Mother of Duke forward Wendell Carter Jr. reportedly involved in incident with Rhode Island fans

Duke has opened up a double-digit lead over Rhode Island at halftime as it looks to book yet another trip to the Sweet 16.

While the game itself has lacked dramatic moments, there was apparently some drama in the stands involving Rams fans and the mother of Blue Devils forward Wendell Carter Jr. It’s not clear what the situation was, but reports state that Kylia Carter was apparently in tears – or close to it – at one point.

Basketball is certainly an intense sport full of emotion. That emotion doesn’t just involve players, but fans as well. And while it’s not known what exactly happened between Carter’s mother and the Rhode Island supporters in question, while there’s certainly room for friendly banter, unfortunately lines get crossed at times.

Fortunately, things appeared to settle down toward the end of the half.

Duke fans, on the other hand, will be pleased with their team’s performance. It took a 45-28 lead into the locker room, thanks in part to 53.6 percent shooting and Carter’s 9 points and 4 rebounds.

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