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Peach Jam Spotlight: Jahlil Okafor

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Mac Irvin's Jahlil Okafor (middle) is pressured by a pair of Boo Williams defenders during Thursday's game at the Peach Jam tournament.  MICHAEL HOLAHAN/STAFF
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Mac Irvin's Jahlil Okafor (middle) is pressured by a pair of Boo Williams defenders during Thursday's game at the Peach Jam tournament.

JAHLIL OKAFOR

POSITION: Center

HT./WT.: 6-11/275

HIGH SCHOOL: Whitney Young in Illinois

COLLEGIATE CONTENDERS: Arizona, Baylor, Michigan State, Ohio State, Kentucky, Kansas, Illinois and Duke

NOTABLE: Plays for Mac Irvin Fire at the Nike Peach Jam. … Ranked No. 1 in the nation by Rivals.com and by ESPN for the 2014 class. … Scored 26 points on 10 for 13 shooting in a 88-79 win Friday against the Texas Titans.

– Wayne Staats,

staff writer


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