2012-13 Koita Game-by-Game Stats
2012-13: Started 11 of 18 MAAC appearances... averaged 3.3 points per game and shot 43.2% (19-44) from three-point territory... led the MAAC in three-point field goal percentage during the regular-season... scored in double-figures four times during the regular-season, including a team-high 13 points on a perfect 3-for-3 shooting beyond the arc and 4-for-4 at the free-throw line at Niagara (1/19).
2011-12: Appeared in 33 games, starting 25 games... averaged 2.9 points, 1.6 rebounds and swiped nine steals in 13.3 minutes per game... maintained a 6.5 scoring average in the final six contests of the season, which included a career-high 11 points in wins over UNC Wilmington (2/18) and Albany (3/14)... led Manhattan in assists once, coming in the season opening victory over NJIT (11/12)... blocked six shots and buried 11 three-point field goals... started 17 of 18 MAAC appearances averaging 10.7 minutes per contest... posted 2.0 points and 1.2 rebound in conference games.
2010-11: Started nine of 16 appearances... averaged 2.8 points, 1.6 rebounds and 16.5 minutes per game... scored a season-high nine points, sinking two 3-pointers against Fairfield (2/11)... grabbed a season-high five rebounds, scored five points and swiped two steals over a season-high 26 minutes of action in a victory over Siena (2/13/11)... ranked second on the team in 3-point shooting percentage and shot 75% from the free-throw line...dished out 12 assists... missed the first 11 games due to injury.
2009-10: Made 10 appearances, starting in four... averaged 3.9 points, 3.0 rebounds and 17.5 minutes per game... grabbed a season-high eight rebounds in collegiate debut versus Iona (1/22)... scored a season-high 10 points in the first half of a victory at Iona (2/12), shooting 4-for-5 from the field... scored seven points and grabbed a season-high eight rebounds in first career start in a ESPNU televised victory over Marist (2/5)... scored nine points, grabbed five rebounds and logged a career-high 27 minutes against Loyola (2/7).
Before Manhattan: Played two years at nationally ranked Stoneridge Preparatory School in Tarzana, Calif... played three years of basketball in France with club team Cergy, before coming to the United States... member of the French National Under-16 Team which finished fifth in the 2006 European Championships... Top-10 Adidas Nations prospect in 2007... a member of the French National Under-19 Team during the summer of 2009.
Personal: Born Jan. 8, 1990...son of Kissima Koita and Bamby Soumare... has two sisters, Kadiatou and Assatou... majoring in sociology.