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Coaches' All-ACC Team: Paige 2nd Team, Johnson 3rd Team
The ACC has announced the 2015 All-ACC Team, as voted upon by the league’s 15 head coaches. North Carolina's Marcus Paige is on the...

Lucas: Rapid Reactions - Duke
Terrific defensive work by Joel James in the first half on Jahlil Okafor. His size seemed to bother Okafor, as James continually pushed him a...

Paige, Okafor have incentive to play better in this UNC-Duke meeting
Marcus Paige had a shot for redemption near the end of a disappointing performance at Duke. He missed it. Now, with 19th-ranked North Carolina (21-9,...

UNC-Duke Offensive vs Defensive Breakdowns
Can North Carolina limit the effectiveness of Duke center Jahlil Okafor and the Blue Devils' outside shooters? Can Duke keep the Tar Heels from dominating...

Tar Heels have hands full with Okafor
Duke is 22-3 overall, 9-3 in the ACC and ranked No. 4 in The Associated Press Top 25. “They’ve just annihilated people, and we understand...

Watch: FSU's Phil Cofer dunks on Jahlil Okafor
Florida State freshman Phil Cofer dunked over one of the biggest names in college basketball on Monday night. In the first half against Duke, Cofer...

Louisville hopes lessons learned for UNC rematch
The University of Louisville basketball team has a few results on this season's schedule that really bug them. The Kentucky loss, of course, when U...

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...

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