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Javion Ogunyemi   0
Javion Ogunyemi

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Troy, N.Y.

High School:
Troy

Height / Weight:
6-8 / 239

Position:
F


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GENERAL:
  • Skilled big man who can finish around the basket with both hands
  • Highly decorated local product with a huge upside
  • Can disrupt game on defensive end of floor
  • Impressed in six games played this summer in Europe as part of Collegiate tour led by assistant coach Greg Manning

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 reboudns 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: Jay, JO
Major: Creative Arts
What I like most about Siena basketball: Tradition
Player I most relate to on the team: Maurice White and Marquis Wright
My biggest fear: Pitbulls
My biggest fan: Little brother
Person I look up to the most: My mother
If I could meet anyone, it would be: LeBron James
My dream job: Chef
My dream car: Ferrari
Favorite Reality TV show: Real Husbands of Hollywood
Favorite Actor: Kevin Hart

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