As a Senior (through Mar. 7): ade his first start since Jan. 18 against South Florida (3/5), scoring two points with five boards in 21 minutes. Leads the team and is second in Conference USA in FG percentage at 54.6 percent. Also leads Tulane in blocks (20). Scored four points against Saint Louis (3/1), but his second basket of the game gave the Wave a two-point lead with 31.2 seconds remaining in the first OT. First double-double of the season with 10 points and a career-high 15 rebounds against UAB (2/8). Missed the second half of the Cincinnati game (1/18) and all of the TCU game (1/22) due to illness -- he had started every game all year. Led Tulane with 17 points and seven rebounds in the loss to Memphis (1/7). Tallied 15 points on 7-of-8 shooting in the Morris Brown win (1/4). Paced the team with 16 points (7-of-10 shooting) and nine rebounds against Georgia Tech (1/2). Logged 11 points and six boards against No. 24 LSU (12/28). Scored his 500th career point against Jackson State (12/23), finishing with 15 points. Scored 12 points with six boards against No. 12 Kentucky. Had season-bests of 17 points and eight rebounds against Maine (11/28).
As a Junior (2001-2002): Missed the TCU game (2/26) due to a foot injury, but returned to play 25 minutes against Saint Louis (3/2), scoring eight points with eight rebounds. However, the injury held him scoreless in just nine minutes of action in the two playoff games. Had 14 points with eight boards against Southern Miss (2/2), including a second-half dunk which gave the Wave its first lead of the game. Scored 13 points with eight rebounds against Marquette (1/29), hitting his first three-pointer of the year with one second remaining in the game. Paced the Wave with 18 points against Houston (1/8). Posted his third double-double of the year with 10 points and 11 boards against DePaul (1/5). Scored on a game-breaking dunk with 1:23 to go against Georgia Tech (12/23). Scored 18 points on 8-of-11 shooting against Vanderbilt (12/10). Posted his second double-double of the year with 19 points and 11 rebounds against New Orleans (12/5). Recorded a double-double against Centenary (11/20) with career-bests of 20 points and 12 rebounds. Tallied 19 points (9-of-14 shooting) against Norfolk State (11/24).
2000-2001: Redshirted the season due to NCAA transfer regulations.
Pre-Tulane: Played the last two seasons at the University of Minnesota (1998-2000). The 1999-2000 campaign was Sinville?s best, as he saw action in 28 games (one start) and averaged 4.2 points and 4.0 rebounds for the Golden Gophers. He posted career-highs of 12 points and eight boards on two occasions as a sophomore, Nov. 30 vs. Virginia and Jan. 15 against Michigan.
Prep: The 1998 Louisiana Class AA Player of the Year at Loyola Prep High School with season averages of 21.1 points, 16.2 rebounds and 5.3 blocked shots. Led Loyola to a 24-8 record and berth in the state tournament quarterfinals as a senior. A three-time all-conference selection, a two-time all-city pick and an all-metro honoree. A three-year letterman at Loyola, Sinville played two seasons under former Tulane assistant coach Brock Kantrow. Posted four triple-doubles in his prep career and finished his career as the school?s all-time leading rebounder and second-leading scorer (behind Kansas? Billy Thomas). Ranked as a top 50 recruit as a prep by HoopScoop magazine.
Personal: Born April 8, 1980. The Son of Melvin, Brenda (deceased) and Debra (stepmother) Sinville. Majoring in organizational information technology.
Sinville's Career Statistics (1998-2000 at Minnesota)