Allen leads No. 5 Duke to 2K Classic title

Nov 22, 2015 6:26 PM by Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) - Grayson Allen scored a career-high 32 points, and No. 5 Duke beat Georgetown 86-84 in the 2K Classic championship on Sunday at Madison Square Garden.

Derryck Thornton had 14 points and Matt Jones scored 11 for the Blue Devils (4-1), who trailed by five at halftime.

Allen bounced back nicely from a shoddy performance in a loss to Kentucky on Tuesday. The sophomore set a career high with 30 points in Friday night's win over VCU and then returned to the starting lineup against the Hoyas and went 9 for 12 from the field in his fourth game with at least 25 points.

Isaac Copeland scored 21 points for the Hoyas (1-3), but was scoreless in the second half until hitting two late 3-pointers.

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