Okafor, Jones make Duke an early favorite 

November, 16, 2013
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Jahlil Okafor, Tyus JonesESPN, Icon SMIJahlil Okafor and Tyus Jones, both consensus top-10 recruits, chose Duke on Friday.
Mike Krzyzewski just turned Duke’s most glaring weaknesses into what will soon become the Blue Devils’ greatest strengths.

The two positions to build a team around? Point guard and a big man. Coach K landed arguably the No. 1 player at both spots Friday when Tyus Jones and Jahlil Okafor decided to head to Durham as a so-called package deal.

Jones is a cerebral, pass-first floor leader who is more concerned with setting up his teammates than his scoring numbers. Okafor is a true post player who has terrific footwork and catches nearly everything thrown his way.

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