12 Amadou Sylla
12 - Amadou Sylla
Height: 6-8
Weight: 235
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Bamako, Mali
Position: F
Previous School: Iowa Western CC
gp 16
pts/g 5.9
fg % 63.1
3pt % -
ft % 42.9
reb/g 4.6
a/g 0.4

2020-21 (Junior): Sylla appeared in 20 of the team’s 27 games on the year, averaging 18.3 minutes per game while making four starts… missed seven of the final eight games of the year due to injury… led the team with 5.4 rebounds per game and tied for the team lead with 11 total blocks… averaged 4.2 points per game and totaled a team-high 39 boards on the offensive glass… shot 46.2 percent from the floor… posted a season-high 13 points on 6-of-8 shooting against Southeast Missouri (Dec. 30)… corralled a season-best 12 rebounds at Indiana (Nov. 25)… blocked a career-high-tying three shots against Chattanooga (Nov. 30)… collected nine boards at Western Kentucky (Dec. 22) and again against Belmont (Jan. 14)… hauled in at least five rebounds in 12 games… scored five or more points in seven contests.

2019-20 (Sophomore): Sylla played in all of Tech’s 31 games while making 11 starts and averaging 19.0 minutes per game… led the team in rebounding with 5.5 boards per game… totaled 171 rebounds on the year, including 101 on the defensive end alone… averaged 5.9 points per game and led the team with a 56.8 field goal percentage… paced Tech with 29 blocks, ranking ninth in the OVC… finished the year 61.5 percent from the charity stripe… dropped season-highs of 20 points and 14 rebounds in his home debut against Martin Methodist (Nov. 9) for his first career double-double… also corralled double-digit boards with 11 at Lipscomb (Dec. 17)… scored in double figures in seven games and collected at least five rebounds in 19 contests… named the team’s Defensive Player of the Year at the conclusion of the season.

2018-19 (Freshman – Iowa Western CC): Sylla played in all 30 games in his first season… averaged 3.8 points and 4.0 rebounds per game… posted his first career double-double with season-highs of 18 points on 9-for-13 shooting and 14 rebounds against Southeast CC (Nov. 13)… scored eight or more points five times… hauled in five or more rebounds 10 times… blocked multiple shots in five contests.

High School: Sylla played for head coach Peter Wehye at Our Savior Lutheran High School in the Bronx, N.Y.… averaged 12 points, 13 rebounds, two assists, and two blocks per game during the 2017-18 season… led OSL to a 35-4 record and No. 19 national ranking… averaged 10 points, 10 rebounds, two assists and two blocks per game as a junior.

Personal: Son of Diamilatou N’Diaye and Bakary Sylla… born February 15, 1998 in Bamako, Mali… full name is Amadou Sylla.

Academic: Majoring in interdisciplinary studies… named to the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll two times.

Honors & Awards:

