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  1. POSTERIZED: Duke commit Tyus Jones puts one down at the Target Center (VIDEO)

    Jan 6, 2014, 4:30 PM EDT

    Minnesota Boys All State Basketball

    Duke commit Tyus Jones has been labeled by some recruiting analysts as the best pure point guard that high school basketball has seen in quite some time. Jones often gets compared to floor generals like CP3, but his athleticism is sometimes overlooked because of his tremendous basketball IQ and natural feel for the game. Just…

  2. 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…

  3. 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…

  4. 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…

  5. 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…

  6. Tyus Jones, Isaiah Whitehead lead Coney Island in Elite 24

    Aug 25, 2013, 10:15 AM EDT

    Facebook/Under Armour Basketball

    Tyus Jones and Brooklyn’s own Isaiah Whitehead earned Co-MVP honors for the winning team at the 2013 Under Armour Elite 24 at Brooklyn Bridge Park on Saturday night Jones and Whitehead led Team Coney Island to a closer than expected 114-109 win over Team Bed-Stuy. Stanley Johnson and Emmanuel Mudiay — who announced that he…

  7. Tyus Jones, 2014 point guard, on Kentucky visit this weekend

    Jan 11, 2013, 10:52 PM EDT

    Tyus Jones

    At this point, John Calipari is just rubbing it all of our faces. Kentucky isn’t even finished with it’s 2013 recruiting class, with the nation’s top player Andrew Wiggins, as well top 10 forward Julius Randle and Aaron Gordon still considering Lexington as a possible destination. But now Big Blue Nation is working on the…

  8. Tyus Jones, Aaron Gordon headline second group of players named to Under Armour Elite 24 roster

    Aug 9, 2012, 3:50 PM EDT

    Elite 24

    Just over a week after the first group of 12 players were selected to participate in the Under Armour Elite 24 game in Venice Beach, Calif., the names of the second dozen players were revealed Thursday. Of the 12 who comprise the second group, only three are committed to schools, including two who have pledged…

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