said it all via Twitter on Wednesday, announcing he will take his game to Duke following his senior year at Providence (Jacksonville, Fla.)
Tabbed the No. 25 overall prospect in the Class of 2014 by 247Sports
, Allen earned first team Class 3A All-State honors from SourceHoops.com
after leading Providence to a state title and 31-1 record.
Against Coral Springs Christian in February's Class 3A state championship game, the 6-foot-4, 195-pound standout led the Stallions with 31 points. He pumped in another 27 against the Community School of Naples in the semis and averaged around 19 points per game on the season.
"I saw Grayson this past summer in Myrtle Beach at a Big Shots event and he caught my eye," said Justin Byerly, a MaxPreps contributor and Director of Recruiting for BasketballElite.com. "Huge hands for a 6-3 (at the time) shooting guard. Possesses elite athleticism and a pure shot. Great playmaking ability and will fit perfect in the Duke system under Mike Krzyzewski."
Allen is playing on the Nike EYBL circuit this summer with Georgia-based Southern Stampede.
Duke has high hopes for its 2014 recruiting class. The Blue Devils are expected to be strong contenders for elite prospects Tyus Jones
, Jahlil Okafor
and Stanley Johnson
, among others.