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Image 47 of Basketball, 1993

Part of University of Kentucky Basketball Media Guides (Men)

6-9 205 Sophomore Forward Chicago, Illinois (De La Salle) GENERAL Started eight games in 1991-92, including six straight near the end of the regular season ... Name is pronounced Uh-MEE-Noo. PITINO ON TIMBERLAKE_ "Aminu Timherlake is very good defensive player, a very good runner. People like Riddick and Timherlake only get better with age." 1991-92 Best game was a six-point, five-rebound performance against South Carolina in Lexington, a game he statted ... Also had six points in a losing effort at Florida ... Started and scored five points with five rebounds in his first collegiate game, against West Virginia in the Pteseason NIT ... Sidelined by Coach Pitino fot two games early in the season to allow him to catch up academically ... Was the victim of the infamous "Christian Laettner Stomp" in the Duke game. HIGH SCHOOL Averaged 13.8 points and 6.2 rebounds per game as a senior at De La Salle ... Averaged 12 points, eight tebounds and four blocks per game his junior season ... Rated as one of the top frontcourt players in the Midwest... Praised for his work habits and leadership abilities... Visited Kentucky during its Midnight Madness weekend and verbally committed shortly thereafter... Was a Top 10 selection by "Windy City Roundball Review"... All-League selection ... Coached by Tony Rappold. Opponent Date Points........ FG Made... FG Atts..... 3pt. Goals.. 3pt. Atts.... FT Made ... Rebounds.. Assists....... Turnovers-Blocks........ Steals......... ..6................Florida..........................................3/4/92 ..3................Florida..........................................3/4/92 ..7................West Virginia...............................11/20/91 ..0 ..1................Twice ..1................West Virginia...............................11/20/91 ..5................Twice ..2................Eastern Ky....................................1/18/92 ..2................Three Times ..2................West Virginia...............................11/20/91 ..3................Massachusetts...............................12/4/91 YEAR G-S MIN-AVG FG-A PCT 3FG-A PCT FT-A PCT REB-AVG PF-D A TO BS S TP-AVG 91-92 25-9 206-8.2 12-40 30.0 0-2 00.0 4-13 30.8 39-16 31-0 7 19 6 7 28-1.1 1 \\ -1 r jj IN Full Name: Aminu Timherlake Birthdate: January 1, 1973 Place of Birth: Chicago, 111. parent: Christine Tang Major: Graphic Arts High School Coach: Tony Rappold My Hobbies Are: Art My Favorite Food Is: Pizza My Favorite TV Show Is: Prince of Bel Air My Favorite Movie Is: Boyz 'n the Hood My Favorite Book Is: The Spook Who Sat by die Door My Favorite Sports Figure Is: Magic Johnson My Goal In Life Is To: Become successful in whatever 1 do My Greatest Moment In Sports Was: Graduating form DeLaSalle The Best Athlete I've Ever Played Against Was: Andre Riddick The One Thing I Like Most About Basketball Is: Competition The Best Thing About Being An Athlete Is: Knowing people The Toughest Thing About Being An athlete Is: The physical and mental strain you put on your body Before A Basketball Game I: Pray When I Want To Get Away From Basketball I: Hang out The Thing That Impresses Me Most About Rick Pitino Is: His confidence The Thing I Like Most About The Univers ty of Kentucky Is: The good people I'd Like ' To Be Stran jed On A Desert Island With: Candac; Harvey My PrimLry Inspirat on In Sport i Was: To be successful My Advice To Youngsters Is:" Ti stay in school 45 Players

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