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Grayson Allen Reacts To His Duke Career Ending

Grayson Allen on the floor against Rhode Island.

PITTSBURGH, PA - MARCH 17: Grayson Allen #3 of the Duke Blue Devils looks on against the Rhode Island Rams during the second half in the second round of the 2018 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at PPG PAINTS Arena on March 17, 2018 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

Duke fell to Kansas 85-81 in the Elite Eight this evening, ending the Blue Devils' season.

It also ended the Duke career of Grayson Allen. The lightning rod shooting guard was the only scholarship senior on a Duke team riddled with one-and-dones and underclassmen.

Allen scored 12 points on just 3-of-13 shooting. He nearly won the game for Duke on the final play of regulation, but his shot rimmed out.

When Allen was a freshman, he played a key role in Duke's national championship game victory over Wisconsin. Now, he ends his career in bitter disappointment. Given Allen's checkered career in college, he was largely hated outside the Duke fan base. There are a lot of people who are happy with how his run at Duke ended. Allen himself was rather stoic after the game. Clearly he was unhappy, but anyone looking for tears didn't get them.

Overall, Allen had a very productive four years at Duke. He helped the Blue Devils win an NCAA and ACC title.

College basketball will probably miss Allen as well. Who will be Public Enemy No. 1 now?