Kimani Kary Ffriend
Belair HS, Kingston, Jamaica
July 29, 1977
Named Honorable Mention All-Big 12 Conference and was named to Big 12's All-Defensive Team following senior season.
Ranks fourth all-time at Nebraska in career blocks (159) and seventh in career rebounding average (8.5 rpg).
Recorded third- (85) and fifth-highest (74) single-season shot block totals in Husker history.
As a senior, posted third-best single-season field goal percentage (62.3 percent) in Nebraska history.
As a senior, played in 28 of 30 games, starting 25.
Sprained medial collateral ligament in his right knee in March and missed regular-season finale vs. Iowa State.
Returned the following week for Big 12 Tournament.
Topped squad in rebounding (8.2 rpg), field goal percentage (62.3 percent, third in nation), blocks (74, 2.6 bpg, 24th in nation) and double-doubles (10).
Ranked second on the team in scoring (13.8 ppg).
Led Big 12 with nine double-doubles in league play.
Posted 13 points and 14 rebounds and tied a career-high with seven blocks in win at Kansas State.
Had season-high 16 rebounds in victory over Missouri.
Racked up career-high 28 points vs. Texas A&M.
Selected to All-Big 12 Second Team and to Big 12 All-Newcomer Team as a junior after becoming Nebraska's starting center at start of season.
Honored as Big 12 Rookie of the Week three times, including two straight weeks in January.
Led conference in blocks (85, 2.8 bpg, 18th in nation) and topped team in field goal percentage (53.7 percent), ninth in the league, and rebounding (8.8 rpg), fourth in the league.
Averaged 10.3 rpg in league play to tie for the Big 12 lead.
Swatted three or more shots 16 times, including five games with five blocks or more.
Had season-high six blocks vs. both Kansas and Creighton.
Set a Big 12 record with career-high 21 rebounds vs. Oral Roberts, the most by a Nebraska player in at least 30 years.
Amassed eight double-doubles and had four games with 15 or more rebounds.
AT JUNIOR COLLEGE
Spent 1998-99 at Gulf Coast CC in Panama City, Fla.
Spent 1997-98 season at Dekalb Junior College (now Georgia Perimeter College) in Dunwoody, Ga.
Starred in track and soccer in high school before shooting up to 6-11 and taking up basketball.
|Three-point field goals: 1998-99. 0-for-0 (.000).
|Three-point field goals: 0-for-0 (.000)