Full Name:
Uche Nsonwu-Amadi
Position:
Forward/Center
College:
Wyoming
Height:
6-10
Weight:
260
High School:
Federal Collegiate HS (Minna, Nigeria)
Birthdate:
January 17, 1978
Birthplace:
Enugu, Nigeria

Statistics

HIGHLIGHTS
An early entry candidate for the 2002 NBA Draft.
Earned Second Team All-Mountain West Conference honors as a sophomore and junior.
Spent his freshman season (1998-99) at Indian Hills Community College of Iowa, where he was a member of a third consecutive National Junior College Championship team.
Forced to sit out the 1999-00 season at Wyoming, after not meeting NCAA Clearinghouse guidelines upon transferring from Indian Hills.
At Wyoming, scored in double figures in 37 of 61 games and had 19 double-digit rebounding games, with 13 double-doubles.


AT WYOMING
As a junior, ranked second in the MWC in rebounding (8.3 rpg) and field goal percentage (.540) and fourth in blocks (1.0 bpg).
In two NCAA Tournament games vs. Gonzaga and Arizona, averaged 12.0 points and eight rebounds.
Scored in double figures 19 times.
Had 10 double-digit rebounding games.
Had five double-doubles.
Grabbed a career-high 17 rebounds vs. San Diego State.
Tallied 20 points and 11 rebounds vs. New Mexico.
Had 20 points and nine rebounds against UNLV.
Had 18 points and 11 rebounds against Eastern Kentucky.

As a sophomore, named MWC Newcomer of the Year after leading the conference in field goal percentage (.602).
Ranked third in rebounding (8.3 rpg), eighth in blocks (25) and 14th in scoring (11.8 ppg).
Scored in double figures in 18 of 30 games.
Pulled down double figure rebounds in nine games.
Posted seven double doubles. Scored 20 or more points three times.
Scored a season-high 22 points vs. New Mexico.
Grabbed a season-high 14 rebounds against Creighton.

As a freshman at Indiana Hills CC, averaged 4.2 points, 4.6 rebounds and 1.1 blocks as the teamís sixth man.

STATISTICS - Indian Hills CC (Iowa)
SEASON G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
1998-99 38   68 126 .540 25 72 .347 174 18 24 41 159 4.2
Three-point field goals: 0-for-0 (.000).

STATISTICS - Wyoming
SEASON G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2000-01 30 30 130 216 .602 94 162 .580 250 22 21 25 354 11.8
2001-02 31 31 107 198 .540 102 154 .662 254 19 27 31 316 10.2
TOTALS 61 61 237 414 .572 196 316 .620 504 19 27 31 316 11.0
Three-point field goals: 2000-01, 0-for-2 (.000); 2001-02, 0-for-2 (.359). Totals: 0-for-2 (.000).