Class of 2014 center Jahlil Okafor has scholarship offers from Kentucky, Duke, North Carolina, Louisville and several other top schools.
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Two of UK’s biggest recruiting targets have been added to the Red State Blue State Series event set for Feb. 2 at Broadbent Arena in Louisville.
Junior center Jahlil Okafor and Whitney Young (Ill.) will take on sophomore center Skal Labissiere and Evangelical Christian (Tenn.) at 4:30 p.m., immediately following the game featuring UK commitment Karl Towns and Louisville commitment Quentin Snider.
Okafor is the No. 1 overall player in the class of 2014, according to Rivals.com. The 6-11 center has led Whitney Young to a 13-1 record this season, with the Dolphins’ only loss coming in overtime to nationally ranked No. 1 Montverde Academy (Fla.).
Okafor is considering UK along with several other schools, and talked to the Herald-Leader last week about his recruitment.
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