Photos from Siena's final game in the Old Spice Classic (12/1/13)
GENERAL: Versatile, physical talent who adds value in several roles...Sneaky offensive game...Excellent off the bounce and around the basket...Above-average ball-handler, especially for his size...Creates mismatches on both ends of the floor...Aggressive rebounder...Good range...Heady player...Impressed on summer tour of Montreal.
BEFORE SIENA: Averaged 15 points, 10.8 rebounds, 3.6 blocks, three assists and 2.5 steals as a senior at Oakland Mills...Was named Fourth Team All-Met by the Washington Post and Howard County Player of the Year after leading the Scorpions to a 24-1 record, the Howard County Championship, and a Regional Finals appearance as a senior...Transferred to Oakland Mills after junior season after studying and playing three years at Mount St. Joseph.
PERSONAL: Son of Shanty Burks and Lisa Long...Planed major at Siena is management.
THE LONG FILE: Nickname: Von What I like most about Siena: The size of the campus What I like most about Siena basketball: Drills at practice Another Siena sport I follow: Volleyball My hobbies: Sleeping If I could travel anywhere, I would go to: The Moon My biggest fan: My Mom Three words that describe me: Weird, lazy, comfortable My dream job: To own my own business If I could have any pet, I would have: A tiger Favorite class at Siena: First Year Seminar Vacation spot: Bahamas Ice cream flavor: Birthday Cake Food: Chicken