TU basketball signing

Thursday, May 2nd 2002, 12:00 am
By: News On 6

(Tulsa-AP) -- Tulsa basketball coach John Phillips has signed an Iowa high schooler to play with the Golden Hurricane.

Aliou Keita originally is from Senegal, Africa, but has played in Iowa the past two years.

The 6-foot-8, 260-pound Keita averaged just under 20 points and 13 rebounds per game last season.

He also speaks four languages -- English, French, Arabic and Walof.