Ohio State basketball player surprises his family in Senegal in heartwarming video

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While the Ohio State men's basketball team is getting some time to spend at home, one freshman went the distance for a special reunion.

Center Ibrahima Diallo, who is from Senegal, hadn't seen his family in three years, according to OSU head men's basketball coach Chris Holtmann. On Wednesday, he posted a video to Twitter showing the heartwarming moment Diallo reunited with his mom and family.


"The fellas are getting a few weeks back home to give all their great Mom’s a big hug. Ibrahima decided to surprise his family in Senegal. It’s been over 3 yrs since he’s seen his family. Special moment!" Holtmann tweeted.