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Jahlil Okafor's Dad Reportedly Chastising Media For Lack Of POY Votes His Son Received

jahlil okafor father player of year

jahlil okafor father player of year

Duke men's basketball team and its fans have a lot to celebrate tonight. 

The No. 1-seeded Blue Devils demolished No. 7 seed Michigan State in the Final Four, 81-61, at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis. Coach K's team will face either Kentucky or Wisconsin in the national championship game Monday evening. 

Jahlil Okafor's father, Chukwudi Okafor, is using the win as an opportunity to criticize media members for the amount of votes they gave his son in the AP Player of the Year race. Jahlil Okafor, who scored 18 points and grabbed six rebounds against the Spartans, received five votes, second to Wisconsin's Frank Kaminsky, who won the award with 58 of the 65 votes. 

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This is kind of a weird time for Okafor's father to bring it up. Okafor played well this evening, but it's not like he dominated - or even played against - the player (Kaminsky) who received more votes than his son.