RENO, Nev. – Nevada head coach Steve Alford announced the signing of forward AJ Bramah (San Leandro, Calif./Robert Morris) to the Wolf Pack program Friday.
Bramah, a versatile 6-foot-7 player who can play multiple positions on the court, will have one season of eligibility remaining, and will be immediately available to play for Nevada ahead of the 2021-22 campaign.
“AJ is a tremendous addition to our team. He’s a very good person, student, and player; a perfect fit to the culture we are building,” Alford said. “He’s somebody that brings experience and versatility, and we are excited to welcome him to the Wolf Pack Family.”
Bramah played the past two seasons (2019-21) at Robert Morris after spending two seasons (2017-19) at Sheridan College in Wyoming. Over his Robert Morris career, he averaged 15.4 points and 8.7 rebounds over 45 games (24 starts), shooting 54.7 percent from the field. In 2019-20, he played a pivotal role in the Colonials’ 20-14 campaign in which they captured the NEC Tournament title and earned a bid to the 2020 NCAA Tournament prior to its cancellation due to COVID-19.
This past season, with Robert Morris’ move to the Horizon League, Bramah excelled, averaging a double-double featuring team-leading figures of 21.0 points and 10.3 rebounds per game, while shooting 51.1 percent. Bramah, who started 11 of the 12 games in which he played, was also a defensive fixture for the Colonials, averaging 1.42 steals a game.
The San Leandro, Calif., native was named to the All-Northeast Conference (NEC) Second Team and to the conference’s All-Tournament Team in 2019-20, averaging 13.4 points and a team-best 8.2 rebounds over 33 games (13 starts), and posting 29 double figure-scoring performances.
During his time at Sheridan, Bramah played in 62 games, averaging 13.2 points and 8.8 rebounds, including a freshman season in which he averaged a double-double of 14.0 points and 10.1 rebounds.
Bramah will join a Nevada program that is coming off a 16-10 (10-7 MW) campaign and reached the semifinals of the Mountain West Tournament in 2020-21.