GENERAL: Athletic big man...Big-impact shot blocker...Improved rebounder with considerable ability above the rim...Expected to be a major contributor.
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 career-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 computer science program and the welcoming environment.
THE SILAS FILE Nickname: Imzy Major: Marketing What I like most about Siena College: The community and the environment What I like most about Siena basketball: The team My hobbies: Playing ping pong and listening to music Three words that describe me: Cool, African, respectful Sport/position I always wanted to try: Soccer forward If I could have any pet, I would have: A lion and a cheetah (must be well trained) My dream car: Lotus Favorite class at Siena: Business Law Favorite sports team: San Antonio Spurs Favorite movie: She's Out of My League Favorite pro athlete: LeBron James Favorite actor:Denzel Washington
Spot on Campus: My room Professional Athlete: Lebron James & Tim Duncan Pro Sports Team: Spurs Website: Facebook & Worldstar Hip Hop Pizza Topping: Pepperoni Season: Summer Holiday: Christmas Day of the week: Friday SILAS' CAREER STATS