Oregon has landed a verbal commitment from junior college wing Dwayne Benjamin out of junior college Sunday afternoon.
Benjamin informed DuckTerritory.com of his verbal commit via text before boarding a plane to head home.
Benjamin made an official visit to Oregon over the weekend. Before leaving for California he gave a verbal commitment to Dana Altman and the Oregon Ducks and ended his recruitment.
Benjamin was a UTEP commit out of the 2012 recruiting class out of Northside High School in Lafayette, LA but was forced to go to Mt. San Jacingo College after failing to qualify.
At Northside high school Benjamin was a First Team All State football and track athlete as well as being named to the All District team in basketball. He garnished attention for both football and track as well for college, but decided to play basketball.
As a freshman last season at Mt. San Jacinto he averaged 15.8 points, 7.2 rebounds, and 1.6 assists per game. Benjamin was a 46.7-percent shooter and 29.2-percent from three. In 31 games last season he scored 20 or more points 10 times and twice scored 29 points.
His best game as a sophomore game against Southwestern junior college when he finished with 17 points, 16 rebounds, and dished out four assists.
Benjamin is the second verbal commit for the Ducks in the 2014 class.
DuckTerritory.com will have more as this story develops.