Ben Bentil commits to Providence


Class of 2014 power forward Ben Bentil, 6'8 225 lbs from Middletown, Delaware, has committed to the Providence Friars and head coach Ed Cooley over the Temple Owls. Bentil is rated 4 stars by ESPN and Rivals out of Saint Andrew's School.


A native of Ghana, Africa, Bentil also held offers from Georgetown, Villanova, Miami, Rutgers, Seton Hall, St. Joe's, Delaware, La Salle, Xavier, UConn, NC State and Penn State. Bentil joins small forward Jalen Lindsey and 7-foot center Pascal Chukwu in the 2014 recruiting class for the Friars.