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2014 forward Nathan Ekwu to visit Seton Hall

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Despite having no room for additional recruits on paper, Seton Hall's staff is continuing to recruit players for next season's team.

According to Zach Braziller of the New York Post, Cardinal Hayes (N.Y.) senior forward Nathan Ekwu will visit Seton Hall this weekend after traveling to North Carolina to visit Davidson last weekend. The native of Nigeria came to America a couple of years ago and has a high potential that is only just being discovered. Ekwu averaged 10.5 ppg for Cardinal Hayes as a senior (season high of 20) and was usually the best rebounder and shot blocker on the court for his team.

Outside of Davidson and Seton Hall, Nathan Ekwu has received offers from mid-majors like Duquesne, Fairfield, George Washington, Iona, Quinnipiac, and Stony Brook over the past few months. Ekwu has also attracted high-major interest from Minnesota, Providence, and Boston College, according to Braziller.

Seton Hall's interest in yet another forward continues to indicate that most likely (1) a current non-senior is leaving the team OR (2) a committed 2014 player will not qualify. The coaching staff is still in the running for 2014 wing/forward Marvin Clark, who decides Monday, and reached out to Temple post-graduate transfer Anthony Lee earlier this week.

Ekwu will be joined by 2015 forward Elijah Burns (Blair Academy, N.J.) on his visit. Burns was watched by the entire coaching staff mid-February and then attended Seton Hall - Georgetown the next day.

UPDATE (8PM, 3/22): Kevin Willard offered Nathan Ekwu during his visit to Seton Hall's South Orange campus today and Ekwu plans to take an official visit, according to Adam Zagoria. Ekwu will visit Fordham next weekend.