Javion  Ogunyemi
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Javion Ogunyemi

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Troy, N.Y.

High School:
Troy

Height / Weight:
6-10 / 243

Position:
F

03/07/2017

Iona Edges Saints in MAAC Championship Overtime Thriller

Gaels Prevail 87-86 in Postseason Classic

03/06/2017

Saints Alive!

Siena Slays Goliath, Pulls Off Epic Comeback to Advance to MAAC Championship

03/05/2017

Seniors Carry Saints to Semifinals

Saints Get Past Fairfield, Secure Date With Top Seeded Monmouth Sunday

02/26/2017

Gameday Central - Senior Day vs. Marist (4 PM - ESPN3)

Saints Look to Lock Up No. 4 Seed in Regular Season Finale

02/18/2017

Gameday Central - Siena vs. Niagara (8 PM - TWCSC/ESPN3)

Saints Can Move Within Half Game of Second Place in MAAC With Win

03/06/2017

Men's Basketball MAAC Championship v. Iona (3/6/17)

Men's Basketball MAAC Championship v. Iona (3/6/17)

03/05/2017

Men's Basketball MAAC Semifinal v. Monmouth (3/5/17)

Men's Basketball MAAC Semifinal v. Monmouth (3/5/17)

03/04/2017

Men's Basketball MAAC Quarterfinal v. Fairfield (3/4/17)

Men's Basketball MAAC Quarterfinal v. Fairfield (3/4/17)

02/27/2017

Men's Basketball Senior Day vs. Marist (2/27/17)

Men's Basketball Senior Day vs. Marist (2/27/17)

02/20/2017

Men's Basketball at Marist (2/11/17)

Men's Basketball at Marist (2/11/17)

GENERAL:
  • Preseason First Team All-MAAC selection
  • Skilled big man who can finish around the basket with both hands
  • Highly decorated local product who has improved immensely from his freshman to sophomore and sophomore to junior seasons
  • Can disrupt game on defensive end of floor
  • Transferred to Boston University in May of 2015. Re-enrolled at Siena in September of 2015.

2015-16:
  • Second Team All-MAAC selection was also heralded as program's first-ever MAAC Defensive Player of the Year
  • Tabbed the team's Doc Marcelle co-MVP
  • Led the MAAC and ranked 38th nationally averaging 2.09 blocks per game, and 71 total blocks were third highest total in program single-season history
  • Also led the MAAC with 113 offensive rebounds and ranked second in field goal percentage (.543) and 10th in rebounding (6.1) while adding 14.9 points per game
  • Posted four 20-point performances and recorded first five career double-doubles
  • Averaged team-high 18.9 points while shooting 58% from the floor in nine February games
  • Scored season-high 31 points on 10-13 shooting vs. eventual MAAC Regular Season Champion Monmouth (2/1)
  • Tallied 16 points and tied a program MAAC Tournament record with five blocks in quarterfinal victory over Manhattan (3/5)

2014-15:
  • Scoring average jumped 480% and rebounding average increased 260% from freshman year
  • Finished second in the MAAC in field goal percentage (54.6%) and second on the team with 4.8 rebounds per game
  • One of four Saints to appear in all 31 games and one of two to start at least 28 games. Started the final 26 games of season.
  • Reached double figures in 16 games (after not doing so once as a freshman)
  • Scored career-high 18 points in home loss to MAAC Champion Manhattan (2/21) and grabbed career-high 11 rebounds in road loss to the Jaspers (1/30)

2013-14:
  • Played in 30 games making four starts
  • Missed five games in December after suffering ankle injury in St. Bonaventure win (11/19)
  • Posted season-highs of seven points, six rebounds and 29 minutes in close loss at 2013 Sweet 16 participant LaSalle (11/16)
  • Blocked 22 shots on the season

BEFORE SIENA:
  • Averaged 18 points, 10.8 rebounds and 3.8 blocks per game in leading Troy to Section II Championship and New York State semifinal appearance as a senior
  • 2013 Albany Times Union Large School Player of the Year
  • Three-time First Team Big 10 Section II Player of the Year
  • Three-time News Channel 13 All-Star
  • Three-time All-Area First Team
  • Third Team All-State as a senior

PERSONAL:
  • Son of Nick Ogunyemi and the late Thomasina Schultz
  • Chose Siena because of its proximity to his home and the comfort level he felt with Coach Patsos after he took over program
  • Was recruited by Temple, Clemson and Providence among others
  • Has a younger brother, Quentin

THE OGUNYEMI FILE:

Nickname: Jo, Jay
Major: Management
What I like most about Siena basketball: The support from the fans
Best moment at Siena: Winning the CBI Championship
My biggest fear: Failure
My biggest fan: My little brother
Person I look up to the most: My mother
Favorite Color: Red
Favorite Class at Siena: Jazz Dance
Favorite Movie: Glory Road

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