Rising Star: Cheikh 'CB' Diallo

From Senegal to D.C. (ABC7)

Basketball is not just a sport. To some it's a lifestyle.

For Cheikh Diallo, basketball was his ticket to a better life.

Home is Senegal for the American University junior.

Cheikh left when he was 18 years old. Four years later, he hasn't been back since.

As ABC7 sports reporter Scott Abraham shows us, how AU and the basketball team have basically become his second home.

Watch the video above for the complete story.

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