  • 2019-20 OVC Newcomer of the Week (Nov. 11)
Recent Games
Dec 18 at Wright State L, 72-63
Dec 21 at Cincinnati L, 76-67
Jan 13 at Southeast Missouri
Jan 13 at Belmont L, 92-77
Jan 15 at UT Martin W, 76-70
Jan 17 at Tennessee State L, 80-64
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 16 3
Games started 7 -
Minutes 264 50
Minutes per game 16.5 16.7
FG 41-65 10-15
FG Pct 63.1 66.7
3PT 0-0 0-0
3PT Pct - -
FT 12-28 1-4
FT Pct 42.9 25.0
Off rebounds 25 10
Def rebounds 49 8
Total rebounds 74 18
Rebounds per game 4.6 6.0
Personal fouls 28 3
Disqualifications 0 0
Assists 7 0
Turnovers 13 2
Assist to turnover ratio 0.5 0.0
Steals 7 1
Blocks 14 4
Points 94 21
Points per game 5.9 7.0
Points per 40 min 14.2 16.8
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Oct 28 Berea W, 104-63 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 at #12 Memphis L, 89-65 - 12 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 4
Nov 14 Oakwood W, 109-68 1 17 3-4 75.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 8
Nov 16 at Chattanooga L, 69-62 1 20 5-5 100.0 0-0 - 0-3 0.0 10
Nov 18 vs. UNC Asheville L, 61-55 1 26 4-7 57.1 0-0 - 0-0 - 8
Nov 23 Lipscomb W, 88-77 1 12 3-3 100.0 0-0 - 0-3 0.0 6
Nov 26 at #15 Tennessee L, 80-69 1 17 3-6 50.0 0-0 - 2-4 50.0 8
Nov 30 Chattanooga L, 82-65 1 20 5-9 55.6 0-0 - 2-3 66.7 12
Dec 4 at Evansville L, 59-51 1 26 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 3
Dec 8 at Western Carolina L, 74-69 - 15 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Dec 11 Troy L, 75-72 - 15 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Dec 16 Kentucky Christian   - - - - - - - - -
Dec 16 Montreat College W, 117-60 - 11 2-2 100.0 0-0 - 2-3 66.7 6
Dec 18 at Wright State L, 72-63 - 8 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 0-2 0.0 2
Dec 21 at Cincinnati L, 76-67 - 15 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Jan 13 at Southeast Missouri   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 13 at Belmont L, 92-77 - 12 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Jan 15 at UT Martin W, 76-70 - 23 5-9 55.6 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 11
Jan 17 at Tennessee State L, 80-64 - 15 4-5 80.0 0-0 - 0-2 0.0 8
Jan 20 SIUE   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 24 at Murray State   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 27 Murray State   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 29 Austin Peay   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 31 Morehead State   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 3 at Morehead State   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 5 Belmont   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 7 Eastern Illinois   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 10 at Eastern Illinois   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 12 at SIUE   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 17 Southeast Missouri   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 19 at Austin Peay   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 24 Tennessee State   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 26 UT Martin   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 2 vs. TBA   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 3 vs. TBA   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 4 vs. TBA   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 5 vs. TBA   - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Oct 28 Berea W, 104-63 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 at #12 Memphis L, 89-65 - 12 0 1 1 1 1 1.0 2 1 3 -
Nov 14 Oakwood W, 109-68 1 17 1 4 5 2 1 2.0 0 3 0 -
Nov 16 at Chattanooga L, 69-62 1 20 0 1 1 0 0 - 0 1 2 -
Nov 18 vs. UNC Asheville L, 61-55 1 26 4 7 11 1 1 1.0 1 0 2 -
Nov 23 Lipscomb W, 88-77 1 12 1 2 3 0 1 0.0 0 0 4 -
Nov 26 at #15 Tennessee L, 80-69 1 17 2 7 9 0 3 0.0 0 1 3 -
Nov 30 Chattanooga L, 82-65 1 20 2 3 5 1 0 - 1 2 0 -
Dec 4 at Evansville L, 59-51 1 26 2 7 9 0 1 0.0 1 0 1 -
