0 Silas Melson
Silas  Melson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Portland, Ore.

High School:
Jefferson

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 195

Position:
Guard

Experience:
3L


11/18/2017

Tillie leads No. 17 Gonzaga over Utah State 79-66

Zags hold USU to 29 percent from the field in second half

11/13/2017

MBB Hosts Howard Tuesday Night

Williams' two points from 1,000 in his career

11/10/2017

Perkins leads No. 18 Gonzaga over Texas Southern 97-69

Zags open regular season with rout win

11/07/2017

MBB Starts Regular Season with Texas Southern Friday

open with defending SWAC champions inside the Kennel

11/04/2017

MBB Rolls in Season-Opening Exhibition Win

Tillie scores 28 on 11-for-11 shooting from the field

11/14/2017

Gonzaga vs. Howard (USATSI)

Photos from Gonzaga men's basketball vs. Howard - Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017

11/04/2017

Men's Basketball Exhibition vs. College of Idaho

Photos from the Zags' exhibition game against the College of Idaho Yotes on November 4, 2017.

04/03/2017

NCAA Men's Basketball Championship

Photos from NCAA Men's Basketball Championship Game between No. 1 Gonzaga and No. 1 North Carolina - Monday 04/03/17

04/01/2017

Gonzaga 77, South Carolina 73 (NCAA Final Four)

Photos from Gonzaga vs. South Carolina during the 2017 NCAA Final Four on 4/1/17.

03/23/2017

USATSI Gallery - Sweet 16 - No. 1 Gonzaga vs. No. 4 West Virginia

USATSI Gallery - Sweet 16 - No. 1 Gonzaga vs. No. 4 West Virginia

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.

 

HIGH SCHOOL

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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