Grayson Allen Makes Another Dirty Play, Receives A Flagrant Foul 1

Duke senior Grayson Allen has a reputation of being one of the dirtiest players in college basketball. Last night when his team squared off against rival North Carolina in the ACC tournament, he lived up to this reputation as he made what appeared to be a dirty play late in the first half.

By no means was this the worst of Allen’s dirty plays, but it was clear that he purposely hip checked North Carolina’s Garrison Brooks on a fast break.

While the play was not called dead at the point the foul was committed, the referees looked it over after it happened and assessed a flagrant foul one to Allen.

“They got a fast break and I bumped him and fouled him,” Allen said after the game.

In live motion, it seems like it is just that: a physical play of players running into each other that fans see all the time in college basketball. However, when it is slowed down it is clear that Allen sticks his body out to purposely initiate contact with Brooks.

“I was surprised there was stoppage,” Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski said. “But we’ll go with the call and move forward.”

Despite Duke making a late run, the went on to lose this game by a score of 74-69. North Carolina advances to face the Virginia Cavaliers in the ACC final, tonight at 8:30 p.m.

Next Article
  • O.J Simpson Criticizes Colin Kaepernick's Protest

    In an interview with Tim Graham of Buffalo News, O.J. Simpson said that he does not feel that Colin Kaepernick’s kneeling for the national anthem is an effective way to protest inequality in this country. “I think Colin made a mistake,” Simpson said. “I really appreciate what he was trying to say. I thought he...

    Read More
  • Malcolm Butler Opens Up About Being Benched During Super Bowl

    Three years ago, former New England Patriots cornerback made one of the biggest plays in Super Bowl history as he picked off Seattle’s Russell Wilson on the goalline to secure his team a victory. When the the Patriots squared off against the Philadelphia Eagles in the Super Bowl, Butler was nowhere to be found on...

    Read More
  • Breaking Down The 2018 March Madness Bracket

    It's the best time of the year: March Madness. In what seems to always provide for cinderella stories, crazy upsets and high-octane matchups, there has already been some madness and the tournament has not even started yet. The most notable teams that were left out of this year's bracket include Notre Dame and USC. While...

    Read More
  • Richard Sherman To Sign With San Francisco 49ers

    Former Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman is coming off a serious achilles tendon injury, but that did not stop the San Francisco 49ers from offering him a $39 million contract. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Sherman is expected to be ready to participate in the 49ers training camp following this injury that sidelined him for the...

    Read More
  • Jaylen Brown Leaves Game Following Scary Fall

    Boston Celtics forward Jaylen Brown suffered what appeared to be a severe injury following a dunk Thursday night against the Minnesota Timberwolves. The momentum of Brown’s speed in going up for the dunk caused him to lose control of his body going down, resulting in him landing on his side in a very awkward position....

    Read More
  • Fox and ESPN Willing To Pay Peyton Manning $10 Million A Year

    Peyton Manning is one of the greatest quarterbacks of all time, but now he is a hot target for sports networks who are willing to offer him the largest contract a color commentator has ever received. Both ESPN and Fox are willing to offer Manning upwards of $10 million a year to be the color...

    Read More