Next: Is Favors the next Howard?

Updated: August 25, 2008, 5:06 PM ET

Move over T.I., there's a new King of the South.

With a junior season for the ages last year, Derrick Favors stamped himself as basketball royalty. Playing against the nation's best competition, the South Atlanta (Atlanta, Ga.) big man nearly averaged a triple-double, recording 23.7 points, 17.1 rebounds and 9.1 blocks a game. Favors played his best when the spotlight was brightest, putting up a 32-point, 30-rebound, 11-block effort against one nationally ranked opponent and 42 points, ...

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