2017-18 (RS Freshman at Clemson): Appeared in 19 games all coming off of the bench for Clemson … Averaged 2.1 points and 1.4 rebounds per game … Played in 7.2 minutes per contest … Best shooting game came in the ACC Tournament against Boston College, as he finished 3-for-4 from the field, including a perfect 3-for-3 on three-pointers for a career-best nine points off the bench … Scored six points and grabbed six rebounds (career-high) against Auburn in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
PREP: A product of Daniel High School (S.C.), Oliver II was a four-star prospect according to ESPN, Rivals and Scout … As a junior, he was a First Team All-State at the AAA level in 2015-16, when he averaged 21.3 points per game .... Averaged 21.6 points per game as a sophomore in 2014-15 … Played a stint with the U.S. Select Team at the Adidas Eurocamp in Italy in 2016, before graduating high school early and enrolling at Clemson in Jan.
PERSONAL: Oliver II is the son of Anthony Oliver, who was captain of the 1992 Virginia NIT Championship team and posted 858 points and 113 steals in his career under head coach Jeff Jones ... Oliver played his college hoops with current ODU assistant coach, Bryant Stith ... Oliver II is also the son of Audra Smith, who played on three Final Four teams at UVA ... After her playing days, Smith was a long time assistant at Virginia, then the head coach at UAB, before taking over the helm at Clemson; she is now the head coach at South Carolina State … Oliver II’s sister, Adria Oliver, is currently on the Clemson volleyball team.