Jahlil Okafor to attend UK basketball alumni game on official visit

By Tom Hurley | @TomHurley

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Five-star center Jahlil Okafor will travel to UK for an official visit on the day players of UK basketball past play an alumni game at Rupp Arena.

“My second official visit will be to Kentucky, on September 9th,” Okafor said on his Twitter account, @BigJah22.

The 6-foot-10, 270-pound center is the No. 1 player in the Class of 2014 according to Rivals.

Okafor will make his first official visit on Aug. 30 when he plans to visit Baylor along with the No. 2 player in the Class of 2014, Tyus Jones.

When interviewed by MaxPreps in May, Jones said he was “99.9 percent” sure that he and Okafor would play together in college.

Okafor is set to begin his senior season at Whitney Young High School (Chicago) in the fall.