Nigerian centre has officially committed to the Rutgers, he therefore becomes the highest ranked recruit to commit to the school since 2008.
120% committed pic.twitter.com/UB4EpiZ3fX— Bigcliff77 (@wizcliff77) March 29, 2020
Omoruyi, who attends Roselle Catholic High School (New Jersey), is ranked No. 49 in the ESPN 100, and 46 by 247sports for the Class of 2020. The last top-50 recruit to commit to Rutgers was Mike Rosario, a five-star prospect who joined the Scarlet Knights in the 2008 class.
“I felt special, when they started chanting, ‘We want Cliff, we want Cliff,'” Omoruyi told ESPN
Omoruyi will team up with South Sudanese prospect Mawot Mag. Rutgers was going to participate in the March tournaments for the first time since 1991. With four started returning and the addition of Clifford, Rutgers is expected to surprise many this year.