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UConn Basketball: Frontcourt needs this off-season

After one season with the team, Rakim Lubin is transferring out of UConn. Lubin played limited minutes in his freshman season and was not a major factor for the team. This opens up another scholarship for next year’s team to be filled by a transfer student. While Lubin is strong and muscular, he simply does not have the skill to earn significant minutes on this UConn team. Transferring...
March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

UConn Basketball: Analyzing Amida Brimah’s NBA draft stock

One of the more interesting players on UConn’s roster is the 7 foot tall center Amida Brimah. With great size, the sophomore from Accra, Ghana, has untapped potential that has yet to be exposed. Every game Amida Brimah showcases his talent in I notice that the sky is the limit for how good he can be. His height alone and shot blocking ability will draw a lot of attention from NBA...
February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

UConn Basketball: Huskies hold off UCF

The Huskies ended their two game losing streak at Gampel Pavilion on Thursday night with a 67-60 victory over the UCF Knights. UConn got off to a hot start against their American Athletic Conference rival. Despite winning by just seven points the Huskies led the entire game and dominated on the court. They dominated from start to finish. Senior guard Ryan Boatright was 4 of 6 from...
January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

UConn Huskies Men’s’ Basketball: 1 game over .500

We are 9 games into the season and the UConn Huskies Men’s Basketball team is 5-4 on the season. After starting with 3 straight wins, the Huskies lost the next 3, and then alternated 2 wins and 1 loss. Although the Huskies are still unranked on the season they did put up a fight in a 66-56 loss to #2 Duke. UConn against Duke The main weakness that was exposed in the Duke game was...
December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Brimah scores 40 as UConn beats Coppin State 106-85

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) Amida Brimah scored a career-high 40 points and UConn snapped a three-game losing streak with a 106-85 rout of Coppin State. Connecticut's 7-foot center, who had never before scored more than 20 points in a game, made all 13 of his shots from the field, many of them dunks and hit 14 of his 16 foul shots. He also had 12 rebounds. Ryan Boatright added 22 points...
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December 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Photos: UConn Huskies vs Bryant Bulldogs – 11/14/14

UConn C #35 Amida Brimah puts home a slam dunk in the second half against Bryant at Gampel Pavilion on November 14, 2014. Here are photos from the UConn Huskies men’s basketball teams’ 66-53 win over the Bryant Bulldogs at Gampel Pavilion on November 14, 2014. photo credits: ian bethune
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November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Amida Brimah Wins UConn Basketball’s 3.4 Mile “Husky Run” Preseason Race

UConn basketball opens each season with the “Husky Run,” a 3.4 mile race around the Storrs campus. It allows students to race alongside the Huskies players, in an event that signals the beginning of fall basketball practice. The Husky Run has some added significance this year, as UConn basketball comes off of a national championship, and the result of the race was a bit surprising...
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October 01, 2014  |  Discuss

UConn’s Amida Brimah To Have Shoulder Surgery

STORRS, Conn. – UConn freshman center Amida Brimah (Accra, Ghana) is scheduled to undergo shoulder surgery Friday morning at the UConn Health Center in Farmington for a left shoulder labral repair. The surgery, a left shoulder arthroscopy, will repair a torn labrum and is expected to alleviate a condition that bothered the 7-foot freshman at times throughout the 2013-14 season...
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April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

UConn handles UCF 84-61

Freshman center Amida Brimah scored 20 points and grabbed eight rebounds, both career highs, as UConn recorded its first-ever American Athletic Conference victory with an 84-61 victory over Central Florida Saturday night. Shabazz Napier scored 14 points, and DeAndre Daniels (13) and Ryan Boatright (11) joined them in double figures as UConn (13-3, 1-2) won its second consecutive...
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January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

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