January 24, Men's Basketball Dukes Men's Basketball heading into important stretch Dukes head into the final month of season with an8th best in Region 19 January 9, Men's Basketball Dukes start slow, fall to Atlantic Cape, A slow Cumberland start combined with Atlantic Cape's intensity doomed the Dukes early. A terrific effort by the Dukes backcourt mates Taylor Clarke and Kevin Clark led the Dukes to their 3rd victory in a row. In Vineland on Tuesday night the Dukes started off hot then cooled but only for a few moments. January 22, Men's Basketball Snowstorm Jonas Postpones Weekend Basketball The impending snowstorm headed for the northeast has postponed men's and women's basketball action this weekend. January 19, Men's Basketball Dukes Rally Past Camden For the second consecutive game, the Dukes fell behind early and climbed all the way back from a halftime deficit to pull out the victory.
Wisconsin was sparked by national player of the year Frank Kaminsky, who scored 21 points and had 12 rebounds.
Nigel Hayes chipped in 13 points while Sam Dekker added 12, but shot poorly from the field. And that happens in games. NCAAChampionship pic.
There were 13 lead changes in the first 20 minutes. Wisconsin took a nine-point lead in the second half but missed most of its shots down the stretch while Jones and Allen brought Duke back.
From sub to star Going into the Final Four, Allen was the forgotten freshman from the top recruiting class in the nation. He had only four games all season with 10 or more points.
He had nine points in the NCAA tournament. But with Duke down by nine points with left in the season, the 6-foot-4 Allen became unstoppable. He outscored Wisconsin to give Duke the confidence it needed. Allen maintained his own confidence through practicing against the first teamers.
So, I mean, that was big preparation for me to be in this moment," he said.
And while one of those starters, senior Quinn Cook, only had six points, his three-point shooting ability opened up space for Allen to go hard to the rim. We went to him kind of exclusively because of his ability to drive and penetrate.
And he did, he finished," Coach K said.
Allen didn't even play when the Blue Devils downed the Badgers in December. They'll go home wishing they hadn't seen him on Monday either.
Grayson Allen was a Duke fan growing up. Tonight he helped win a title. Not bad in the dream-fulfillment department.
Even if the team isn't there, apparently. After the close victory, students ran out to the West Campus Quad and lit a huge bonfire using benches.
There were no initial reports of any arrests. Foul turnaround Wisconsin committed 15 fouls Monday night. All but two came in the second half. Ryan was upset but wouldn't directly criticize the officiating, though one reporter seemingly wanted him to do that. Are you trying to set me up?
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