Adam Zagoria covers basketball at all levels. He is the author of two books and an award-winning journalist whose articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Sports Illustrated, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide.
Transfers Shakur Juiston, Eugene Omoruyi taking visits
By ADAM ZAGORIA
Two transfers with New Jersey ties are taking visits as they mull their next destinations.
Shakur Juiston, the 6-foot-7 forward from Newark who is transferring from UNLV, is currently on an official visit to Oregon, sources said.
Juiston has also visited Grand Canyon, while Seton Hall is still an option. Juiston is a grad transfer and will be immediately eligible.
Juiston averaged 10.8 points and 8.8 rebounds last season at UNLV.
Meantime, Rutgers transfer Eugene Omoruyi, the 6-7 junior forward from Ontario, Canada, will also visit Oregon, sources confirmed. Oregon has a recent history of landing Canadian players, like Dylan Ennis, Dillon Brooks, Chris Boucher and Abu Kigab.
Omoruyi recently visited Texas A&M, according to his Instagram.
He averaged 13.8 points and 7.2 rebounds last season.
Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle.
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