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  1. 2014-15 Season Preview: College Basketball Dream Team

    Oct 31, 2014, 9:00 AM EDT

    Caris LeVert

    Is this team better than Philly?

  2. 2014-15 Season Preview: Jahlil Okafor, Frank Kaminsky lead a strong crop of big men

    Oct 30, 2014, 9:00 AM EDT

    Frank Kaminsky (AP Photo)

    The list of big men dominating college basketball this season is solid.

  3. ACC releases its preseason media poll, all-conference team

    Oct 29, 2014, 5:10 PM EDT

    AP

    North Carolina’s Marcus Paige was the media pick to win ACC Player of the Year.

  4. Top five plays from Duke’s ‘Countdown to Craziness’ event (VIDEO)

    Oct 26, 2014, 9:00 AM EDT

    Jahlil Okafor

    Jahlil Okafor accounted for a total of 27 points and eight rebounds in the two 12-minute scrimmages.

  5. 2014-15 Season Preview: 20 Impact Freshmen

    Oct 22, 2014, 4:06 PM EDT

    Justin Jackson (left) and Jahlil Okafor (right) at the McDonald's All-American Game

    College basketball will have plenty of impact freshmen this season. Here’s a look at some that could step in and contribute right away.

  6. What would Team USA look like if it only used college players?

    Aug 5, 2014, 11:14 AM EDT

    Marcus Paige (Getty Images)

    There has been a lot of talk about the future of Team USA after Paul George’s injury. What would it look like with just college guys?

  7. Mixtape for Duke-bound Jahlil Okafor, the No. 1 recruit in 2014 (VIDEO)

    Jun 18, 2014, 9:30 AM EDT

    Jahlil Okafor

    Jahlil Okafor is the best low-post prospect since DeMarcus Cousins.

  8. Jordan Brand Classic highlights (VIDEO)

    Apr 20, 2014, 9:45 AM EDT

    Getty Images

    Watch the incoming class showcase their talents in Brooklyn on Friday night.

  9. Chicago duo Jahlil Okafor, Cliff Alexander earn MVP honors as East beats West in Jordan Brand Classic

    Apr 18, 2014, 9:39 PM EDT

    Beach Ball Classic Basketball

    Chicago natives Jahlil Okafor and Cliff Alexander earned MVP honors as the East beat the West in the Jordan Brand Classic.

  10. Five thoughts and observations from the McDonald’s All-American week

    Apr 3, 2014, 1:15 PM EDT

    Justin Jackson (left) and Jahlil Okafor (right) at the McDonald's All-American Game

    The McDonald’s All-American week had a lot of things to offer for a balanced class of 2014.

  11. Jahlil Okafor, West team outlast East in McDonald’s All-America Game

    Apr 3, 2014, 12:20 AM EDT

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    Duke signee Jahlil Okafor scored 17 points and grabbed seven rebounds to lead the West to victory in the 37th McDonald’s All-American Game.

  12. Kansas signee Cliff Alexander subject of new highlight video (VIDEO)

    Feb 21, 2014, 1:46 PM EDT

    AP Photo/Damen Jackson via Triple Play New Media

    Kansas signee Cliff Alexander is one of the nation’s most talented interior prospects, with his physical strength and athleticism making the Chicago native an incredibly difficult matchup for most opponents. Ball is Life released a midseason highlight video of Alexander, who attends Curie HS, in action and the timing couldn’t be better. Why? Curie takes…

  13. Assigned Reading: Learn more about Duke-bound Jahlil Okafor, the nation’s top recruit

    Dec 17, 2013, 6:35 PM EDT

    Jahlil Okafor

    You’ve probably already heard the name Jahlil Okafor. The 6-foot-10 Whitney Young Magnet High (Ill.) center is the nation’s consensus top player, and is Duke bound, staying true to his word that he would attend the same college as Apple Valley High (Minn.) point guard Tyus Jones. Okafor will only continue to grab national attention…

  14. Jahlil Okafor and Tyus Jones commit to Duke

    Nov 15, 2013, 4:07 PM EDT

    Minnesota Boys All State Basketball

    The single biggest recruiting haul in the Class of 2014 finally made the decision about where they are headed to play their college ball. Jahlil Okafor and Tyus Jones are headed to Duke. The story of the friendship between Jones and Okafor has been told over and over again. They met playing for Team USA’s…

  15. Four top five recruits to announce on Friday evening

    Nov 14, 2013, 11:56 AM EDT

    Minnesota Boys All State Basketball

    Tuesday was arguably the biggest non-NCAA tournament day in college basketball, as the Tip-Off Marathon culminated in the Champions Classic in Chicago. Friday may be the most important day for the 2014-2015 college hoops season. Why? Four of Rivals top five recruits in the country remain uncommitted. That will no longer be the case as…

  16. Jahlil Okafor had ‘good time’ on Kentucky visit, but Tyler Ulis thinks he ends up with Tyus Jones

    Sep 14, 2013, 10:30 AM EDT

    Beach Ball Classic Basketball

    This week Whitney Young (Ill.) center Jahlil Okafor made his second official visit after spending a weekend at Baylor at the end of August. The top senior in the nation was at Kentucky along with several other highly-touted prospects in the Class of 2014 and 2015 on Monday night. Okafor was one of more than…

  17. John Wall drops 40 in Kentucky’s alumni charity game with Jahlil Okafor in attendance

    Sep 9, 2013, 11:19 PM EDT

    John Wall

    John Wall continued his success inside the storied Rupp Arena, on Monday night during the UK Alumni Charity Game. The former UK point guard dropped 40 points leading his blue team in a 111-95 over the white team. Brandon Knight led the white team with 30 points. “E. Bled [Eric Bledsoe] told me I wasn’t…

  18. Rivals releases their post-live period Class of 2014 rankings

    Sep 4, 2013, 1:11 PM EDT

    Minnesota Boys All State Basketball

    On Wednesday afternoon, Rivals released the latest installment of their Top 150 rankings for the Class of 2014, and it should really come as no surprise to anyone that 6-foot-11, 270 pound center Jahlil Okafor is the No. 1 recruit in the class. Big men that are that size, that nimble, and that enjoy playing…