in defensive rebounds
  • Scored in double figures 17 times
  • Had 15 or more points 11 times
  • Scored a season-best 21 points in second game at UNCW
  • Notched seven double-doubles
  • Had four straight double-doubles at one point from December 22-January 3
  • Tallied 10 or more rebounds 10 times
  • Posted a season-best 17 rebounds at Rutgers and 16 in second game versus Drexel
  • Had two or more assists four times, including a season-high three in second game versus Towson
  • Posted two blocks twice, at St. Bonaventure and versus Delaware in CAA Quarterfinals
  • Had two steals three times, at Rutgers, home versus Northeastern, and in second game at Delaware
  • Played a season-high 37 minutes twice, at Northeastern and in first game at Delaware
  • Averaged 12.8 points, 9.9 rebounds, and 0.7 assists per game in CAA play
  • Averaged 31.8 minutes per game

2019-20

  • All-CAA Third Team
  • Played in and started all 34 games
  • Averaged 11.4 points, 7.7. rebounds, and 0.8 assists per game
  • Led the team in rebounds, and also ranked third in blocks, fourth in points and free throws, and fifth in assists and steals
  • Led the CAA in field goal percentage, and also ranked 22nd in scoring and sixth in rebounding
  • Saw double-figures in points in 21 games
  • Had eight double-doubles this season
  • Tallied 19 points and 10 rebounds versus New York Tech
  • Had 12 points, eight rebounds, and three steals versus Holy Cross
  • Lead the team in rebounds (262)
  • Third on the team in field goals made (152) and in blocks (11)
  • CAA Commissioner’s Academic Honor Roll
  • Averaged 13.1 points, 7.9 rebounds, and 0.7 assists per game in CAA play
  • Had 19 points and eight rebounds versus Elon
  • Notched a career-high 15 rebounds in the CAA Championship game against Northeastern, along with nine points and two steals
  • Was a driving force that aided in Hofstra clinching the CAA title
  • Averaged 29.5 minutes per game

Georgia (2017-18)

Isaac Kante 2017-18 Georgia

  • Played a total of 24 minutes across 10 games for the Bulldogs
  • Averaged 1.0 points and 0.4 rebounds per game
  • Tallied three points against Bryant and Auburn
  • Posted two rebounds versus Bryant
  • Averaged 2.4 minutes per game

Statistics

Through the 2021-22 season

SeasonSchoolConfGGSMPMPGFGFGAFG%2P2PA2P%3P3PA3P%FTFTAFT%PTSPPGORBDRBTRBRPGASTSTLBLKTOVPFFO
2017-18GeorgiaSEC100242.448.50048.50000221.000101.02240.4001320
2019-20HofstraCAA3434100129.4152232.655152232.6550082122.67238611.4841782627.727191161871
2020-21HofstraCAA232373131.8113201.562113201.562007099.70729612.96117123210.11511950480
TotalHofstraCAA5757173230.4265433.612265433.61200152221.68868212.01453494948.74230201111351
2021-22LIUNEC303084928.3150280.536146259.564421.1905794.60636112.0771482257.529211069670
CareerOverall9787260526.9419721.581415700.593421.190211317.666105310.92244997237.57151311832041

From Sports-Reference.com: Stats, Game Logs

Career highs

Through the 2021-22 season

UMassLIUHofstraGeorgia
PointsTBD24 - vs Bryant (2/12/22)23 - vs UNC Wilmington (2/15/20)3 - twice, last at Auburn (1/20/18)
Field GoalsTBD10 - vs Bryant (2/12/22)9 - twice, last vs Towson (2/27/20)1 - four times, last at South Carolina (2/21/18)
Field Goals Att.TBD13 - vs Bryant (2/12/22)12 - three times, last vs Towson (1/23/21)3 - vs Vanderbilt (3/7/18)
3-Point FGTBD1 - four times, last vs Sacred Heart (2/3/22)nonenone
3-Point FG Att.TBD4 - at San Francisco (11/9/21)nonenone
Free ThrowsTBD5 - twice, last at Delaware (11/30/21)11 - vs UNC Wilmington (2/15/20)1 - twice, last at Auburn (1/20/18)
Free Throw Att.TBD10 - at UConn (11/17/21)16 - vs UNC Wilmington (2/15/20)1 - twice, last at Auburn (1/20/18)
ReboundsTBD14 - vs Delaware State (11/27/21)17 - at Rutgers (11/29/20)2 - vs Bryant (11/10/17)
AssistsTBD4 - at Delaware (11/30/21)3 - vs Towson (1/24/21)none
BlocksTBD2 - twice, last at Sacred Heart (12/29/21)2 - five times, last vs Delaware (3/7/21)1 - vs Bryant (11/10/17)
StealsTBD2 - three times, last vs Bryant (2/12/22)3 - vs Holy Cross (12/1/19)none
MinutesTBD39 - vs St. Francis (PA) (1/8/22, OT)38 - vs Delaware (3/9/20)9 - vs Bryant (11/10/17)

Current highs available at RealGM.com

High/Prep school

  • Spent one year at Putnam (CT) Science Academy, averaging 11 points and six rebounds per game
  • Helped team to a 34-win season and a spot in the semifinals of the National Prep Championship Tournament
  • Graduated from Paul Robeson High School with student-athlete honors in 20167)
  • Played three seasons of varsity basketball, earning all-Brooklyn first-team honors
  • Averaged 15.5 points and 12.6 rebounds per game for Paul Robeson as a senior
  • Named second team All-Brooklyn by the Brooklyn Daily as a senior in 2015

Personal

  • Son of Mariame Keita
  • Majored in Artificial Intelligence at LIU
  • Graduated from Hofstra with a Criminology major and community health minor
  • Named Travis Scott as his favorite musical artist, Lebron James as his favorite athlete, Denzel Washington as his favorite actor, “Ready Player One” as his favorite book, and Naruto as his favorite television show
isaac_kante.txt · Last modified: 2022/11/12 17:05 by mikeuma