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2018 Tournament Preview

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Grayson Allen's Duke basketball career has been unlike any other in recent memory, and maybe ever. From coming off the bench to play the hero in the Final Four his freshman year, to emerging as a young star and the ACC scoring leader his sophomore year, to facing adversity on and off the court his junior year, to stepping up as the lone senior captain this year — it's been a rollercoaster of a ride in a variety of roles for the Jacksonville, Fla., native, who dreamed of coming to Duke as a youngster. As Allen takes on his final NCAA Tournament, he ranks as one of just seven players in Duke history to score at least 1,900 points and dish over 400 assists. That list includes four players who had their jerseys retired in Johnny Dawkins, Danny Ferry, Grant Hill and Jason Williams, plus Jon Scheyer and Nolan Smith from the current coaching staff. So his production has been exemplary, as have the results — with championship banners from the NCAA and the ACC, plus All-America and Academic All-America honors and a career winning mark over 80 percent. Here's a career perspective on Allen's four years at Duke, provided by Nolan Elingburg of the Blue Devil Network. COMMITMENT GRAYSON ALLEN'S FOUR-YEAR JOURNEY THROUGH DUKE AND COLLEGE BASKETBALL

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