West Virginia forward Sagaba Konate had a block party on Monday night and he invited all of the Kansas Jayhawks. The sixth-ranked Mountaineers hosted the 10th-ranked Jayhawks in a Big 12 showdown and West Virginia’s 6-8, 260-pound sophomore forward racked up five blocks in the first half, including two incredible stuffs at the rim that thwarted potential Kansas dunks.

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That kind of defensive performance isn’t out of the ordinary for Konate, who entered the game averaging 2.9 blocks per game – the second-best average in the conference. He set a career high with seven blocks against Baylor on Jan. 9.

Watch three of his emphatic blocks below.

Andy Wittry has written for SI.com, Sporting News, the Indianapolis Star, Louisville Courier-Journal and Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

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