UConn improves NCAA tourney résumé with win over No. 21 SMU

HARTFORD, Conn. — Amida Brimah decided to take the tape off his injured right hand during Thursday morning's shootaround.That night, UConn's 7-foot junior, playing in his sixth game since missing more than a month with a broken middle finger, had 16 points, eight rebounds and five blocks as the Huskies improved its NCAA Tournament resume with a 68-62 victory over No. 21 SMU.With...
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February 19, 2016  |  Discuss

UConn C Amidah Brimah out 6-8 weeks with broken finger

Connecticut Huskies center Amidah Brimah has a broken finger and will be out 6-8 weeks. Brimah’s injury was reported on Twitter. Injury News: C Amida Brimah will be out 6-8 weeks with a broken finger. RETWEET to wish him a speedy recovery!#UConn — UConn SPORTalk (@SPORTalkUConn) December 23, 2015 Brimah, a junior seven-footer from Miami, is averaging...
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December 23, 2015  |  Discuss

UConn C Amida Brimah out with broken finger

STORRS, Conn. (AP) Connecticut junior center Amida Brimah broke the third finger on his right hand during practice on Monday and will have to undergo surgery. The diagnosis and treatment came from an examination on Tuesday morning. The 7-footer from Ghana is scheduled to have surgery on Wednesday and is expected to miss the next 6 to 8 weeks. Brimah missed a game for the first...
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December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

UConn Basketball: Reviewing the 2014-2015 season

UConn basketball took a step back this season after winning an unexpected national championship in 2014. After a roller coaster season of moments of disappointment and spurts of jubilation, the Huskies feel short of making the 68 team tournament. Instead, UConn is a four seed in the National Invitational Tournament, better known as the NIT. The Huskies hope to salvage their underachieving...
March 17, 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 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

UConn Huskies Men’s Basketball: Brimah explodes with 40, Duke preview

After suffering a disappointing loss to Yale the UConn Men’s Basketball team rebounded against Coppin State. The Huskies were surprising led by their 7-foot center Amida Brimah. Prior to this game Brimah had only scored 20 points at the most, so this outburst shocked Coppin State. Brimah did not miss shot all night going 13-13 from the field, which mostly came on dunks and alley...
December 16, 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

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

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