0 Silas Melson
Silas  Melson


Portland, Ore.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 195




MBB Returns to Road at Santa Clara Saturday

Zags look to bounce back in Leavey Center


MBB Heads to the Hilltop Saturday Night

Zags look for 6-0 start to WCC play


MBB Set for Clash with Saint Mary's Thursday

Zags look for 7-0 start to WCC play


No. 15 Gonzaga holds off San Francisco 75-65

Williams leads four Zag double-digit scorers


Melson leads No. 15 Gonzaga over Portland 103-57

Melson makes career-high seven three-pointers in win


Gonzaga vs. San Francisco (USATSI)

Photos from Gonzaga men's basketball vs. San Francisco - Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018


Portland at Gonzaga (USATSI)

Portland at Gonzaga: Photos by USA Today Sports Images


Gonzaga vs. Pepperdine

WCC Basketball


Gonzaga vs. Santa Clara (USATSI)

Photos from Gonzaga men's basketball vs. Santa Clara - Saturday, Dec. 30, 2017


Gonzaga vs. Pacific (USATSI)

Photos from Gonzaga men's basketball vs. Pacific - Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017

JUNIOR (2016-17)

Appeared in all 39 games with four starts … reached double-digit scoring 10 times … scored a season high 17 points on 8-of-13 shooting from the field with four assists against Utah Valley … finished with nine points and seven rebounds against Quinnipiac in Orlando, Fla. … Had 12 points on 4-of-9 shooting, including 2-of-5 from behind the arc against Florida in Orlando, Fla. … had 15 points on 5-of-8 shooting against Mississippi Valley State … had 15 points on 5-of- 6 shooting at Pepperdine … averaged 7.2 points per game … made three steals at Loyola Marymount … made 42 percent of his three-pointers (5-of-12) in the NCAA Tournament … scored seven points in the Sweet 16 against West Virginia.


SOPHOMORE (2015-16)

Appeared in all 36 games … started against UCLA … reached double-digit scoring 12 times … scored a season-high 18 points on 5-of-8 shooting from the field at San Diego … finished with 15 points on 5-of-9 shooting from behind-the-arc against San Francisco … averaged 6.6 points per game … pulled down a season-high seven rebounds in the first round of the NCAA Tournament versus Seton Hall … dished out a season-high four assists at Portland … made three steals versus Saint Martin’s and at Washington State … opened the season with 10 points and six rebounds versus Northern Arizona.


FRESHMAN (2014-15)

Planned to redshirt but chose to play after Josh Perkins suffered season-ending broken jaw in fifth game of season...Played in 31 games, averaging 3.2 points per game...Scored in double figures four times, including a career-high 13 against Texas Southern...Knocked down three triples on way to 10 points and four rebounds in home win over San Francisco...Scored 12 against Pacific and helped GU come back to beat Pepperdine on the road with 11 points...Won dunk contest at Kraziness in the Kennel.



6-2, 170-pound guard out of Jefferson High in Portland, Ore...Led Jefferson to two state titles...Named Oregon 5A state player of the year and the Oregonian's player of the year as a senior...Averaged 24.3 points per game as a senior, including 52 against rival Franklin High...Played in Northwest Shootout (Washington vs. Oregon) in April 2014 and led all scorers in win with 40 points...Helped lead the Democrats to a 24-4 overall record in 2013 and the Oregon State 5A Championship, their fourth state title in six years...Averaged 20.2 points, 3.0 rebounds and 5.0 assists as a junior while playing both guard positions....Helped Jefferson run the table as a junior in Portland Interscholastic League play (12-0) to win the regular-season title by four games and finish the season with a 17-game winning streak that extended through the State 5A Championship...Named the PIL Player of the Year as well as to the 5A All-State team as a junior...Averaged 11.3 ppg and 1.0 blocks/game in the 2013 state tournament...As a sophomore year, led Jefferson a 15-11 overall mark and 11-4 for second place in the PIL...In the 2013 Rose City Showdown in June 2013, he led ICP Elite club team downed Oregon's I-5 Elite 67-64 to win the championship...Scored 25 points in the quarterfinals, 22 in the semifinals and 11 in the title game as well as getting six steals over the three games...Ranked 148th overall in the 2014 class by Rivals.com...40th-best shooting guard by ESPN.com and top player in Oregon overall in 2014...Also had offers from Washington and Colorado State.


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