Dec 8 at Western Carolina L, 74-69 - 15 1 4 5 1 0 - 0 1 2 -
Dec 11 Troy L, 75-72 - 15 2 1 3 0 1 0.0 0 0 3 -
Dec 16 Kentucky Christian   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 16 Montreat College W, 117-60 - 11 0 2 2 1 0 - 0 1 0 -
Dec 18 at Wright State L, 72-63 - 8 0 1 1 0 1 0.0 0 0 2 -
Dec 21 at Cincinnati L, 76-67 - 15 0 1 1 0 1 0.0 1 0 3 -
Jan 13 at Southeast Missouri   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 13 at Belmont L, 92-77 - 12 1 1 2 0 0 - 1 0 0 0
Jan 15 at UT Martin W, 76-70 - 23 6 6 12 0 1 0.0 0 3 3 -
Jan 17 at Tennessee State L, 80-64 - 15 3 1 4 0 1 0.0 0 1 0 -
Jan 20 SIUE   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 24 at Murray State   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 27 Murray State   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 29 Austin Peay   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 31 Morehead State   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 3 at Morehead State   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 5 Belmont   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 7 Eastern Illinois   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 10 at Eastern Illinois   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 12 at SIUE   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 17 Southeast Missouri   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 19 at Austin Peay   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 24 Tennessee State   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 26 UT Martin   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 2 vs. TBA   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 3 vs. TBA   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 4 vs. TBA   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 5 vs. TBA   - - - - - - - - - - - -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2019-20 31 11 19.0 2.4-4.3 56.8 0.1-0.2 40.0 1.0-1.7 61.5 5.9
2020-21 20 4 18.4 1.8-3.9 46.2 0.0-0.0 - 0.6-1.1 52.2 4.2
2021-22 16 7 16.5 2.6-4.1 63.1 0.0-0.0 - 0.8-1.8 42.9 5.9
Total 67 22 18.2 2.3-4.1 55.3 0.0-0.1 40.0 0.8-1.5 54.4 5.4
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2019-20 31 11 590 75-132 56.8 2-5 40.0 32-52 61.5 184
2020-21 20 4 368 36-78 46.2 0-0 - 12-23 52.2 84
2021-22 16 7 264 41-65 63.1 0-0 - 12-28 42.9 94
Total 67 22 1222 152-275 55.3 2-5 40.0 56-103 54.4 362
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2019-20 31 11 19.0 5.1-8.9 56.8 0.1-0.3 40.0 2.2-3.5 61.5 12.5
2020-21 20 4 18.4 3.9-8.5 46.2 0.0-0.0 - 1.3-2.5 52.2 9.1
2021-22 16 7 16.5 6.2-9.8 63.1 0.0-0.0 - 1.8-4.2 42.9 14.2
Total 67 22 18.2 5.0-9.0 55.3 0.1-0.2 40.0 1.8-3.4 54.4 11.8
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2019-20 31 11 19.0 2.3 3.3 5.5 1.9 0.0 0.5 0.8 0.6 0.4 0.9
2020-21 20 4 18.4 1.9 3.5 5.4 1.9 - 0.5 1.1 0.4 0.5 0.6
2021-22 16 7 16.5 1.6 3.1 4.6 1.8 0.0 0.4 0.8 0.5 0.4 0.9
Total 67 22 18.2 2.0 3.3 5.3 1.9 0.0 0.4 0.9 0.5 0.4 0.8
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2019-20 31 11 590 70 101 171 58 1 14 25 0.6 13 29
2020-21 20 4 368 39 69 108 39 - 9 22 0.4 9 11
2021-22 16 7 264 25 49 74 28 0 7 13 0.5 7 14
Total 67 22 1222 134 219 353 125 1 30 60 0.5 29 54
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2019-20 31 11 19.0 4.7 6.8 11.6 3.9 0.1 0.9 1.7 0.6 0.9 2.0
2020-21 20 4 18.4 4.2 7.5 11.7 4.2 0.0 1.0 2.4 0.4 1.0 1.2
2021-22 16 7 16.5 3.8 7.4 11.2 4.2 0.0 1.1 2.0 0.5 1.1 2.1
Total 67 22 18.2 4.4 7.2 11.6 4.1 0.0 1.0 2.0 0.5 0.9 1.8
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 16 7 16.5 2.6-4.1 63.1 0.0-0.0 - 0.8-1.8 42.9 5.9
Conference 3 - 16.7 3.3-5.0 66.7 0.0-0.0 - 0.3-1.3 25.0 7.0
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 5 3 15.0 2.8-4.0 70.0 0.0-0.0 - 1.2-2.2 54.5 6.8
Away 10 3 16.3 2.3-3.8 60.5 0.0-0.0 - 0.6-1.7 35.3 5.2
Neutral 1 1 26.0 4.0-7.0 57.1 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 8.0
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Wins 4 2 15.8 3.2-4.5 72.2 0.0-0.0 - 1.2-2.5 50.0 7.8
