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Bobcats top Rockets in overtime

...wavered in their desire to build their franchise around Emeka Okafor. The rookie is proving they made the right choice...that sent him to the sideline with a bloody nose. "Emeka Okafor is a definite star in the making in this league...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/19/nba_437580.shtml
NBA
UConn wins national championship

...Rollie Massimino's eighth-seeded Villanova squad in 1985.Napier and Boatright now go down with Kemba Walker, Emeka Okafor and all those other UConn champs of years past. This adds to the school's titles in 1999, 2004 and 2011.This one...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-04-07/uconn-wins-national-champ
UConn men's coach Kevin Ollie kept promise, delivered title

...also was on hand, helping to unveil a plaque that put his name alongside other former UConn greats such as Ray Allen, Emeka Okafor and Kemba Walker on the Huskies of Honor wall high atop the arena."Wow, I never thought I would be in the Huskies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-04-08/uconn-mens-coach-kevin-ol
Hall of Famer Bill Sharman dies at 87

...Wizards acquired center Marcin Gortat from the Phoenix Suns in a multiplayer trade.Phoenix will get injured center Emeka Okafor and a top-12-protected first-round draft pick in 2014.The Suns are sending guards Kendall Marshall, Shannon...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2013-10-25/hall-famer-bill-sharman-dies-
Connecticut ends Southern Illinois's advance

...Connecticut ended Southern Illinois' magical march through the NCAA tournament. Caron Butler scored 19 points, and Emeka Okafor provided big plays at both ends Friday night, leading UConn back to the final eight with a 71-59 victory over 11th-seeded...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/23/nca_340470.shtml
College basketball
Okafor's back problems linger

...and clearly we could jump on his back and take a pretty exciting ride," the Connecticut coach said of junior center Emeka Okafor. Calhoun's comments seemed humorous because it's Okafor's back that will be the center of attention as the Big...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/10/nca_408283.shtml
College basketball
Devils, Huskies count on centers

...sadly - become something of a relic in college basketball during the past decade or so, is back in the limelight. Emeka Okafor of Connecticut and Shelden Williams of Duke are post-up big men of the old-school variety. They'll be banging...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/03/nca_410926.shtml
College basketball
Bobcats chew up Hawks

...lead again. This time, they held on and celebrated their third victory. Reserve Eddie House scored 17 points and Emeka Okafor had 14 points and 10 rebounds for his fourth straight double-double, leading the Bobcats to a 107-92 victory over...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/11/28/nba_435726.shtml
NBA
Hawks' streak ends

...Charlotte with 18 points and 15 rebounds and the Bobcats rolled to a 96-75 win over the Atlanta Hawks on Friday night. Emeka Okafor also posted a double-double with 22 points and 13 rebounds as Carolina ended the Hawks' three-game winning streak...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/01/20/nba_113295.shtml
NBA
Magic confident in draft pick

...Southwest Atlanta Christian Academy senior, had used stellar pre-draft interviews to edge past Connecticut All-American Emeka Okafor atop the Magic's wish list. Now Weisbrod, wary of wasting the No. 1 pick on a mirage, was playing devil's advocate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/26/nba_420268.shtml
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