Men's Basketball

James Siakam - 35

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Douala, Cameroon

High School:
Brehm Prep

Height / Weight:
6-7 / 225

Position:
F

James Siakam

01/25/2014

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

Commodores earn big road win, 66-55

01/04/2014

Vanderbilt - Northeastern postgame notes

Vanderbilt 79, Northeastern 49

08/22/2013

James Siakam dunk in Italy

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

03/13/2013

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.

02/04/2013

Siakam's great opportunity

from the January 2013 issue of Commodore Nation

03/06/2014

Vanderbilt-LSU 3/6/14 (Howell)

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

02/25/2014

Vanderbilt vs. Florida (USATSI)

Vanderbilt vs. Florida (USATSI)

02/25/2014

Vanderbilt-Florida Photo Gallery

View John Russell's photos from the Vanderbilt-Florida game on February 25.

02/19/2014

Vanderbilt vs. Missouri - USATSI

Vanderbilt vs. Missouri - USATSI

02/15/2014

Vanderbilt vs. Texas A&M - 2/15/14 (USATSI)

Vanderbilt men's basketball

General
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):
Redshirted.

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

Personal
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...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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