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2008-2009 Men's Basketball Roster


Eric Allen

Class: r-SR
Position: G
Height: 6-4
Weight: 180 pounds
Previous School: Austin High School [Marion Military Institute]
Hometown: Decatur, Ala.

MARION MILITARY INSTITUTE
Led Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) in scoring with 22.2 points per game, was sixth in free-throw percentage (78.4), ninth in 3-point field goal percentage (43.8), ninth in 3-point field goal made (2.57 per game), ninth in offensive rebounds (2.63 per game), and ninth with seven double-doubles ...Led Marion Military to the No. 3-ranked scoring offense (85.4 ppg) in the ACCC ... Named to the Alabama Junior College All-Star team ... Named All-Tournament in the ACCC after averaging 25 points ... First-Team All-Alabama Junior College and All-State Alabama Junior College ... Scored at least 30 points and pulled 10 or more rebounds three times at Marion Military ... Nominated for National Junior College Player of the Week and month in December 2007 ... Junior College All-American nominee ... Scored 33 points on 5-of-8 shooting from 3-point range in win vs. No. 3-ranked Snead State Community College ...Scored 22 points on 4-of-6 shooting from beyond the arc in win vs. Wallace State Community College.

UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY
Walk-on point guard at the University of Kentucky during 2004-05.

AUSTIN HIGH SCHOOL
Played junior season at Decatur High School before finishing his career at neighboring Austin High ... Averaged 13.2 points and 8.1 rebounds as a senior at Austin High ... Was named to the All-Area 8 team while guiding team to the All-Area title ... Helped Austin to the State Sub-Regional, where they lost in overtime ... Averaged 7.5 points and 3.5 rebounds for Decatur in 2002-03 ... Played for coach Jamie Lee at Decatur and coach Stuart Allen at Austin ... Also was a member of the National Honor Society.

PERSONAL
Born: Feb. 26, 1986 ... Parents: Billy and Erica Allen ... Major: University Studies ... Notable: Father, Billy Allen, played high school basketball for Minnesota coach Tubby Smith at Great Mills High School in Maryland ... Nickname: EA.



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