Javion  Ogunyemi
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Javion Ogunyemi

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Troy, N.Y.

High School:
Troy

Height / Weight:
6-10 / 243

Position:
F

02/22/2016

Iona Turns Back Epic Comeback

Saints Rally From 25 Down to Take Lead Late, But Lose 87-81

02/13/2016

Siena Soars Past Iona in Second Half

Saints Get Huge MAAC Win on the Road

02/12/2016

Gameday Central – Siena at Iona (ESPN3 at 2 PM)

Saints and Gaels Finally Meet Saturday

02/11/2016

Clareth, Ogunyemi Carry Saints Past Canisius

Siena Wins Impressively at Home

02/11/2016

Gameday Central – Canisius at Siena (TWCSC/ESPN3 at 7 PM)

Saints Host Golden Griffins Thursday Night

09/20/2016

2016 Siena Basketball Key Bank Sneak Preview

2016 Siena Basketball Key Bank Sneak Preview

03/15/2016

MBB vs Morehead State (CBI 3/15)

MBB vs Morehead State (CBI 3/15)

03/06/2016

Siena MBB vs. Iona (MAAC Semifinals)

Photos of Siena and Iona in the 2016 MAAC Semifinals (3/6/16)

03/05/2016

MBB MAAC Quarterfinal Manhattan

MBB MAAC Quarterfinal Manhattan

03/05/2016

Siena vs. Manhattan - MAAC 2016 Quarterfinals

Photos from Siena and Manhattan in the 2016 MAAC Tournament Quarterfinals

GENERAL:
  • Skilled big man who can finish around the basket with both hands
  • Highly decorated local product who made major strides as a sophomore
  • Can disrupt game on defensive end of floor
  • Transferred to Boston University in May of 2015. Re-enrolled at Siena in September of 2015.

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 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 younger brother Quentin (9)

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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