Hinson said Daniels will be released from his scholarship, pending satisfactory academic progress.
The 2013 Hall of Fame class will be introduced to the fans at halftime.
Freshman Jalen Pendleton came off the bench to lead SIU with 17 points.
Sophomore guard averages 4.5 points and 2.3 rebounds per game for SIU.
Finished second in the MVC in field goal percentage (.609)...Scored a career-high 23 points in loss to UC Davis...Sustained a sprained ankle at Missouri State and missed three games...Missed the opener at New Orleans with a groin pull...Scored double figures in six of his first nine games, but only twice in his final 20 games.
* MVC All-Freshman Team
Led the MVC in blocked shots (1.6 bpg)...His 46 blocks ranked second in school history by a freshman, behind only Tony Harvey (70 in 1989)...Ranked 6th in the league in field goal percentage (.567)...Scored in double figures 11 times, including a career-high 22 points versus Xavier...Recorded two double-doubles...Sustained a pulled groin versus Saint Louis and played just 14 minutes in the next four games.
Wentzville High School
Led the team in scoring and rebounding his freshman through senior seasons...As a senior, he averaged 21.7 points, 11.8 rebounds and 4.1 blocks per game and was named All-State...Had a pair of triple-doubles (points, rebounds, blocks)...In his career, he grabbed more than 1,000 rebounds, while setting single-season records in rebounds and blocks...ESPN ranked Daniels the 52nd best power forward in the country...He is the first Division I signee in Holt history...As a junior, Daniels averaged 17.5 points and 10.3 rebounds per game.
Son of Rosalyn Roberts, who worked in security and is now retired...Born June 24, 1992, in St. Louis, Mo....The youngest of five children.