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


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.