By Harry Allison

Mark Armstrong is the first player to verbally commit to Villanova from the high school Class of 2022.

The 6-2, 157 pound, prospect from St. Peter’s Prep / South Orange, NJ is ranked 130th nationally in the 247Sports Composite and 4oth nationally in the 247Sports rankings of the top players in the Class of 2022.  Armstrong chose Villanova from a final list of candidate schools which included: Auburn, Louisville, Connecticut, Seton Hall, Rutgers, Kansas, and Stanford