Reports: UVU Center Fardaws Aimaq Enters NCAA Transfer Portal
Mar 18, 2022, 5:44 PM | Updated: 5:50 pm
(Courtesy of Utah Valley Athletics)
SALT LAKE CITY – Former Western Athletic Conference Player of the Year and Utah Valley Wolverines center Fardaws Aimaq entered the NCAA transfer portal, according to multiple reports.
The Athletic’s Sam Vecenie reported on Friday, March 18 that Aimaq had entered the portal.
Travis Branham reported that a source confirmed to 247Sports that the double-double machine was in the portal.
Utah Valley big Fardaws Aimaq is in the transfer portal. Averaged 19 points and 14 rebounds this year. Enormous Canadian center, 6-11, 245 pounds. Was the WAC POY in 2021, 2x WAC DPOY, and 1st team All-WAC this season.
— Sam Vecenie (@Sam_Vecenie) March 18, 2022
After playing for the Mercer Bears as a freshman, Aimaq transferred to UVU prior to the 2020-21 season.
His first season in Orem earned him the WAC Player of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year awards.
The Vancouver native explored leaving for the NBA after his first season with the Wolverines. Aimaq decided to come back as a junior in 2021-22.
This season, Aimaq helped Utah Valley to a 20-12 record. The center averaged 18.9 points, 13.6 rebounds, 1.7 assists, 1.3 blocks, and 0.7 steals per contest.
WAC Player of the Year Fardaws Aimaq has entered the transfer portal.
— Travis Branham (@TravisBranham_) March 18, 2022
During his three seasons of college basketball, Aimaq has posted averages of 12.7 points per game on 49.3 percent shooting in 83 games played.