College Career A four-year standout at Northeastern, where he earned All-CAA First Team honors following his junior and senior seasons at Northeastern. Allen also was named to the CAA All-Rookie Team in 2008. He was named to NABC First-Team All-District in 2010 and to the second team after his senior season in 2011.
Allen finished ninth in program history in scoring (1,550), fourth in assists (430) and sixth in 3-point field goals (180). In his final season, he led the Huskies in points, rebounds, assists and 3-point field goals.
A three-time CAA All-Defensive Team honoree, Allen finished his career second on Northeastern's career steals list with 232. He recorded 63 steals during his freshman season, the sixth-most in a season in program history. He recorded seven steals at Maryland during his rookie season, third-most in a game in Northeastern history. Finishing his career as a CAA player of the year runner up.
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Professional Career After going undrafted Allen went to mini camp with the Miami Heat during the NBA lockout period before signing in Israel with Galil Gilboa in 2011. As he continued his career he went on to play for Pinar Karsiyaka in Izmir,TR to finish the season in 2011. 2012-2013 Allen signed with Zadar in Croatia who played in the Balkan league along with the Adriatic league. For the 2013-2014 season Allen signed with Siarka Tarnobrzeg of Poland. 2014-2015 played for Rethymno of Crete in the Greek League. 2015-2016 Allen finished his career with Koszalin in the Polish league in which he had season ending knee problems.
Coaching Career He first joined the Miami basketball staff in January 2016 as a graduate assistant after a successful professional playing career in Europe’s FIBA and as a student-athlete at Northeastern University, where he was inducted into the school's Hall of Fame. He was promoted to Player Development Assistant prior to the 2016-17 season.
In his year as a graduate assistant in 2016-17, Allen aided in the breakdown of film for opponents scouting against both non-conference and ACC teams. He also assisted in developing game plans, created scouting reports, kept in game charts for teams and individuals, worked with the academic office to ensure that the players were on track academically in order to maintain eligibility.
Miami played in the NCAA Tournament, earning the 8-seed in the Midwest Region and finishing the season with a 21-12 overall record and 10-8 mark in the ACC (tied for seventh). Miami defeated three ranked teams, downing No. 9/6 North Carolina and No. 10/11 Duke in Coral Gables, as well as No. 18/19 Virginia on the road.
In recent months Allen has been hired as an Assistant coach of the Washington Wizards G-League affiliates Capital City Go-Go.
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