Duke’s Allen, Ingram earn honors
KANSAS CITY, Mo. After leading Duke to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament, sophomore Grayson Allen and freshman Brandon Ingram added to their collection of postseason honors as both earned a spot on the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Division I All-District 2 first team.
Allen, a Sporting News and USA Today second-team All-American and consensus first-team All-ACC pick, led Duke in scoring with an average of 21.6 points per game.
Ingram, the 2016 ACC Freshman of the Year and a United States Basketball Writers Association (USBWA) Freshman All-America Team pick, averaged 17.3 points, 6.8 rebounds and 1.4 blocks.
Wake Forest: Assistant coach Gayle Coats Fulks was named a recipient of the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association’s (WBCA) Thirty Under 30 awards on Friday.
The award is given to up-and-coming women’s basketball coaches younger than 30 years old. This is the first year the award has been issued.
Wake Forest: Coach Dave Clawson and his staff put the Demon Deacons through a nearly two hour scrimmage Friday morning at the McCreary Field House.
Track And Field
Saint Augustine’s: All-American long jumper Shakinah Brooks and the men’s 1600 sprint medley team were victorious on the first day of the Raleigh Relays outdoor track and field meet at Paul Derr Track on Friday.
Wake Forest: The 14th-ranked Demon Deacons won outdoors for the first time this season, taking down ACC foe Pittsburgh, 5-2, at the Wake Forest Tennis Complex on Friday afternoon.
Duke: Senior Isabella Barna secured All-America honors to highlight Friday’s action at the NCAA Fencing Championships, placing sixth in women’s epee. With the women’s events completed, the Blue Devils head into the men’s half of the meet 12th in the team standings with 29 points.
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