HighSchoolOT On The Trail

Illinois offers Southern Durham senior guard J'Naya Ephraim

Posted July 15

JnayaEphraim.  The first annual HighSchoolOT.com Triangle Tip-Off Tournament at Millbrook High School.  This is day one of girls coverage Millbrook High School v Southern Durham High School.

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— Southern Durham girls basketball senior guard J'Naya Ephraim announced via Twitter Thursday that she received scholarship offers from the University of Illinois.

Ephraim also holds offers from Jacksonville State, James Madison, NC Central, UNC-Asheville, USC-Upstate, Temple and Western Carolina.

The standout Lady Spartan averaged a double-double last season, posting 16.5 points and 10.8 rebounds per contest; she also garnered five rebounds and five assists per game.

Ephraim tallied 16 double-doubles in her junior campaign and recorded a triple-double on Jan. 13 against Chapel Hill with 13 points, 12 rebounds and 15 steals.

She posted a season-high 26 points on Jan. 27 against Orange, the start of a three-game streak with at least 20 points per game.

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