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Marcus Sikes
Marcus Sikes

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Richmond, Va.

High School:
Notre Dame Academy

Last College:
Mt. San Jacinto

Height / Weight:
6-8 / 230

Position:
F

Birthdate:
11/11/1984

Experience:
1L


2007-08 Game-by-Game Stats
2006-07 Game-by-Game Stats

Scouting Marcus Sikes:
Veteran player that knows how to play ... uses his knowledge of the game to put himself in the right position to make plays ... very good shooter.

2006-07 Season:
Led the team shooting 42.5 percent (45-of-106) from behind the 3-point arc ... finished third on the team in scoring (9.5 ppg) ... averaged 3.3 defensive rebounds per game, second to John Williamson on the team ... scored double digits points in 13 games ... netted a career-high 24 points vs. Syracuse (1/17/07), sinking 8-of-12 3-pointers ... tied his career high with 10 rebounds vs. USF (1/14/07) ... tallied 17 points on 7-of-9 shooting, including 3-of-5 from 3-point range, vs. Rutgers (1/7/07) ... scored 15 points and matched a career high with 10 rebounds in a win over Miami (OH) (12/27/06) ... scored 17 points and recorded a career-high five assists in the win over Temple (12/9/06), going 7-of-7 at the foul line ... scored 20 points on 7-of-8 shooting vs. Wofford (11/21/06) ... named to Jim Thorpe Association All-Tournament team after averaging 13.0 points and 7.7 points in the three UC victories (11/10-11/12).

Prior to Cincinnati:
Averaged a double-double his sophomore season at Mt. San Jacinto College in California in 2005-06, under the coaching of Patrick Springer ... scored 13.1 points per game as a sophomore and was the third-leading junior college rebounder in the state of California with his 11.3 average ... earned first team all-league honors after helping his team compile a 24-10 record and post a runner-up finish in the Foothills Conference ... began his college career at Georgia in 2003-04, and averaged 2.2 points and 2.4 rebounds in 26 games as a first-year freshman ... three-year varsity performer at Notre Dame Academy in Middleburg, Va., coached by Larry Cullinane ... averaged 13.2 points and 6.7 rebounds as a senior while leading the school to a 23-6 record ... helped school to a pair of league titles and back-to-back appearances in the championship game of the state tournament ... scored a career-best 38 points in a game vs. Oak Hill Academy ... began his high school career at Petersburg High ... did volunteer work with the Boys & Girls Club.

Personal:
Full name is Marcus L. Sikes ... born Nov. 11, 1984 in Richmond, Va. ... son of Sam and Vickie Sikes ... has one brother and two sisters ... majoring in sociology.