Chris Silva
Chris  Silva


Libreville, Gabon

High School:
Roselle (N.J.) Catholic

Height / Weight:
6-9 / 223




2015-16 (FRESHMAN)
    SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

  • Saw action in 32 games with six starts, averaging 5.4 points, 4.5 rebounds and 0.9 blocks in 13.3 minutes per game
  • In SEC games, saw action in all 18 contests with six starts, averaging 4.8 points, 4.1 rebounds and 0.6 blocks in 12.3 minutes per game
  • Led or shared the team lead in scoring once, in rebounding five times and in blocks 10 times
  • Tallied six double-figure scoring games and one double-figure rebounding contest and posted 10 games with at least two blocks
  • Tallied 12 points with nine rebounds in college debut vs. Norfolk State (Nov. 14), connecting on 8-of-12 from the free throw line with two blocks
  • Collected season high 11 rebounds in home win vs. Western Carolina (Nov. 30), adding nine points for a near double-double
  • Posted 13 points, matching a season high with three blocks vs. Francis Marion (Dec. 30)
  • Pulled down seven rebounds in home win vs. Memphis (Jan. 2), a win that pushed Carolina's non-conference record to 13-0 entering league play
  • Earned first start of his career and had his top offensive performance of the SEC campaign in home win vs. Alabama (Jan. 30), scoring 12 points, while also collecting six rebounds
  • Tallied nine points with nine rebounds in home win vs. Tennessee (Feb. 24)

Pre-South Carolina
  • Noted as an explosive athlete, good shot blocker and rebounder
  • A four-star prospect according to ESPN.com
  • Rated the No. 6 prospect in the state and the 80th overall prospect in the ESPN 100
  • A four-star prospect according to 247sports.com, and the No. 7 prospect in the state
  • Rated as the No. 32 power forward by 247sports.com
  • Averaged 8.8 points, 9.8 rebounds and 2.1 blocks per game during junior season in 2013-14

  • Has three brothers, Lucas, Matthew and Phillip
  • A business major