DALLAS — The Dallas Mavericks announced today they have signed rookie free agent forward Eugene Omoruyi to a two-way contract. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
As a senior, Omoruyi averaged a team-high 17.1 points, 5.4 rebounds, 1.5 steals and 30.6 minutes while shooting 47.3% (174-368 FG) from the field, 37.6% (41-109 3FG) from behind-the-arc and 76.5% (91-119 FT) from the foul line. He was the only Duck to start all 28 games and helped lead Oregon to the Sweet 16.
Born in Benin City, Nigeria, Omoruyi and his family moved to Canada when he was a toddler. He attended Orangeville Prep in Orangeville, Ontario, where he played high school basketball with future NBA lottery picks Jamal Murray and Thon Maker.
Omoruyi (oh-moh-ROO-yee) will wear No. 2 for the Mavericks.
The Mavericks roster now stands at 17 players.
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