The sophomore arguably played the best basketball of his career down the stretch of the 2022-23 season. He scored in double figures in five of Alabama's last six games while pulling in 49 rebounds and blocking 17 shots in that same span.
Oats' first recruiting class ended up ranked No. 12 in the nation while also bringing in one of the top graduate-transfers in the nation. He is looking to out do himself with his second class and has his eyes a top target that would take the 2021 class to the next level.