Did Duke fans chant ‘How’s your grandma?’ to NC State player?


DURHAM, N.C. — Did Duke fans at last night’s game against NC State chant about a player’s grandmother who passed away earlier this month?

The incident happened with 13:40 left in the second half with Duke leading 72-54. Some fans claim you can hear fans chanting “How’s your grandma?” to NCSU player Tyler Lewis, a freshman guard who lost his grandmother on Feb. 1. However, others said the fans were chanting “Past your bedtime.”

Some witnesses who were at the game said there was a small group of fans chanting about Lewis’ grandmother, but the majority were chanting “Past your bedtime.”

NC State told WTVD as far as the coaches and athletic department are concerned, they didn’t hear “How’s your grandma?” and they don’t believe there was any organized chant on the part of the Duke student section.

The Duke Chronicle reports the chant was “past your bedtime,” which points at Lewis’ youth as a freshman.

“It was mostly ‘Past your bedtime,’ but there was an instant when a brief number of students chanted about Tyler’s grandmother,” Rick Lewis, Tyler’s father, told the News-Observer on Friday.

Duke won the game 98-85.

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