Sydney, N.S. – Cape Breton University and CAPERS men's basketball head coach David Petroziello are pleased to announce the commitment of Options Academy guard Osman (Ozzy) Omar to Cape Breton University for the upcoming season.
The 6'4" point guard from Mississauga, ON is a former All West Coast Prep and Future Prep 1st team All-Star. The former High Desert MVP chose Cape Breton because of the promising future ahead for the program. Omar explained "I chose CBU because of how promising the future could be for both the program and myself. I expect the program and myself to excel and advance to higher places. The Ontario native continued "The playing style Coach P wants us to play is the style I like to play and will be a perfect fit."
"Ozzy is another key addition to our program as we move into the next phase of our development. His humble, hard-working, and intensely competitive personality fits perfectly into our culture." commented Petroziello. "He is a dynamic offensive player who generates good shots for himself and his teammates with his excellent court vision and ability to create separation. " Petroziello said "With good size and length, Ozzy is yet another perimeter defensive presence with the physical and athletic tools to execute coverages and maintain control of the basketball."
When Omar was asked how he sees himself helping the CAPERS in his first season, he said "I see myself helping the CAPERS build towards being a contender in the AUS. The sky is the limit and I'm not limiting my or the programs potential."