USF Men's Basketball BIO
Tulio Da Silva
Player Profile:
Tulio Da Silva 2384540
Position: Forward
Height: 6'7"
Weight: 206
Year: Redshirt Freshman
Hometown: Formiga, Brazil
High School: Arlington Country Day


MAJOR: Communications

AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2016-17): Appeared in all 30 of the team's games, making 20 starts...Averaged 9.8 points and 6.8 rebounds per game...Ranked sixth in The American in offensive rebounds per game (2.3)...Placed 10th in conference play in offensive rebounds per game (2.2)...Led the Bulls in rebounds per game and second in points per game...Notched 18 double figure scoring games and four double digit rebound performances...Set the USF freshman rebounding record (203)...Tallied two double-doubles with 14 points and 10 rebounds at FAU (11/22) as well as 12 points and a career-high 15 rebounds against Bethune-Cookman (12/12)...Recorded 10 points and seven rebounds in The American conference tournament against UConn (3/9). 

AS A FRESHMAN (2015-16): Practiced, but unable to play… An academic non-qualifier… Redshirted

HIGH SCHOOL: Rated a four-star recruit by… Played one season at Arlington Country Day High School in Jacksonville, Fla… Earned third team all-state honors from the Jacksonville Times-Union in 2015… Played for the Brazilian national team at the FIBA U18 Americas Championships and averaged 6.0 points and 6.2 rebounds in 18.8 minutes per game… Competed at the Nike Global Challenge in Chicago during the month of August in 2014 and averaged 7.5 points, 12.5 rebound and 1.2 blocks through four games… Also played for the U17 Brazilian National Team.

PERSONAL: Born July 3, 1996… Son of Romilsom (father) and Denise (mother) Da Silva… Moved to the U.S. from Brazil in September of 2014 to attend Arlington Country Day in Jacksonville.

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