NBA Draft Storylines: Jahlil Okafor Anxiously Awaits DestinationThere's plenty of trade talk entering Thursday evening's big event.
Chicago Area Celebrating Local Players In NCAA Title GameJahlil Okafor and Frank Kaminsky were key figures in the national title game.
Frank Kaminsky, Jahlil Okafor Headline All-American TeamTwo of the five first-team All-American members hail from the Chicago area.
Emma: Chicago Programs On Quest To End NCAA Tournament DroughtNo college program in Chicago has made the NCAA Tournament since 2004.
Jahlil Okafor Named A Preseason All-AmericanA Chicago native, Okafor is the third freshman in the past five years to be bestowed the honor and expectations.
Wisch: Illini Lose Brunson, But All Is Not LostJohn Groce has Illinois in it to the end so often that he'll soon land a big fish.
Stevenson Star Jalen Brunson Chooses Villanova Over IllinoisThe Illini are a bridesmaid once again.
Wisch: LeBron’s Return Hits Home For Illini NationIllini fans can only hope that the next great prep star will stay home in college.
Alexander, Okafor To Announce College Decisions Today Illini Nation will collectively hold its breath until 3 p.m. today, when Young center Jahlil Okafor and Curie power forward Cliff Alexander make their collegiate decisions.
Wisch: Arenas Could Spark Recruiting Rebirth For Illinois, DePaulRemarkably, for the third year in a row, the Windy City is home to the No. 1 high school basketball player in America, with rising Whitney Young senior Jahlil Okafor following in the large footsteps of prior Public League phenoms Jabari Parker (2013) and Anthony Davis (2012).