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    Amida Brimah
    35 Amida Brimah
    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    Accra, Ghana

    High School:
    Archbishop Coleman Carroll HS

    Height / Weight:
    7-0 / 230

    Position:
    Center

    Birthdate:
    02/11/1994

    01/23/2015

    Calhoun Was Robin In UCF Win

    Junior guard scores 11 points and two steals in 23 minutes in win over UCF.

    01/14/2015

    Late UConn Rally Falls Short At Tulsa, 66-58

    Daniel Hamilton recorded his third career double-double in the loss

    01/06/2015

    UConn Overcomes Slow Start to Take Down USF, 58-44

    Amida Brimah scored 13 points and Ryan Boatright added 10 to lead the Huskies

    01/02/2015

    Huskies Show Strength And Determination

    Young players fought hard in overtime loss to Temple.

    12/29/2014

    Huskies Show Confidence, Consistency And Composure

    Ollie looks for those three traits in a championship team.

    01/25/2015

    UConn vs USF

    UConn vs USF Men's Basketball

    01/25/2015

    UConn vs. USF

    USATSI photos men's basketball -- 1/25/15

    01/22/2015

    UConn vs UCF

    UConn vs UCF (photo by Stephen Slade)

    01/11/2015

    UConn vs Cincinatti

    UConn vs Cincinatti Men's Basketball @XL

    01/06/2015

    Uconn vs. USF

    Uconn vs. USF men's basketball

    While at UConn: Though just a sophomore, will serve as team co-captain in 2014-15... Selected by the American Athletic Conference coaches to the Preseason All-Conference Second Team... Made a great impact on the defensive side of the ball last season, leading the Huskies with 92 blocks... Named to the American Athletic Conference All-Rookie Team and was the Conference Rookie of the Week after recording a career-high 20 points and eight rebounds against Central Florida (1/11/14)... Has averaged 4.1 points, 3.0 rebounds and 2.3 blocks.

    As a Freshman in 2013-14:
    Appeared in all 40 games for UConn, starting 17, averaging 4.1 points, 3.0 rebounds and a team-leading 2.3 blocks (44th in the country)... Named to the American Athletic Conference All-Rookie Team... Averaged 2.8 points and 2.3 rebounds in the NCAA Tournament...Led the Huskies with two blocks in UConn's Final Four game against Florida (4/5)... Averaged 5.1 points and 3.4 rebounds in conference play... Named the American Athletic Conference Rookie of the Week after recording a career-high 20 points and eight rebounds against Central Florida (1/11)... Led the team in field goal percentage this year, shooting 64.0 percent from the field... Made his first career start against Washington (12/22).

    Before UConn:
    Attended Archbishop Coleman Carroll High School in Miami, playing under coach Juan Hernandez... Averaged 15.7 points, 11.6 rebounds, 7.2 blocks per game last season, leading Archbishop Carroll to a 26-5 record and the Class 4A regional semfinals... Also attended West Lake Prep and Monsignor Pace High before Carroll... A soccer player in his native Ghana, has only been playing organized basketball some five years.

    Personal Information:
    Amida Abiola Brimah... Born February 11, 1994... Son of Barikisu and Rashat Peregrino Brimah... Has three sisters, ... Originally from Accra, Ghana, but currently resides in Miami, Fla... In addition to English, speaks French and African languages Twi, Ga, Hausa, and Yaroba.

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