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Duke’s Grayson Allen to return to school for senior season

By Jessika Morgan | The News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.) (TNS)

April 19, 2017

Duke junior guard Grayson Allen will return for his senior year, the school announced Thursday. Allen, a 6-foot-5 point guard from Jacksonville, Fla., averaged 14.5 points for the Blue Devils his junior year, one that was marred by controversy. After tripping an Elon player Steven Santa Ana in December, Allen was ...

Game changers: Five players who will impact NCAA Tournament most

Duke junior guard Grayson Allen will play a key role in deciding how far the Blue Devils go in the NCAA Tournament. (Chuck Liddy/Raleigh News & Observer/TNS)

By Ted Zhang | Staff Writer

March 14, 2017

There are plenty of big-name players leading big-time programs into this year's Big Dance. But none will have a greater impact on which team gets to cut down the nets at the Final Four in Phoenix than these five: Grayson Allen He’s no Christian Laettner — the polarizing college basketb...

Panthers’ woes continue in 72-64 loss at No. 21 Duke

Senior forward Michael Young had a game-high 24 points in the Panthers' 72-64 loss at Duke Saturday afternoon. Jeff Ahearn | Senior Staff Photographer

By Varun Kumar | For The Pitt News

February 4, 2017

For the second straight game, the Pitt men’s basketball team gave one of college basketball’s most storied programs all it could handle. And for the second straight time, the Panthers (12-11 overall, 1-9 ACC) came up short. After an 80-78 loss at No. 12 North Carolina Tuesday night, Pitt lost anot...

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