The dearth of Big Men for Jay Wright next season is widely known. With Mouphtaou Yarou and Maurice Sutton graduating, Daniel Ochefu will be the lone Wildcat taller than 6'7" next season.
Villanova was in the final running for Gavin Schilling, but the recruit selected Michigan State last week.
As the search continues, Coast 2 Coast Recruiting sent out a tweet that Villanova has offered Class of 2013 big man Darryl Reynolds on Wednesday.
Villanova and Utah offered 2013 Worcester Academy (MA) forward Darryl Reynolds yesterday.— Coast 2 Coast Hoops(@Coast2CoastHoop) March 28, 2013
After playing at Lower Merion HS, the 6'8" Power Forward is finishing up a post-graduate year at Worcester Academy in Massachusetts.
The Bala Cynwyd native is coming off of a visit last weekend from the South Carolina campus and also has scholarships in hand from St. Bonaventure, Temple, and Seton Hall. He scratched his visit to St. Bonaventure last weekend and hasn't decided if he will visit Utah, he will be visiting Villanova from April 12-14 and will see Seton Hall the following weekend.
ESPN Recruiting notes:
Reynolds is a physically gifted prospect with a tremendous basketball body. He has a long, athletic and chiseled frame with the muscle mass to bang inside the paint, the mobility to change ends and direction, and the athleticism to get his head on the rim to block shots
Reynolds describes himself as, "an active and atheltic player who can hit a 15-jumpshot."