Le Mans Sarthe Basket reached an agreement with small forward Lahaou Konate, who penned a two-year contract with his new team on Tuesday. Konate (1.96 meters, 23 years old) arrives from ALM Evreux Basket, where he played in each of the last four seasons. He averaged 11.6 points on 39.6% three-point shooting, 3.4 rebounds and 2.4 assists in 33 French second division games last season. Konate has also played for Hyeres-Toulon Var Basket and Denek Bat Urcuit Bayonne in France. He has been a member of the French U20 national team. Konate is set to make his Eurocup debut next season.