PEORIA — Sean O’Mara has had one opponent at the forefront of his mind all season: Young’s Jahlil Okafor.
The 6-10 Duke recruit dominated O’Mara in their matchup last season, a 61-46 win for the Dolphins. Okafor scored 21 points and held O’Mara to just 10 points on 3-for-9 shooting.
“It was a wake-up call for me, to be honest,” O’Mara said. “I knew he was a good player and I knew I was a good player, but he beat me that night, bad. That has driven me all year. I want this matchup.”