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West Africa Native Gorgui Dieng's Roots on Display in Louisville Win

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Louisville center Gorgui Dieng goes to the basket. (Photo: Reuters/Chris Steppig-Pool)

An African flag could be seen at Monday's NCAA basketball championship game.

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That's thanks to Gorgui Dieng, the 6 ft 11 center for the University of Louisville Cardinals.

You might have seen him showing off his hook shot, to help Louisville to the title over Michigan.

Dieng was born in the city of Kébémer in West Africa.

For the Geo Quiz, we want you to name Dieng's native country.

The answer: Senegal.

Tommy Tomlinson writes for Sports on Earth.

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