Losses 12 5 16.8 2.3-3.9 59.6 0.0-0.0 - 0.6-1.5 38.9 5.3
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November 7 6 17.7 3.4-5.1 66.7 0.0-0.0 - 1.1-2.4 47.1 8.0
December 6 1 15.0 1.2-2.3 50.0 0.0-0.0 - 0.5-1.2 42.9 2.8
January 3 - 16.7 3.3-5.0 66.7 0.0-0.0 - 0.3-1.3 25.0 7.0
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 16 7 264 41-65 63.1 0-0 - 12-28 42.9 94
Conference 3 - 50 10-15 66.7 0-0 - 1-4 25.0 21
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 5 3 75 14-20 70.0 0-0 - 6-11 54.5 34
Away 10 3 163 23-38 60.5 0-0 - 6-17 35.3 52
Neutral 1 1 26 4-7 57.1 0-0 - 0-0 - 8
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Wins 4 2 63 13-18 72.2 0-0 - 5-10 50.0 31
Losses 12 5 201 28-47 59.6 0-0 - 7-18 38.9 63
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November 7 6 124 24-36 66.7 0-0 - 8-17 47.1 56
December 6 1 90 7-14 50.0 0-0 - 3-7 42.9 17
January 3 - 50 10-15 66.7 0-0 - 1-4 25.0 21
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 16 7 16.5 6.2-9.8 63.1 0.0-0.0 - 1.8-4.2 42.9 14.2
Conference 3 - 16.7 8.0-12.0 66.7 0.0-0.0 - 0.8-3.2 25.0 16.8
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 5 3 15.0 7.5-10.7 70.0 0.0-0.0 - 3.2-5.9 54.5 18.1
Away 10 3 16.3 5.6-9.3 60.5 0.0-0.0 - 1.5-4.2 35.3 12.8
Neutral 1 1 26.0 6.2-10.8 57.1 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 12.3
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Wins 4 2 15.8 8.3-11.4 72.2 0.0-0.0 - 3.2-6.3 50.0 19.7
Losses 12 5 16.8 5.6-9.4 59.6 0.0-0.0 - 1.4-3.6 38.9 12.5
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November 7 6 17.7 7.7-11.6 66.7 0.0-0.0 - 2.6-5.5 47.1 18.1
December 6 1 15.0 3.1-6.2 50.0 0.0-0.0 - 1.3-3.1 42.9 7.6
January 3 - 16.7 8.0-12.0 66.7 0.0-0.0 - 0.8-3.2 25.0 16.8
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 16 7 16.5 1.6 3.1 4.6 1.8 0.0 0.4 0.8 0.5 0.4 0.9
Conference 3 - 16.7 3.3 2.7 6.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.7 0.0 0.3 1.3
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 5 3 15.0 1.2 2.4 3.6 1.4 - 0.8 0.6 1.3 0.2 1.2
Away 10 3 16.3 1.5 3.0 4.5 1.9 0.0 0.2 0.9 0.2 0.5 0.8
Neutral 1 1 26.0 4.0 7.0 11.0 2.0 - 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 0.0
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Wins 4 2 15.8 2.0 3.5 5.5 1.8 - 0.8 0.8 1.0 0.0 1.8
Losses 12 5 16.8 1.4 2.9 4.3 1.8 0.0 0.3 0.8 0.4 0.6 0.6
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November 7 6 17.7 1.4 3.6 5.0 2.0 - 0.7 1.0 0.7 0.6 1.1
December 6 1 15.0 0.8 2.7 3.5 1.8 - 0.3 0.7 0.5 0.3 0.3
January 3 - 16.7 3.3 2.7 6.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.7 0.0 0.3 1.3
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 16 7 264 25 49 74 28 0 7 13 0.5 7 14
Conference 3 - 50 10 8 18 3 0 0 2 0.0 1 4
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 5 3 75 6 12 18 7 - 4 3 1.3 1 6
Away 10 3 163 15 30 45 19 0 2 9 0.2 5 8
Neutral 1 1 26 4 7 11 2 - 1 1 1.0 1 0
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Wins 4 2 63 8 14 22 7 - 3 3 1.0 0 7
Losses 12 5 201 17 35 52 21 0 4 10 0.4 7 7
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November 7 6 124 10 25 35 14 - 5 7 0.7 4 8
December 6 1 90 5 16 21 11 - 2 4 0.5 2 2
January 3 - 50 10 8 18 3 0 0 2 0.0 1 4
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 16 7 16.5 3.8 7.4 11.2 4.2 0.0 1.1 2.0 0.5 1.1 2.1
Conference 3 - 16.7 8.0 6.4 14.4 2.4 0.0 0.0 1.6 0.0 0.8 3.2
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 5 3 15.0 3.2 6.4 9.6 3.7 0.0 2.1 1.6 1.3 0.5 3.2
Away 10 3 16.3 3.7 7.4 11.0 4.7 0.0 0.5 2.2 0.2 1.2 2.0
Neutral 1 1 26.0 6.2 10.8 16.9 3.1 0.0 1.5 1.5 1.0 1.5 0.0
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Wins 4 2 15.8 5.1 8.9 14.0 4.4 0.0 1.9 1.9 1.0 0.0 4.4
Losses 12 5 16.8 3.4 7.0 10.3 4.2 0.0 0.8 2.0 0.4 1.4 1.4
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November 7 6 17.7 3.2 8.1 11.3 4.5 0.0 1.6 2.3 0.7 1.3 2.6
December 6 1 15.0 2.2 7.1 9.3 4.9 0.0 0.9 1.8 0.5 0.9 0.9
January 3 - 16.7 8.0 6.4 14.4 2.4 0.0 0.0 1.6 0.0 0.8 3.2