C Amida Brimah commits to UConn

6-foot-11 center Amida Brimah (Miami/Archbishop Carroll) gave Connecticut head coach Kevin Ollie a verbal commitment on Monday, according to the New Haven (Conn.) Register.

Brimah spent the weekend on an official visit to Storrs, Conn. and will attend the Huskies game against Louisville on Monday night. Schools such as Florida International, Miami (Fla.), Auburn, LaSalle and Southern Miss were interested in the 3-star center.

Brimah joins ESPN 100 PF Kentan Facey (Glen Head, N.Y./Long Island Lutheran) and PG Terrence Samuel (Brooklyn, N.Y./South Shore) in the Huskies' 2013 class.