Men's Basketball

James Siakam - 35


Douala, Cameroon

High School:
Brehm Prep

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 225


James Siakam


Siakam's double-double leads VU past Texas A&M

Commodores earn big road win, 66-55


Vanderbilt - Northeastern postgame notes

Vanderbilt 79, Northeastern 49


James Siakam dunk in Italy

Highlight video of a fast break dunk by the Commodores on their European Tour.


MBB to meet Arkansas in SEC Tournament

Commodores and Razorbacks to meet for the third time this season at 6:30 p.m. in the second round of the SEC Tournament at the Bridgestone Arena in downtown Nashville.


Siakam's great opportunity

from the January 2013 issue of Commodore Nation


Vanderbilt-Tennessee State 11/23/14 (Green)

View Steve Green's photos from Vanderbilt's 78-46 win over Tennessee State on November 23, 2014 at Memorial Gym.


MBB vs. Lipscomb (11/20/14)

Vanderbilt defeated Lipscomb; 72-62. (11/20/14) Photos by Joe Howell and Anne Rayner


Vanderbilt vs. Illinois-Springfield (11/6/14)

John Russell's photos from Vanderbilt's 82-63 win over Illinois-Springfield (11/6/14)


Vanderbilt-LSU 3/6/14 (Howell)

Photos from Vanderbilt-LSU on March 6, 2014 (Photos by Joe Howell)


Vanderbilt vs. Florida (USATSI)

Vanderbilt vs. Florida (USATSI)

Signed in the late period in 2010 with the Commodores, has played in 70 games in his Vanderbilt career.

2013-14 (Junior):
Played in all 31 games and started 28...Averaged 7.2 points and 5.3 rebounds per game...Shot 58.9% from the floor, which led the team...Was second on the team in rebounds...Posted six games in double figures and had three double-doubles on the season, with two coming against Texas A&M...Scored a career-high 22 points and had 10 rebounds in win at Texas A&M (1/25) and had a 16-point, 10-rebound effort against the Aggies in Nashville (2/15)...In those two Commodore wins, he was also a combined 22-27 from the free throw line...Posted an 18-point, 13-rebound effort against Lipscomb (11/15)...His 13 rebounds was a new career-high...Also had 10 rebounds against Ole Miss in Nashville (1/22)...Posted new career-high in blocks with five at LSU (1/18).

2012-13 (Sophomore):
Played in 26 games and made the first and only start of his career at Tennessee (1/29)...Scored a career-high eight points and grabbed career-high eight rebounds vs. Marist at Old Spice Classic (11/23)...Had seven rebounds at Arkansas (1/12) and at Mississippi State (2/23).

2011-12 (RS Freshman):
Played in 13 games in his redshirt freshman campaign...Averaged 0.5 points and 0.2 rebounds...Scored two points vs. LSU (2/8) and at Ole Miss (2/16).

2010-11 (Freshman):

High School
Averaged 18 points, 10 rebounds, and five blocks per game for his Brehm (Ill.) Prep team.

James Bamba Siakam...Born May 23, 1992... Son of Tchamo and Victoire Siakam... Has three brothers, Boris, Christian, and Pascal and two sisters, Raissa and Vanessa... Major is Human and Organizational Development... Chose the Commodores over Southern Illinois, Marquette, Illinois, Florida, Virginia, and UCLA...Recipient of the Jerry H. Smith Scholarship and the Walter M. Morgan Men's Basketball Scholarship...Advice to youngsters: "Work hard for whatever you want because nothing is free. Stay humble, and above all, put God first in any of your endeavors."

Career Highs
Points: 22, at Texas A&M (1/25/14)
FG Made: 7, vs. Lipscomb (11/15/13)
FG Atts: 10, 2x, last at Missouri (2/19/14)
3FG Made: N/A
3FG Atts: 1, 4x, last vs. Missouri (1/16/14)
FT Made: 12, vs. Texas A&M (2/15/14)
FT Atts: 14, vs. Texas A&M (2/15/14)
Rebounds: 13, vs. Lipscomb (11/15/13)
Assists: 4, 2x, last at Missouri (2/19/14)
Turnovers: 4, vs. Providence (11/22/13)
Blocks: 5, at LSU (1/18/14)
Steals: 4, vs. Saint Louis (12/30/13)
Minutes: 37, vs. Texas A&M (2/15/14)


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