Towards the end of the first half of Friday’s UNC-Duke ACC semifinal, Duke’s Grayson Allen got involved in another controversy.
In December 2016, Allen was suspended by Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski after he tripped Elon star Stephen Santa Ana, a former Ardrey Kell High player, in a game. It was the third time Allen had done it.
Friday night, Allen appeared to butt check UNC’s Garrison Brooks during a fast break. Brooks fell and Allen got a flagrant foul.
Former Virginia Tech coach Seth Greenberg said it was not a flagrant foul. Former Duke star Jay Williams of ESPN agreed but said Allen’s past came back to haunt him.
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