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Jefferson wins NBPA camp scoring title

Temple target Amile Jefferson displayed his dominance at the National Basketball Players Association Top 100 camp at the University of Virginia.

Jefferson wins NBPA camp scoring title

Temple target Amile Jefferson displayed his dominance at the National Basketball Players Association Top 100 camp at the University of Virginia.

The Friends’ Central School 6-foot-8 rising senior forward was the camp’s leading scorer, averaging 20.8 points during six games. The West Philly native also received the camp’s scholar-athlete award.

Jefferson is regarded as the nation’s 26th-best college prospect in the Class of 2012, according to ESPN.com. He has scholarship offers from Temple, Villanova, North Carolina State, Syracuse, West Virginia, Stanford, La Salle,  Maryland, Ohio State and Penn State among others.

- Keith Pompey

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Keith Pompey has been an Inquirer reporter since September 2004. He takes over the Sixers beat after covering the Temple men’s basketball team for the past three years and Temple football the past two seasons. Pompey also previously covered the Penn and Drexel men’s basketball team and Villanova football team after initially focusing on high school sports.

Pompey is a native Philadelphian and a University of Pittsburgh graduate. Follow him on Twitter @PompeyOnSixers or reach Keith at kpompey@phillynews.com. Reach Keith at kpompey@phillynews.com.

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