WKU hosting Ongenda on official visit

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Western Kentucky is hosting Nick Ongenda on an official recruiting visit this week, according to Ongenda’s Instagram page.

Ongenda arrived in Bowling Green on Wednesday and is expected to be on campus Thursday while WKU holds a team scrimmage for professional scouts.

Ongenda is a 6-foot-11, 190-pound center originally from South Africa by way of Toronto and currently playing at Southwest Christian Academy in Little Rock, Ark. Ongenda is considered a four-star prospect in the 2020 class by 247sports.com and reportedly holds scholarship offers from Oregon, Oregon State, Oklahoma State and Florida.

Ongenda is ranked as the No. 3 overall Canadian prospect by northpolehoops.com and played for the Woodz Elite AAU program this past summer.

Western Kentucky visited with Ongenda on Tuesday and in September.





— Follow WBKO sportswriter Chad Bishop on Twitter @MrChadBishop