Imoh  Silas
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Imoh Silas

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Lagos, Nigeria

High School:
Holderness School (NH)

Height / Weight:
6-9 / 229

Position:
C

03/09/2013

MAAC Tournament Central - Siena vs. Niagara - ESPN3 at 2:30 PM

Saints and Purple Eagles Meet in Quarterfinals

03/07/2013

MAAC Tournament Central - Siena vs. Marist - Friday at 7:30 PM

Saints and Red Foxes Meet in MAAC First Round

03/02/2013

Gameday Central - Siena at Iona - Sunday at 2 PM

Saints and Gaels Meet in Regular Season Finale

03/01/2013

Senior Day - Gameday Central - Marist at Siena 7 PM

O.D. Anosike Honored Pregame

02/23/2013

Gameday Central - Radford at Siena - Sunday at 12 PM

Saints Play Final BracketBuster

03/04/2016

Men's Basketball vs. Quinnipiac (2/28/16)

Men's Basketball vs. Quinnipiac (2/28/16)

02/07/2016

Marist 79, Siena 73

Photos from Siena's loss at Marist (2/7/16)

11/13/2015

Siena MBB vs. Duke (11/13/15)

Photos from Siena's 2015-16 season opener at defending national champion Duke

03/26/2014

Men's Basketball CBI vs. Illinois State (3/26/14)

Men's Basketball CBI vs. Illinois State (3/26/14)

03/08/2014

MAAC Quarterfinals vs. Canisius (3/8/14)

MAAC Quarterfinals vs. Canisius (3/8/14)

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GENERAL:
  • Athletic big man
  • Big-impact shot blocker
  • Hard-worker who runs the floor well and has improved strength
  • Has shown ability to alter game on both ends of floor
  • Expected to once again be a key contributor

2014-15:
  • Tore ACL in right knee in preseason workouts and missed entire season. Received NCAA medical red-shirt waiver for additional season of eligibility.

2013-14:
  • Played in all 38 games making 32 starts
  • Led team and ranked fifth in MAAC with 1.7 blocks per game
  • Ranked fourth on team with 4.7 rebounds per game and 15th in MAAC with 2.1 offensive rebounds per game
  • Had career-high 17 points and career-high 14 rebounds and scored game-winning basket in final seconds of win at Cornell (11/22)
  • Posted seven points and 11 rebounds in Senior Day win over Monmouth (3/2)

2012-13:
  • Played in 30 games and made 21 starts
  • Shot team-best 60% (48-80) from the field
  • Averaged 3.6 points and 3.0 rebounds per game
  • Grabbed season-high 12 rebounds in overtime win at Navy (11/11)
  • Shot 75% from the field from Jan. 4-Feb. 14, the highest field goal percentage in the nation over that span

2011-12:
  • Sat out academic year in residence per NCAA ruling

BEFORE SIENA:
  • Attended the Holderness School in Plymouth, N.H.
  • A NEPSAC All-New England Class AA Second Team selection as a senior
  • Played for the Expressions Elite travel team

PERSONAL:
  • The son of Okon and Rose Chalokwu Silas
  • Enjoys playing soccer and ping pong in his spare time
  • Chose Siena for its academic programs and the welcoming environment
  • Marketing major at Siena

THE SILAS FILE:

Nickname: Imzy, "E'', E-money
Major: Marketing
What I like most about Siena: The welcoming environment
What I like most about Siena Basketball: The tradition
Player I most relate to on the team: Ryan Oliver and Brett Bisping
If I could travel anywhere I wold go to: Bermuda
Best advice I've ever received: "Don't forget where you came from"
Future Plans: To make enough money to erase poverty in Africa
Favorite TV Show: Game of Thrones and Lie to Me