Future bright for Chicago prep stars

Cliff Alexander earns bragging rights over Jahlil Okafor in thrilling championship

Updated: February 22, 2014, 9:35 PM ET
By Jon Greenberg | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- The game was long over as Whitney Young coach Tyrone Slaughter lingered in the bowels of Chicago State's arena beckoning for his star player to hurry up. The bus was leaving. But Jahlil Okafor, the consensus top-ranked player in the country, couldn't tell reporters to beat it. Give him a few years to learn that trick.

The Duke-bound Okafor, the heir apparent to Jabari Parker's legacy as Chicago's nicest prep star, had the best seat in the house for one of Chicago's wildest high ...

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