‘One of the toughest kids I know’

  • In this Jan. 18, 2018 photo provided by NAU Athletics, Northern Arizona’s Omar Ndiaye warms up before an NCAA college basketball game against Eastern Washington in Flagstaff, Ariz. Ndiaye does not have a right hand due to a birth defect, but was still talented enough to become a Division I basketball player. (NAU Athletics vis AP)

  • In this Jan. 18, 2018 photo provided by NAU Athletics, Northern Arizona’s Omar Ndiaye warms up before an NCAA college basketball game against Eastern Washington in Flagstaff, Ariz. Ndiaye does not have a right hand due to a birth defect, but was still talented enough to become a Division I basketball player. (NAU Athletics vis AP)

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — Omar Ndiaye strokes in long 3-pointers with a flick of his wrist alongside the rest of Northern Arizona’s players. Ndiaye has the same springy legs as his teammates, is just as quick off the dribble and has a wicked crossover.

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