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Full Name: Uche Nsonwu-Amadi
Position: Forward/Center
Height/Weight: 6-10 (2.08 m)/ 260 (117.9 kg)
Birthdate: January 17, 1978 (Enugu, Nigeria)
High School: Federal Collegiate HS (Minna, Nigeria)
College: Wyoming

Indian Hills CC (Iowa)
Three-point field goals: 0-for-0 (.000).

Three-point field goals: 2000-01, 0-for-2 (.000); 2001-02, 0-for-2 (.359); 2002-03, 0-for-0. Totals: 0-for-4 (.000).

Originally an early entry candidate for the 2002 NBA Draft before withdrawing his name from consideration. Spent his freshman season (1998-99) at Indian Hills Community College, 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.

Career Highlights: Earned First Team All-Mountain West Conference honors as a senior after notching Second Team honors as a sophomore and junior. Despite playing only three seasons at Wyoming, finished career as 10th-leading rebounder and seventh-leading shotblocker in school history.

Senior (2002-03): Led the MWC and finished 22nd in nation in rebounding (9.6 rpg). Posted 11 double-doubles and led team in rebounding in 22 of the 27 games he played in. Also led team in blocked shots (31). Tallied 23 points and a career-high 18 rebounds vs. Loyola-Marymount and 13 points and 16 rebounds vs. Montana State. Scored a career-high 24 points at Utah.

Junior (2001-02): Ranked second in MWC in rebounding (8.3 rpg) and field goal percentage (.540) and fourth in blocks (1.0 bpg). In NCAA Tournament games vs. Gonzaga and Arizona, averaged 12.0 points and 8.0 rebounds. Had 10 double-digit rebounding games. Posted a season-high 17 rebounds vs. San Diego State.

Sophomore (2000-01): 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 and pulled down double figure rebounds in nine games. Scored 20 or more points three times. Scored a season-high 22 points vs. New Mexico. Grabbed a season-high 14 rebounds against Creighton.

Freshman (1998-99): At Indian Hills, averaged 4.2 points, 4.6 rebounds and 1.1 blocks as the teamís sixth man.

Strengths: Consistent player who was near a double-double in just about every game in final two seasons.

Personal: Graduated with a degree in management information systems in December 200