23 Ousmane Drame
23 Ousmane Drame
Height: 6-9
Weight: 225
Year: Junior
Hometown: Boston, Mass.
High School: New Mission/Marianapolis Prep
Position: Forward

As a Sophomore in 2012-13:
Appeared in all 31 games for the Bobcats, including three starts … Averaged 9.6 points, 7.3 rebounds and 1.16 blocks per game … Finished second on the team and eighth in the Northeast Conference in rebounding; third on the team in scoring; led the team and ranked fifth in the league in blocked shots … Finished second on the team and tied for fourth in the league in offensive rebounds per game (2.97) and second on the team and 10th in defensive rebounds per game (4.35) … Led the team and ranked seventh in the league in field goal percentage (.528) … Compiled four double-doubles on the season … Averaged 11.5 points and 5.3 rebounds in three games at the Paradise Jam, including 13 points, three rebounds, one block and one steal against UConn (11/18) … Hauled in nine rebounds and tossed in four points against Lehigh (11/27) … Notched double-digits with 10 points and five rebounds against Maine (12/29) … Averaged 10.0 points and 5.0 rebounds in a two-game stretch against LIU Brooklyn (1/5) and at Bryant (1/10) … Scored 10 points, grabbed five rebounds and blocked a shot in overtime win at Saint Francis U (1/17) … Registered 13 points and five rebounds at Robert Morris (1/19) … Went off for 19 points on 7-of-11 shooting and hauled in 20 rebounds at Mount St. Mary’s (1/31) … Became the 25th player in NEC history with 20-plus rebounds (tied for 13th all-time), and of those 25, he was the only player to do it off the bench … Also played the least amount of minutes of any 20-plus rebounder (29) and his nine offensive rebounds were the most by a player with 20-plus rebounds … His 19 points were the fifth highest for a 20-plus rebounder in the NEC since 1998-99 and he amassed the second most rebounds at Quinnipiac since the Bobcats (then Braves) joined the NECC back in 1981-82 … Snatched a second consecutive double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds in a win at Wagner (2/2) … Finished with 12 points and nine rebounds in a win over Monmouth (2/7) … Posted back-to-back games, against Robert Morris (2/14) and Saint Francis U (2/16), with 15 rebounds while averaging 9.5 points per game … Averaged 12.8 points, 10.0 rebounds and 1.7 blocks during a three-game span at Sacred Heart (2/21), against Bryant (2/23) and at CCSU (2/25) … Recorded 21 points on 7-of-10 shooting to go along with six rebounds in regular-season finale at LIU Brooklyn (3/2) … Posted a season-high 23 points and nine rebounds in NEC Quarterfinals at LIU Brooklyn (3/6).

As a Freshman in 2011-12:
Appeared in all 32 games, including 22 starts for the Bobcats … A 2012 Northeast All-Conference Rookie Team selection … Averaged 6.5 points and 7.3 rebounds throughout the season, ranking him first amongst freshmen in rebounding … Became Quinnipiac’s Rookie leader in rebounds (232) surpassing Ike Azotam and Justin Rutty who previously resided at No. 1 and No. 2 in the category … Also became the QU Rookie Leader in blocked shots (29), shattering the preceding mark of 19 … Connected on 49 percent (76-156) of his field goal attempts, dished out 20 assists and picked up 10 steals … Compiled his first career statistics against Fairfield University at the Connecticut 6 Classic with five points and six rebounds (11/11) … Posted 12 points and seven rebounds at Lehigh University (11/28) … Collected his first career double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds in his first start against Niagara (12/22) … Chipped in with a 14 points, 10 rebounds and a career-high six blocks in a win over Boston University, a game that was televised on NESN (12/31) … Recorded 11 points and five rebounds in his first road conference game at St. Francis (N.Y.) … Hauled in 13 rebounds and scored five points in a victory at Bryant (1/21) … Gathered 13 points and a career-high 15 rebounds in a win over Mount St. Mary’s (1/26) … Averaged six points and 10 rebounds in a two-game road trip to New Jersey – Fairleigh Dickinson (2/2) and Monmouth (2/4) … Chimed in with 11 points and eight rebounds to open NEC Rivalry Week against Central Connecticut (2/8) … Collected a career-high 16 points and 10 rebounds at LIU Brooklyn (2/18) … Scored 13 points with a steal and a block in a win against Saint Francis (Pa.) (2/23) … Registered his fifth career double-double with 12 points and 11 rebounds in a win against Robert Morris (2/25).

Before Quinnipiac:
Earned NEPSAC Class AA Third Team in his prep year at Marianapolis Prep, averaging 12.3 points, 11.0 rebounds, 3.0 assists, 2.0 blocks and 1.7 steals per game … Produced 15.1 points, 14.3 rebounds, 6.2 blocks and 3.2 assists while shooting 58 percent from the floor in leading New Mission High School to the 2010 Massachusetts Division 4 State Championship … Scored 24 points and grabbed 17 rebounds en route to MVP honors in the State Championship Game against Boston Cathedral … Was named Massachusetts Division 4 and Boston City League Player of the Year for Coach Cory McCarthy’s team.

Born in the Republic of Guinea, a country in West Africa … Has two brothers, Bachier and Sekou … A business major.

Career Stats
 Total Field Goals3-Pt Field GoalsFree ThrowsReboundsAssistsBlocksStealsPointsTurnovers
Drame, OusmaneFr.2011-12F6-932761560.48700-56950.5892327.250200.625290.906100.3132086.50038
Drame, OusmaneSo.2012-13F6-9311142160.528---711160.6122277.32390.290361.16180.258-9.64561
Career Totals----631903720.51100-1272110.6024597.286290.460651.032180.2865073.30299