FSU's Xavier Rathan-Mayes glad for win over Duke after being tripped by Grayson Allen last season

FSU's Xavier Rathan-Mayes glad for win over Duke after being tripped by Grayson Allen last season
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- For Florida State?junior guard Xavier Rathan-Mayes, the Seminoles' 88-72 win over No. 7-ranked Duke?on Tuesday was about so much more than securing the program's first 12-game win streak. It was about avenging last season's tripping incident involving Blue Devils junior guard? Grayson Allen. "This one was personal for me. Ever since he did that, I've been waiting a long time to see him again," Rathan-Mayes, who led the Noles with 21 points, said of Allen. "It was good to finally see him again." It was Allen's first road game since his one-game suspension that came after tripping another player, Elon guard Steven Santa Ana, on Dec. 21, for his third such tripping incident in a 10-month span. Blue Devils coach Mike Krzyzewski's one-game punishment was widely criticized for being too lenient. That scrutiny only intensified after Duke defeated Boston College 93-82 on Saturday and Allen appeared to possibly...
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