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U of L hoops feature: Mangok Mathiang

Mangok Mathiang

The first in a series of stories published by Cardinal Authority on individual members of the University of Louisville basketball team. The first feature looks at redshirt freshman Mangok Mathiang.

His name is pronounced "Mango." Not "MAN-go," or "Man-GOK," or "MON-go." It's just "Mango," like the fruit. People have always had a hard time pronouncing the name of University of Louisville redshirt freshman Mangok Mathiang. In fact, the African-born, Australian-raised center accepted the pronunciation to make it easier on others. "I'm from Africa," Mathiang said before he laughs... Recommended Stories

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