Nathan Mensah (with ball) against Southern Texas. Photo Courtesy: San Diego State University can confirm Ghana Center Nathan Mensah is in line to play the first game of his Senior Season at San Diego State University.

The 2021-2022 season starts on New Year’s Day on January 1, 2022 for the Aztecs with a game against University of Nevada-Las Vegas (UNLV).

Nathan Mensah

It marks the start of the regular season in the Mountain West Conference for San Diego State who are the reigning champions in back to back seasons.

Mensah is entering what is likely to be his final season with the Aztecs with three years of playing top level College basketball under his belt.

Nathan Mensah Photo Courtesy: San Diego State

The 6 foot 10 inch defender with a 7 foot 4 wingspan is one of the Conference’s best defenders and helped San Diego progress to the National Tournament; San Diego exited in the first round via loss to Syracuse University.

The Mountain West Conference Regular Season starts on January 1 and ends on March 5. San Diego State plays in the Wooden Legacy Tournament on Thanksgiving Day on November 25.

Mensah Photo Courtesy: San Diego Tribune

Mensah averaged 8.1 points, 6.1 rebounds and 1.4 blocks in 21.4 minutes across 28 games.

By Yaw Adjei-Mintah

@YawMintYM on Twitter


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