Peyton Siva

Source: University of Louisville Athletics

June 24, 2013

School: Louisville
Position: Point Guard
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 185 lbs
Class: Senior
Points Per Game: 10.0
Rebounds Per Game: 2.4
Assists Per Game: 5.7
Steals Per Game: 2.3
Blocks Per Game: 0.2
Turnovers Per Game: 2.7

2012-13: Led Louisville to the 2013 Big East Tournament championship and was named the tournament's most outstanding player for the second consecutive year. Siva became the second player ever to win this award multiple times; Patrick Ewing accomplished the same feat in 1984 and 1985... Siva had a Big East tournament and school record for steals in a Big East tournament game with seven vs Notre Dame in the semi-finals. The seven steals made him Louisville's all-time career leader with 236 steals, at that time, he passed Darrell Griffith’s record of 230 he had from 1976–80... Was a 2012–13 Academic All-America selection and was a 2012–13 Senior CLASS Award finalist... Was named an All Big East Third Team selection... Was named Big East player of the week twice

2011-12: First team All-America selection by the 2012-13 Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook. Starting point guard who was fourth in the BIG EAST in assists (5.6 per game), seventh in steals (1.7), and 13th in assists-to-turnovers ratio (1.61). He was 29th nationally in assists. Handed out five or more assists in 25 of his 38 games. His 449 assists rank eighth among UofL career assist leaders and his 211 assists on the season are second-highest for a UofL single season... Named to the West Region All-Tournament team after nine assists against Michigan State; and nine points, eight assists and just one turnover against Florida in the regional championship game... Named the Dave Gavitt Most Outstanding Player of the 2012 BIG EAST Championship, averaging 13.8 points, 6.3 rebounds, 5.8 assists and 2.8 steals in his four games. Honored on the 2011-12 Capital One District 2 Academic All-District 2 men's basketball first team... Nearly had a triple-double against Notre Dame in the BIG EAST semifinals with 13 points, a season-high matching nine assists and a career-high matching eight rebounds... Totaled season highs with 18 points and eight rebounds against Marquette in the BIG EAST quarterfinals, adding six assists, and four steals.He recorded his sixth career game with at least five steals when he had six vs. Seton Hall, one short of a BIG EAST Championship record... His driving layup with 1.4 seconds in overtime lifted Louisville to a 62-60 victory over Vanderbilt.Siva grabbed seven rebounds vs. the Commodores, adding 14 points and five assists... Has 13 career games with 4 or more steals, 21 with three or more, and 41 with at least two. Sprained his left ankle in practice Nov. 14 and missed games against Butler and Arkansas State...

2010-11: Starting point guard who handed out at least six assists in 17 games. His 5.2 assists average was the fifth highest ever at UofL and his 182 assists were the fourth most in a UofL single season... Among the BIG EAST leaders in steals (2.0, second; 37th in the nation) and assists (5.2, fourth; 43rd in the nation). He had a steal in 29 of 34 games as a sophomore and gathered multiple steals in 14 of the last 23 games. Honorable mention All-BIG EAST selection. His 69 steals were eighth in a single-season at Louisville... BIG EAST All-Tournament team choice when he averaged 12.0 points, 7.7 assists and 5.3 rebounds in helping the Cardinals reach the championship game... Earned his second BIG EAST Conference Player of the Week honor for Jan. 24-30. He averaged 16.5 points, 5.0 assists, 3.5 rebounds and 2.5 steals and shot 70.6 percent from the field (12-of-17) while leading UofL to two one-point victories over UConn and West Virginia... At then No. 5 Connecticut, he totaled 19 points, seven assists, four rebounds, three steals and two blocked shots. He hit game-tying shots in both regulation and the first overtime, driving for a layup (0:29 in regulation) and a dunk (0:07 in the first OT). He scored 13 of his 19 points in the last seven minutes of regulation and overtime periods... His driving scoop shot high off the backboard with 4.5 seconds left provided the winning margin in UofL's 55-54 win over West Virginia in Louisville. He had 14 points, three assists, three rebounds, two steals and hit all five of his field goals... Notched a career-best seven steals against St. John's - tied for the third most ever at UofL. He added 10 points and a career-high 10 assists with only two turnovers. Siva was the first player in Louisville history with as many as 10 assists and seven steals in the same game and the first BIG EAST player to do it in 10 years... Huge game at Western Kentucky with a career-high 29 points, eight assists and two steals. He was honored as BIG EAST Player of the Week for his efforts...

2009-10: Handed out at least three assists on 11 occasions as a freshman. Scored a season-high 14 points at West Virginia, adding two steals and a career-best matching four rebounds. He hit 5-of-6 field goals (4-of-5 three point goals)... Sprained his wrist against UNLV. He missed two games with the injury (vs. Stetson, Charlotte) and played for six weeks with the wrist heavily taped... Played nine games with a Reach USA team in China in May of 2010. In the team's final game, he totaled 15 points, 14 rebounds and four assists and scored the game-winning shot in his team's 70-69 victory...

Personal: Born Oct. 24, 1990 ... Full name is Peyton Robert Siva, Jr. ... Son of Yvette Gaston and Peyton Siva ... Has an older brother (Michael Siva) and sister (Leilanna Barrientes) ... Major is sociology... Wanted to wear No. 3 because of his Christian faith, in the Trinity of the Father, Son and Holy Ghost.

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