Willard had visited the Academy in the last two weeks to see Karlis, a native of Riga, Latvia. The Academy also produced current Seton Hall freshmen Patrik Auda, a 6-9 wing player, and Aaron Geramipoor, a 6-11 forward.
“Haralds is a 6-6 two guard who is a phenomenal perimeter shooter,” Canarias coach Rob Orellana said by phone Tuesday morning. “He’s a very, very good athlete. He’s an athlete who gets above the rim.