Amoke has been an important contributor to the Bears after missing his first year in Berkeley due to the aftereffects of calf surgery ... had a vascular abnormality removed from his right calf Sept. 14, 2007, and wasn't able to practice with the team on a full-time basis until near the end of the 2007-08 campaign ... provides size and strength at the wing position ... an unselfish player on the offensive end who also brings intensity to the defensive side of the floor ... has the ability help both with snagging rebounds and with shooting from behind the perimeter ... a high-energy player who has often been asked to guard players much larger than him.
As a Sophomore (2009-10): Posted career highs of 15 points against Jacksonville and 15 rebounds vs. Ohio State ... recorded a double-double against Iowa State (11 points, 14 rebounds) ... took on a larger role with the team, making an immediate impact with the Bears were dealing with a short bench due to injuries and illnesses ... tallied a game-high 11 rebounds vs. Oregon ... made his first career start at Washington State and led the Bears with seven rebounds ... started 14 games, making his first career start at Washington State ... posted six rebounds at UCLA ... had 12 points and nine rebounds vs. Oregon in the Pac-10 Tournament quarterfinals, his first double-digit scoring effort since Jan. 6.
As a Freshman (2008-09): Coming off the bench as a key reserve, Amoke averaged 2.6 ppg and 2.1 rpg in just over eight minutes ... posted a career-best 10 rebounds against Dartmouth, along with nine points as he went 5-for-6 from the free-throw line ... tallied a career-high 11 points off the bench against North Carolina A&T, and recorded nine points against Texas Pan-American ... his second-best rebounding performance came at UNLV where he notched eight ... shot 4-for-6 from the field three times (Missouri, Texas-Pan American, North Carolina A&T) ... tied for the game-high in rebounds with six against Colgate ... grabbed four rebounds vs. Washington State ... appeared in all but one game.
High School: A three-time Ventura County Player of the Year, Amoke averaged 20.3 ppg, 13.4 rpg, 3 spg and 3 bpg as a senior when Oxnard finished 21-6 ... also named league MVP twice and first-team All-CIF three times ... voted second-team all-state as a senior ... rated the No. 13 small forward and No. 83 overall recruit in the country by ESPN.com ... also tabbed the No. 25 small forward by Scout.com ... as a junior, averaged 19.8 ppg, 11.5 rpg, 3.6 spg and 3.5 bpg, helping Oxnard to a 23-7 record ... contributed 17.7 ppg and 12 rpg as a sophomore.
Personal: Omondi Robin Amoke ... born June 3, 1989, in Santa Barbara, Calif. ... parents are Diane Robin, and Omulo and Tina Amoke ... intended media studies major