Adam Zagoria covers basketball at all levels. He is the author of two books and an award-winning journalist whose articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Sports Illustrated, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide.
Nathan Ekwu, a skilled 6-foot-7 2014 forward from Cardinal Hayes in The Bronx, is expected to pick either Davidson or Fordham on Monday or Tuesday, Hayes coach Joe Lods told SNY.tv.
Davidson coach Bob McKillop flew up to see Ekwu on Thursday, and the player then visited Fordham this weekend on an official.
Lods said it was possible Ekwu could take a visit to Seton Hall next weekend, but will likely land at Davidson or Fordham.
Ekwu averaged 16 points, 12 rebounds and 3 blocks this season.
“He’s got good skills away from the basket,” Lods said. “He’s a better shooter than people realize. He hit a decent amount of 3-pointers. He shoots the ball a lot better than people think. His upside is high.”
Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle.
A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013.
He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.