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  1. Player of the Year Power Rankings: A familiar face on top, but a few surprises behind him

    Nov 25, 2014, 1:18 PM EST

    Frank Kaminsky (AP Photo)

    Frank Kaminsky and Jahlil Okafor are near the top, but the rest of the top five may surprise you.

  2. If Tyus Jones and Quinn Cook continue to co-exist, Duke will be tough to contain

    Nov 19, 2014, 9:00 AM EST

    Tyus Jones, Justise Winslow, Quinn Cook

    Duke’s backcourt had some questions entering the season but freshman Tyus Jones and senior Quinn Cook have played well together so far for the Blue Devils.

  3. Burning Questions: How different will the NBCSports.com All-America Team look in March?

    Nov 18, 2014, 2:30 PM EST

    Frank Kaminsky

    Who falls from the NBCSports.com first team All-America squad, and who replaces them?

  4. No. 4 Duke cruises past Presbyterian, 113-44, as freshmen play a big role

    Nov 14, 2014, 8:00 PM EST

    Presbyterian v Duke

    No. 4 Duke cruised to a season-opening win over Presbyterian on Friday night as the Blue Devils’ freshmen played a large role.

  5. 2014-15 Season Preview: Can the ACC produce four Final Four teams?

    Nov 13, 2014, 9:00 AM EST

    Jahlil Okafor (AP Photo)

    What’s more likely: That the ACC gets four top three seeds, or that a team outside the top four wins a game in the NCAA tournament?

  6. Jahlil Okafor highlights, including his first collegiate POSTERIZED (VIDEO)

    Nov 10, 2014, 9:53 AM EST

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    This is what happens when Division II players jump with All-Americans.

  7. 2014-15 Season Preview: Ten of college basketball’s most important players

    Nov 7, 2014, 11:15 AM EST

    Arizona's Gabe York and T.J. McConnell (AP Photo)

    The most important player to a team isn’t always the most talented. Here are ten players who will be critical to their team’s national title hopes.

  8. Duke gets double-figure scoring from seven in big exhibition win [VIDEO]

    Nov 4, 2014, 10:45 PM EST

    Mike Krzyzewski

    Duke rolled to a big win in its exhibition opener.

  9. Top 25 Countdown: No. 4 Duke Blue Devils

    Nov 4, 2014, 9:00 AM EST

    Jahlil Okafor (AP Photo)

    Duke has as many all-americans on their roster this season as Kentucky. But are they as good as the Wildcats?

  10. College Basketball Talk’s Preseason Player of the Year: Duke’s Jahlil Okafor

    Nov 3, 2014, 1:37 PM EST

    Jahlil Okafor (AP Photo)

    It’s a risk picking a freshman as the Preseason Player of the Year, but we like our odds with Okafor.

  11. 2014-15 Season Preview: College Basketball Dream Team

    Oct 31, 2014, 9:00 AM EST

    Caris LeVert

    Is this team better than Philly?

  12. 2014-15 Season Preview: Jahlil Okafor, Frank Kaminsky lead a strong crop of big men

    Oct 30, 2014, 9:00 AM EST

    Wisconsin's Frank Kaminsky (AP Photo)

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

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

    Oct 29, 2014, 5:10 PM EST

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

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

    Oct 26, 2014, 9:00 AM EST

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

  15. 2014-15 Season Preview: 20 Impact Freshmen

    Oct 22, 2014, 4:06 PM EST

    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.

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

    Aug 5, 2014, 11:14 AM EST

    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?

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

    Jun 18, 2014, 9:30 AM EST

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

  18. Jordan Brand Classic highlights (VIDEO)

    Apr 20, 2014, 9:45 AM EST

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

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

    Apr 18, 2014, 9:39 PM EST

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

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

    Apr 3, 2014, 1:15 PM EST

    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.

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

    Apr 3, 2014, 12:20 AM EST

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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.

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

    Feb 21, 2014, 1:46 PM EST

    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…

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

    Dec 17, 2013, 6:35 PM EST

    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…

  24. Jahlil Okafor and Tyus Jones commit to Duke

    Nov 15, 2013, 4:07 PM EST

    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…

  25. Four top five recruits to announce on Friday evening

    Nov 14, 2013, 11:56 AM EST

    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…