User ID
Password
  Forgot User ID
or Register Today!
VegasInsider.com
Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Follow Us on Google+ VI Mobile Scores and Betting Odds
Home
NFL
NBA
NHL
MLB
NCAA FB
NCAA BK
Soccer
Boxing/MMA
Horses
More
Betting Tools

 
UConn walk-on Amilo gets scholarship

New Sportsbook.ag customers: Make your 1st bet, get your 2nd bet free, 100%, winnings paid in cash.
Join Now

Already have an account? Click here to view new Exclusive Rewards!

STORRS, Conn. (AP) - National champion UConn has awarded an athletic scholarship to junior Nnamdi Amilo, who spent last year as a walk-on practice player and played in two games.

Advertisement
Amilo, from New Fairfield, had two points and two rebounds, all in an 83-40 win over South Florida.

The 6-foot-2, 225-pound forward is a molecular cell biology major and was named to the 2013-14 American Athletic Conference All-Academic team.

Coach Kevin Ollie praised his work ethic, academics and character in awarding him the scholarship.

He is the second UConn walk-on to receive an athletic scholarship for the upcoming season. He joins Pat Lenehan, who is also studying molecular cell biology. He also was named to the conference's all-academic team.

AP NEWS
The Associated Press News Service

Copyright 2014
The Associated Press
All Rights Reserved

  
HEADLINES
Edwards: Battle 4 Atlantis Tip Sheet
Iskoe: College Hoops Report
Villanova holds off Michigan, 60-55
Arizona wins, but Kansas State covers
Kentucky routs Texas-Arlington, 92-44
VCU tops Oregon in Legends Classic
Harvard handles Houston at home
Colorado uses 25-0 run to ground Air Force
FSU rallies past The Citadel, 66-55
MORE HEADLINES
 
Why Buy Picks From VegasInsider.com
NCAA BK College Basketball Handicapper Sports Picks Records
NCAA BK  Hot Streaks
10-4 Yesterday, +2,102 This Year
10-4 CBK Picks L2 Days
9-3 Guarantees This Year
6 G-Play Wins in a Row
12-3 L15 Picks, 9-2 L11 G-Plays
4-0 L4, 8-2 L10 CBK Streak
9-2 L11 Guaranteed Plays
19-11 Last 30 CBK Run
2-0 L2, 6-2 L8 Selections
NCAABK College Basketball Expert Sports Picks- Oklahoma Sooners vs UCLA Bruins
2014 CBK SEASON PICK RECORDS
Money Leaders
Handicapper Money
Antony Dinero + 2102
Doc's Sports + 755
Michael Black + 733
Last 7 Day Leaders
Handicapper Money
Michael Black + 970
Antony Dinero + 751
Joe Williams + 585
Percentage Leaders
Handicapper Pct
Scott Pritchard 100 %
Greg Smith 73 %
Doc's Sports 72 %
Guaranteed Leaders
Handicapper Money
Doc's Sports + 575
Kevin Rogers + 575
Kyle Hunter + 575
Over-Under Leaders
Handicapper Money
Tony Stoffo + 160
Andy Iskoe + 100
Michael Black + 100
Member Leaders
Handicapper Money
Antony Dinero + 520
Tony Stoffo + 495
Bruce Marshall + 483
MORE PICK RECORDS
  
corner graphic
With a VI Gold Membership, you can SAVE 10% off a Live Odds subscription, SAVE 20% off Daily Pick packages, and receive access to up to 1,000 Member Plays each month!
VI Daily Fantasy NFL Perfect Lineup Contest