NCAA Basketball

2014 Guard Ore Arogundade Talks Recruitment and Potential Schools

At 6-foot-3, Ore Arogundade continues to improve and mold himself into the player that continues to gain interest from a number of Division I institutions.

Arogundade is fresh off another summer AAU session that once again helped him gain exposure coming out Saint Viator H.S. in Arlington Heights, Illinois.

With another school year in front of him, Arogundade spoke about those schools showing him interest, what he hopes to improve on this season and what he continues to look for in a potential college.

“Right now I have offers from Northern Illinois and Toledo,” Arogundade said via text. “And interest from Oregon State, DePaul, Missouri State, Wichita State, and Creighton.”

As Arogundade prepares for his junior season at Saint Viator, more offers can certainly be expected over the next two seasons, but for now the combo guard remains focused on a season that is quickly approaching.

“I want to be able to be a leader, both verbally and with my play,” he described. “I want to make my teammates better and I also want to compete and improve on our record from last year.” Saint Viator finished the 2011-12 season at 25-4 overall.

While basketball remains in the forefront, so too does Arogundade’s education and he relayed that into the exact thoughts and characteristics that he described in his dream school.

When asked about what he is looking for in at the college level, Arogundade said, “Education is number one, that goes without saying, but I like a good relationship with the coaches. I prefer a run-and-gun type offense, but I know that I can adapt well, regardless.”

Arogundade currently runs with the Illinois Wolves’ AAU program.


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