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Coach K on Okafor: ‘What a great decision!’

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“What a great decision!” said (Duke coach Mike) Krzyzewski (on Jahlil Okafor declaring for draft). “This is a tremendous opportunity for Jahlil and he has earned it. Obviously, he has done an incredible job here at Duke and he will always be a part of our Duke basketball family. We could not be happier for he and his family.”

He averaged 17.3 points, 8.5 rebounds, 1.3 assists and 1.4 blocks per game while collecting numerous honors including National Freshman of the Year and ACC Player & Freshman of the Year. Okafor is the first freshman in league history to be named ACC Player of the Year.

via Duke University Blue Devils

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