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Duke guard Grayson Allen will return for his junior season, the school announced on Wednesday.
Allen, an All-America selection in 2015–16, averaged 21.6 points, 4.6 rebounds and 3.5 assists for the Blue Devils and helped them to the Elite Eight of the NCAA tournament. He played every minute of the tournament, and poured in 29 points in the Sweet 16 against Yale.
• 2016 NBA Mock Draft 2.0: Ingram unseats Simmons for No. 1
Allen was No. 28 on SI’s 2016 NBA draft big board, 26 spots behind his teammate Brandon Ingram who is expected to be a top-2 pick in the draft. Ingram declared for June’s draft on Monday.
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