"Diyaaldin gives us a legitimate shot blocker as well as more height on our front line," head coach Frankie Allen comments about Kelley.
2010-11: Played in 22 games including five starts ... lead team with 14 blocks ... averaged 3.4 points and 2.5 rebounds per game ... grabbed 10 rebounds vs. Coppin State (1/22) ... had near double-double in MEAC Tournament against Florida A&M (3/8), grabbing 10 rebounds, scoring nine points plus blocking four shots.
Previous School: Averaged six points and five rebounds at Harcum College, which was ranked as high as no. 1 in the country among junior colleges in 2009-10.
High School: Recorded a triple double of 15 points, 10 rebounds and 10 blocks his senior year.
Personal: Born July 23, 1989 in Philadelphia, Pa. ... Son of Theresa Westbrook and Douglas Kelley ... Has two sisters, Anika and Lisa, and one brother, Bilal ... Personal best sports moment was his first dunk in high school ... Plans to play professionally after graduation ... Enjoys drawing ... Favorite movies include He Got Game and Love and Basketball.