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Video Evidence Shows Jahlil Okafor Jersey Drop Was Blown Way Out Of Proportion
Do the Sixers have a dilemma on their hands following their third straight drafting of a big man as their top pick? Yes. However, it...

Jahlil Okafor Looks Pretty Excited To Play For The 76ers
The Philadelphia 76ers presented their new draftees to the press yesterday, though it seems third overall pick Jahlil Okafor isn’t too psyched to put on...

Jahlil Okafor, Duke teammates attend upscale L.A. rooftop party
Potential NBA second overall pick Jahlil Okafor looks right at home in the SoCal sun chillin' with his college teammates at an upscale Los Angeles...

Player Review: Joel James
Joel James proved to be a bit of a revelation this season. He wasn't necessarily a dominant big man and still struggled at times but...

Flurry of early entries to NBA draft drains ACC's star power
As many as nine players from the ACC could leave college early to enter this year's NBA draft. From Okafor to Olivier, the ACC is...

Jahlil Okafor declares for NBA Draft
Duke Blue Devils freshman Jahlil Okafor announced Thursday that he will enter the 2015 NBA Draft. A first-team All-America and the national freshman of the...

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...

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