DURHAM, N.C. (AP) – Grayson Allen is returning to Duke for his senior season.
Coach Mike Krzyzewski and Allen announced the decision Tuesday, with the guard saying in a statement issued by the school that “the last few weeks have provided the opportunity for a lot of reflection and prayer.”
Allen averaged a team-best 3.5 assists during his junior season, but his scoring average was down more than seven points per game from his sophomore year. Still, he finished as Duke’s third-leading scorer at 14.5 points per game during a season spent under constant scrutiny.
The dominant storyline of Duke’s season centered around his antics: He received an indefinite suspension in December for tripping an Elon player – the third time in a calendar year that he was caught tripping an opponent.
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