Hoop Dreams and On Point Basketball is proud to partner with Sportsnet to produce NBA Draft Ready featuring Rexdale, Ontario’s Eugene Omoruyi.

Age: 24 

Hometown: Rexdale, Ontario

Height: 6’6” 

Position: Forward

College: Oregon (completed Sr. year), Rutgers

High School/Prep: Orangeville Prep, West Humber C.I.

The 6’6″ senior forward from Oregon finished his collegiate career in style with the Ducks garnering the following accolades & awards:

All-Pac-12 First Team

All-International Third Team, NetScouts Basketball

NABC All-District 19 Second Team

USBWA All-District IX First Team

Omoruyi is an ultra athletic baller who possesses the ability to hit consistently from behind the arc, rebound and play a strong game inside and out. Omoruyi has had 17 NBA team workouts in the pre-draft process including the following:

NBA Teams visited during the pre-draft period

June 7th Golden State Warriors

June 10th OKC Thunder

June 14th Boston Celtics

June 16th Memphis Grizzlies 

June 17th Minnesota Timberwolves

June 29th Life Sports Academy Pro Day

June 30th Indiana Pacers

July 6th Phoenix Suns

July 8th Minnesota Timberwolves group workout 

July 9th Detroit Pistons 

July 14th Toronto Raptors

July 15th Washington Wizards

July 18th Utah Jazz

July 20th Brooklyn Nets

July 22nd Dallas Mavericks

July 23rd Los Angeles Lakers 

July 26th Milwaukee Bucks

July 27th Boston Celtics

In his lone season in Eugene, Omoruyi enjoyed a stellar senior season that included some highlights below:

-was the only Duck to start all 28 games in 2020-21

-led the team and was sixth in the conference in scoring at 17.1 ppg

-also ranked sixth in the Pac-12 in steals (1.5 per game) and 14th in rebounds (5.4 per game) and scored in double figures in 26-of-28 games

-ended his career on a high note, with his fourth double-double of the season (28 points, 10 rebounds) in NCAA Sweet Sixteen game versus USC

-big first game as a Duck with a career-high 31 points and 11 rebounds against Missouri 

-the 31 points was the most ever by a player in their first game as a Duck

Eugene Omoruyi

Photos/Poster courtesy of Charlie Graham

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