Okafor, a consensus first team All-America selection, led Duke to a 35-4 record and the program’s fifth NCAA National Championship in 2015. 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. In NCAA Tournament play, Okafor averaged a team-best 15.0 points on 63.5 percent shooting from the field. He also contributed 5.7 rebounds per game with 10 blocked shots. Okafor scored 47 points on the opening weekend of the NCAA Tournament, the most points by a Duke freshman in the first two games of the tournament. Okafor scored 18 points on 7-of-11 shooting and added six rebounds, two blocks and two steals in Duke’s national semifinal win over Michigan State. He battled foul trouble throughout the title game victory over Wisconsin and finished with just 10 points, but scored two key baskets during Duke’s 12-5 run over the final 4:06 of play. Okafor ranked eighth in the nation in field goal percentage (.664) and 19th in the country in offensive rebounds (3.53 orpg.). The Chicago native set Duke freshman records for double-figure scoring games (35), total rebounds (322), offensive rebounds (134) and dunks (64). Okafor scored 20 or more points 14 times, including a season-high 30 points in an overtime win at Virginia Tech. He added 11 double-doubles and secured five or more offensive rebounds in 11 contests. On Dec. 15, Okafor became just the third freshman in ACC history, and the first since 1994, to score 20-plus points and bring down 20 or more rebounds in the same game. Okafor was selected with the 3rd overall pick by the Philadelphia 76ers in the 2015 NBA Draft.