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Ryan Oliver

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Inglewood, Calif.

High School:
Northfield-Mt. Hermon (Mass.)

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 200

Position:
G


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GENERAL:
  • Deadly outside shooter with ideal frame for scoring guard position
  • Scorer's mentality
  • Versatile enough to hit pull-ups or slash his way to the basket
  • Made great strides in second season with program, proving valuable on both ends of the court and in late game situations
  • Siena's first Division I player from California

2013-14:
  • Played at least 20 minutes in 10 of last 12 games and earned start in CBI Championship final (4/5)
  • Played 37 of 38 games averaging 4.7 points and 2.6 rebounds per game
  • All five double-digit scoring efforts came in final 15 games of season
  • Second on team with 38 3-pointers made and .365 3-point percentage
  • Grabbed at least five rebounds eight times, including season-high seven in CBI final (4/5)

2012-13:
  • Played in 17 games before injuring his leg and missing the final 15 games
  • Averaged 2.2 points and 13.1 minutes per game
  • Scored season-high seven points in home loss to LaSalle (12/29)
  • Played 36 minutes and tallied six points and five rebounds in home win over Canisius (1/11)

BEFORE SIENA:
  • Spent the 2011-12 season at the Northfield Mount Hermon School in Massachusetts
  • Led Northfield Mount Hermon with just shy of 14 points per game, and shot 42.3% (82-194) from 3-point range while adding 2.6 rebounds and 1.3 steals per contest
  • Northfield Mount Hermon went 29-6 on the season and won the New England Prep School Athletic Conference (NEPSAC) AAA Championship
  • Played at Loyola H.S. (Calif.) as a sophomore and junior helping team reach the semifinals and state playoffs
  • 3-time All-League selection and a McDonalds All-America Nominee (2011)
  • Named to Top-50 list on the West Coast by HoopScoopOnline and Top-80 in the West by NBAMagazine.com
  • Suffered a torn ACL in his left knee playing in AAU game summer after junior year
  • Sat out senior season and then decided to attend prep school to pursue DI dream

PERSONAL:
  • Son of Vince and Cynthia Oliver
  • Older brother Vince attended UC Davis
  • Was a child actor, appearing in several TV commercials
  • Volunteered for over 250 hours of community service in high school

THE OLIVER FILE:

Nickname: Rolly $how
Major: Marketing
What I like most about Siena basketball: Winning tradition
What I like most about coach Patsos: Love for the game
My biggest fear: Losing it all
My hobbies: Collect shoes
My biggest fan: Family
Person I look up to the most: My older brother
If I could meet anyone, it would be: Floyd "Money" Mayweather
My dream job: Playing professional basketball
My dream car: Chevrolet Camaro
Future Plans: Entrepreneur, Real Estate Agent
Favorite sports team: LA Clippers
Favorite place to play in the MAAC: Times Union Center

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