Men's Basketball

 
31 - Amu Saaka
Amu Saaka
Height: 6-6
Weight: 210
Year: Junior
Hometown: Decatur, Ga.
High School: Columbia High School
Previous College: USF
Position: Forward
AS A SOPHOMORE (2007-08): Garnered playing time in 29 games and earned five starts as a sophomore...averaged 2.6 points and 1.7 rebounds per game...Netted a career-high 17 points on 5-of-6 shooting beyond the arc in a victory over Winston-Salem State...scored 13 points and added five boards in December victory over St. Francis (NY)...tallied nine points and five rebounds versus Seton Hall. AS A FRESHMAN (2006-07): Played in 29 games and earned two starts while claiming USF's Bull Pride Award...averaged 3.5 points and 3.0 rebounds per game...netted season-best 12 points in debut versus South Carolina State...tallied eight points and eight rebounds versus Stetson...managed eight points in just 10 minutes in upset of nationally-ranked Notre Dame...Eight points and six rebounds in season finale versus DePaul. HIGH SCHOOL: 2006 graduate of Columbia High School, where he saw action at forward under coach Philip McCrary...three-year letterwinner helped Columbia to a 32-1 record, region title class 4A title as a senior...averaged 15.0 points, 7.0 rebounds and 4.0 assists and was selected as team MVP and second team all-state...tabbed a McDonald's All-American nominee...team concluded the 2006 season ranked 21st nationally by HoopsUSA...totaled 16 points, seven boards and three assists per game as a junior on 23-8 Columbia team. PERSONAL: Full name is Adamu Felli Saaka...son of Adamu and Janet Saaka...born May 8, 1988, in Decatur, Ga....has not declared a major.