10 Oto Osenieks  
Oto Osenieks


Riga, Latvia

High School:
Brehm Prep

Height / Weight:
6-8 / 220


Oto Osenieks Career Stats and HighsGet Acrobat Reader

2013-14 | Junior Season:
Appeared in 31 games, 23 in a starting role, before a knee injury severely limited playing time late in the season • scored eight points, grabbed three rebounds and tied a career high with three assists in the season opener against Lehigh (11/8) • played a career-high 30 minutes, finishing with a then career-high 13 points against Coastal Carolina (11/19) • scored a career-high 14 points and grabbed five rebounds against Wofford (11/21) • scored 10 points against New Orleans (12/7) • contributed eight points, two assists and two rebounds against South Dakota State (12/10) • added five points, three assists, two steals and a block with a rebound vs. TAMUCC (12/28) • pulled down six rebounds and scored four points with two steals and an assist against Michigan (1/2) • scored eight points, four rebounds, two assists and a steal against Purdue (1/5) • scored eight points, three rebounds and an assist at Penn State (1/8) • chipped in eight points, four rebounds, two steals, one block and an assist vs. Ohio State (1/16) • scored nine points with five rebounds at Iowa (1/19) • recorded six points, two rebounds and an assist at Nebraska (1/26) • appeared briefly on Senior Night vs. Penn State.

2012-13 | Sophomore Season:
Scored eight points and tied a career high with three assists in 12 minutes off the bench against Toledo (11/12) • finished with nine points and five rebounds against North Florida (12/01) • tied a career-high with 10 points in 20 minutes against Lafayette (12/22) • tied a career-high with 10 points while playing a career-high 27 minutes off the bench at Ohio State (2/20).

2011-12 | Freshman Season:
Played 10 minutes, scored three points and grabbed three rebounds in Gopher debut against Bucknell (11/11) • scored eight points in 12 minutes off the bench against Fairfield (11/17) • played 23 minutes scored seven points, grabbed three rebounds and blocked three shots against Mount St. Mary's (11/21) • pulled down a then career-high four rebounds against DePaul (11/24) • scored a season-high nine points against Dayton (11/27) • scored six points on 3-of-4 shooting in seven minutes off the bench at Michigan (1/1) • missed the game against Iowa (1/04) with a sprained left ankle • scored eight points and tied a career-high with two assists against Illinois (1/28) • contributed career-highs in multiple categories against Ohio State (2/14), including points (10) and minutes played (26) • made his first career start at Northwestern (2/18) and finished with four points, a then career-high five rebounds and a career-high three assists • played 21 minutes and contributed four points and a career-high six rebounds at La Salle in the first round of the NIT (3/14) • left the game against Miami (3/19) with a concussion • missed the games at Middle Tennessee State (3/21) and the NIT Final Four games against Washington (3/27) & Stanford (3/29) due to a consussion • letterwinner.


Prep School:

A graduate of Brehm Prep in Carbondale, Ill. • high school coach at Brehm was Aaron Lee • helped team to a 15-6 record in his one season at Brehm • averaged 16.0 points, 6.0 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game • also graduated from Rigas Hanzas High School in Latvia • averaged 18.3 points and 5.5 rebounds as a senior, 17.9 points and 8.3 rebounds as a junior and 16.4 points as a sophomore.

Played for the Latvian National Team in the under 18 European Championships in 2008 • team finished in seventh place • also played for Latvia in the under 20 European Championships following his graduation at Brehm Prep • was the team Most Valuable Player in the European Youth Basketball League.

Son of Guntars and Baiba Osenieks • guardians are Charlie and Melanie Jones • born March 19, 1990 • has a brother, Reinis • business and marketing education major.