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Marcus Paige Named AP Pre-Season All-American
Marcus Paige is the sixth UNC player to earn preseason All-America honors from the Associated Press, earning the honor on Monday. The rest of the...

College Basketball 2014-15: ACC Predictions and Awards
Athlon has projected Duke and Carolina to finish Nos. 1-2 in the ACC thanks to the arrival of potential All-America center Jahlil Okafor in Durham...

Jahlil Okafor -- CBSSports.com's Preseason Player of the Year
But for every Kevin Durant -- who told me, matter-of-factly, a month before his one year at Texas began that he planned to be the...

Ivan Rabb looking to keep his spot near the top of 2015
Last season, it was Jahlil Okafor and Cliff Alexander who teamed up on the AAU circuit to form a dominant inside duo. This time around,...

Justin Jackson, Jahlil Okafor take over McDonald's game
Justin Jackson and Jahlil Okafor ended their high school careers with MVP trophies. The two five-star recruits took home MVP honors in the 2014 McDonald’s...

2014 McDonald's All-American UNC-Duke Recruits Smackdown
We add another chapter to our renowned UNC-Duke Smackdown series at the McDonald's All-American game in Chicago. Participants this year include Duke commits Jahlil Okafor,...

UNC signees Joel Berry, Theo Pinson named to 2014 USA Junior National Select Team roster
Headlined by Jahlil Okafor (Whitney Young H.S./Chicago, Ill.), the 2014 USA Junior National Select Team roster also includes two-time gold medal winners Stanley Johnson (Mater...

Justise Winslow commits to Duke
Justise Winslow announced Thursday afternoon at Houston St. John’s that he will play college basketball at Duke, joining his friends Jahlil Okafor and Tyus Jones...

Tyus Jones, Jahlil Okafor commit to Duke
After months of speculation about their future landing spot, Tyus Jones and Jahlil Okafor ultimately ended up where just about everybody expected. Duke. The dynamic...

Basketball recruiting: UNC, Duke in mix for nation’s best
Theo Pinson said he wants to bring another national championship to North Carolina. Grayson Allen has similar goals for Duke. Pinson and Allen are two...

Jahlil Okafor, Tyus Jones to announce Friday
Jahlil Okafor and Tyus Jones are ready to announce their college decisions. Okafor, Scout.com's top prospect, and Jones, who is the No. 4 overall recruit,...

UNC basketball recruiting roundup: Woods, Blakeney, Thomas, Stone, Late Night
Here are a few UNC basketball recruiting notes from the past week: Friday night was North Carolina's annual "Late Night with Roy" season tipoff event, and...

UNC basketball recruiting roundup: Dozier, Vaughn, Late Night visitors, etc.
Several current and former North Carolina recruiting targets made visits to various Midnight Madness events over the weekend. UNLV's "Scarlet & Gray Showcase" attendees:
Rashad Vaughn...

This Weekend's Midnight Madness Recruit Visitor List
Current and former North Carolina basketball recruits will visit various schools this weekend for their respective Midnight Madness events. UNC will host their event, "Late...

Candid Coaches: Which 2014 prospect will have best NBA career?
Despite three five-star players reclassifying from the class of 2014 into the recently graduated class of 2013, the rising senior class has remained strong at...

All indications point to Jahlil Okafor, Tyus Jones attending Duke
The Jahlil Okafor-Tyus Jones-to-Duke train is at fever pitch, thanks to Okafor’s AAU coach, Mike Irvin. Irvin told the Chicago Sun-Times that Blue Devils coach...

Justise Winslow Cuts List to 8
Houston Hoops wing Justise Winslow has cut his list to eight schools, according to ESPNU. The 6-foot-6 Houston Hoops wing is down to Duke, Florida,...

Justin Jackson Moves Up In Scout.com's Updated 2014 Top 100
Jahlil Okafor, a 6-foot-10, 260-pound center, tops the 2014 pre-July top 100. Tyus Jones, Emmanuel Mudiay, Trey Lyles and Myles Turner close out Scout.com's top...

Jahlil Okafor trims list to eight
Jahlil Okafor hasn't been able to play much this spring due to an ankle sprain, but he hasn't lost his grasp on the No. 1...

Scout.com Updated 2014 Top 100 Basketball Recruits
There’s a new No. 1 recruit in the 2014 recruiting class. After a dominant junior season for Chicago (Ill.) Whitney Young, Jahlil Okafor has jumped...

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