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 in New York.
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 came off the bench and set a career high with 30 points in Friday night's win over Virginia Commonwealth and then returned to the starting lineup against the Hoyas and made nine of 12 shots in his fourth game with at least 25 points.
Isaac Copeland scored 21 points for Georgetown (1-3), but was...