BOWLING GREEN, Ky. — WKU Hilltopper Basketball players Josh Anderson and Moustapha
Diagne will participate this month in a cultural exchange basketball trip to Belize
through the Sports Reach sports ministry program.
Anderson and Diagne join an impressive list of WKU standouts who have traveled
abroad with Sports Reach, including Justin Johnson, Nigel Snipes, T.J. Price, George
Fant, A.J. Slaughter and Steffphon Pettigrew.
Johnson, who finished his Hilltopper career in 2017-18, traveled to both Belize and
China with the program.
Participants on this year’s trip, which runs from May 16-26, are scheduled to play
six games against teams from the Belize National Elite Basketball League, along with
a few local all-star teams from the across the country.
They’ll also have the opportunity to lead basketball clinics for local children, as
well as visit children’s homes and churches. The players will get to experience some
of the local culture by exploring Mayan ruins, snorkeling and cave tubing.
Anderson – a 6-foot-6 guard from Baton Rouge, La. – averaged 7.4 points and 2.5
rebounds as a WKU freshman in 2017-18, shooting 55.3 percent from the floor. He made
three starts in 23 appearances.
Diagne – a 6-9 forward from Rufisque, Senegal – appeared in 20 games for the
Hilltoppers as a redshirt sophomore, scoring 11 total points and averaging 1.6
rebounds per contest.