Amihere Photo Courtesy: FIBA can confirm Canadian International Center/ Power Forward of Ghanaian descent Laeticia Amihere will maintain her jersey number for the upcoming Women’s College Basketball Season.

GREENVILLE, SC – MARCH 06: Laeticia Amihere (15) of South Carolina during the SEC Women’s College basketball tournament game between the Georgia Bulldogs and the South Carolina Gamecocks on March 6, 2020, at Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville, S.C.(Photo by John Byrum/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

The 6 foot 4 inch player will wear jersey number “15” for University of South Carolina Women’s Basketball Team in the 2021-2022 Season.

The recently turned 20 year old is heading to her third year with the program and wore the same jersey number in the past campaign that was affected by the COVID pandemic.

Amihere Photo Courtesy: FIBA

She is the second tallest player on the roster behind 6 foot 5 inch Aliyah Boston and is expected to play more minutes than the she did in the previous season.

Amihere Photo Courtesy: FIBA

In 31 games last season, Amihere averaged 6.8 points and 5.5 rebounds in 18.1 minutes off the bench; she started just a game last season as the Gamecocks lost in postseason Final Four.

Amihere is coming off her debut run with Canada at the Olympics where in three games, she averaged 4.7 points and four rebounds in 13.6 minutes in Tokyo.

By Yaw Adjei-Mintah

@YawMintYM on Twitter


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