Javion  Ogunyemi
Javion Ogunyemi


Troy, N.Y.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-10 / 243



Saints Off The Mark Late in Tough Road Loss

Rider Edges Saints in Jersey


Opening Statement

Clareth’s Career Night Propels Saints to MAAC Opening Win, Patsos to 200th Victory


Siena Basketball Coaches Show (Free Archive)

Javion Ogunyemi Joined the Program Thursday


#AlbanyCup Central - Siena at UAlbany (7 PM - TWCSC)

Saints Travel to SEFCU Arena Looking to Retain Albany Cup


UAlbany Reclaims Albany Cup

Great Danes Fend Off Saints' Second Half Rally


Men's Basketball vs. Fairfield (12/3/16)

Men's Basketball vs. Fairfield (12/3/16)


#AlbanyCup - Men's Basketball at UAlbany (11/27/16)

#AlbanyCup - Men's Basketball at UAlbany (11/27/16)


Men's Basketball vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff (11/23/16)

Men's Basketball vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff (11/23/16)


Men's Basketball at #7/8 Kansas (11/18/16)

Men's Basketball at #7/8 Kansas (11/18/16)


Siena vs. George Washington

Nov. 15, 2016

  • 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.

  • 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)

  • 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)

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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


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