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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

    04/07/2014

    Top Dogs! UConn Outlasts Kentucky, 60-54, to Win Fourth National Championship

    Shabazz Napier scored 22 points and pulled down six rebounds en route to being named Most Outstanding Player.

    03/21/2014

    Huskies To Face Villanova In The Third Round Of The NCAA Tournament

    The former Big East rivals have never played each other in the NCAA Tournament

    03/20/2014

    UConn Advances To Third Round With Win Over Saint Joseph's in OT, 89-81

    Shabazz Napier scored a team-high 24 points to lead the Huskies

    03/15/2014

    No. 21 UConn Edges No. 13 Cincinnati, 58-56

    UConn will face Louisville for the Inaugural American Tournament Title Saturday

    03/15/2014

    No. 21 UConn Falls to No. 5 Louisville, 71-61, in American Final

    DeAndre Daniels led the Huskies with 17 points and 10 rebounds

    04/08/2014

    UConn vs Kentucky NCAA Championship Game

    UConn vs Kentucky NCAA Championship Game

    04/07/2014

    UConn vs. Kentucky (USATSI)

    UConn vs. Kentucky (USATSI)

    04/05/2014

    Final Four: UConn vs. Florida

    Final Four: UConn vs. Florida

    03/30/2014

    UConn vs Michigan State NCAA Regional Final

    UConn vs Michigan State NCAA Regional Final at Madison Square Garden

    03/30/2014

    UConn vs. Michigan State (USATSI)

    UConn vs. Michigan State (USATSI)

    While at UConn: Made a great impact on the defensive side of the ball, 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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