Active Hoyas host USF transfer John Egbunu

Active Hoyas host USF transfer John Egbunu
May 3, 2014, 3:30 pm
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(David Manning-USA TODAY Sports)

Guest visitors were on hand at the Verizon Center on Saturday: Georgetown coach John Thompson III gave South Florida big man transfer John Egbunu a tour of the Hoyas home arena and locker room on Saturday afternoon.

Egbunu started 31 of 32 games this past season for the Bulls, averaging 7.4 points, 6.2 rebounds and 1.3 blocks under coach Stan Heath, who was fired after the season. Several USF players including Egbunu were subsequently granted their release from the school.

Thompson, assistant coach Kevin Broadus, Egbunu and members of the 7-footers family arrived as the Washington Wizards coincidently concluded practice. Wizards rookie and former Georgetown star Otto Porter met with the party.

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Georgetown, Michigan State, Florida and Virginia Tech are schools reportedly in the mix for Egbunu, who would sit out the 2014-15 season per transfer rules.

This visit came shortly after the Hoyas hosted four-star 2015 recruit Jessie Govan, according to a source. The 6-foot-10 Govan from Queens, New York has reportedly received numerous scholarship offers, including one from the Hoyas.

In addition, this week the Hoyas received a commitment from Trey Mourning, son of Georgetown great Alonzo Mourning. The younger Mourning announced on Twitter that he was "headed to the Hilltop," making the 6-foot-9 forward the fifth member of the 2014 class. Mourning, considered a three-star recruit, joins Isaac Copeland and Paul White as frontcourt options for a roster that loses Nate Lubick to graduation and transferring Moses Ayegba to Nebraska.