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Chris Allen
Chris Allen

Class:
Junior

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 205

Position:
G

Hometown/High School:
Lawrenceville, Ga./Meadowcreek


Career Stats
Allen Career Game-By-Game Stats

The Word
Appears poised for a breakout junior campaign • Part of a Spartan backcourt ranked the best in the nation by Lindy's College Basketball • Exceptional long-range shooter, with the ability to shoot from well behind the 3-point line • Also an exceptional athlete • Worked hard to develop his ball handling over the summer • Has improved his strength and commitment on the defensive end of the court.

2008-09
Appeared in all 38 games, starting five • Averaged 8.4 points and 2.2 rebounds, ranking fifth on the team in scoring • Led MSU in 3-point field-goals made (52) and attempted (167) • Scored a season-best 21 points in the season opener against Idaho (11/16) • Recorded 12 double-figure scoring efforts, leading the team in scoring in five games • Knocked down 4-of-5 3-pointers en route to a 20-point performance against Alcorn State (12/13) • Scored 19 points in a start against Bradley (12/7), hitting a season-high five 3-pointers • Scored 17 points at Northwestern (1/3), hitting four 3-pointers in the process • Led MSU with 17 points against Minnesota (3/13) in the Big Ten Tournament quarterfinals • Also hit four 3-pointers against Indiana (2/7) in a 16-point performance • Scored 16 points against North Carolina (12/3) in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge • Ranked fourth on the team with 48 assists, including three games with four.

2007-08
Appeared in 32 games • Averaged 6.3 points, ranking fifth on the team, and 1.2 rebounds per contest • Missed four games in late December and early January with a foot injury • Scored 13 points in the season opener against Chicago State (11/13), tying for the fifth-most points in a Spartan freshman debut • Second on the team in 3-pointers made (36) and attempted (100), ranking third all-time among Spartan freshmen in both categories • Had 13 games with two or more 3-pointers • Shot .386 from behind the arc in Big Ten play, ranking 14th in the conference • Scored in double figures in nine games • Averaged 11.7 points in three NCAA Tournament games, including scoring a season-high 20 against Memphis (3/28) in the Sweet 16 • Led MSU with 17 points against Louisiana-Monroe (11/14), adding a season-high six rebounds • Scored 17 points, including connecting on 4-of-5 3-pointers, at Northwestern (1/24), playing a season-high 25 minutes and dishing out a season-best three assists • Scored 12 points in 22 minutes against Temple (3/20) in the first round of the NCAA Tournament • Second on the team with a .788 free-throw percentage.

High School
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Class AAAAA Player of the Year and First-Team All-State selection, averaging 27.3 points, 7.6 rebounds, 4.5 assists and 3.2 steals at Meadowcreek High School • Region 8-AAAAA Player of the Year • Named Metro Atlanta Boys High School Player of the Year by the Atlanta Tip-Off Club • Led Meadowcreek to a 26-3 record and a Region 8-AAAAA title • Selected to play in the 2007 Roundball Classic • Averaged 26.2 points, 8.7 rebounds and 3.4 assists in his junior season • Added 3.2 steals and 2.3 blocks per game, and shot 90.3 percent from the foul line • Georgia AAAAA (5A) First-Team All-State honoree • Led Meadowcreek to a 24-7 record and its first region championship in school history • Scored 32 points on 12-of-20 shooting in the regional championship game • Rated the No. 9 shooting guard and the No. 29 player overall by Scout.com and the No. 6 wing guard and No. 29 overall by Prep Spotlight Magazine • Recipient of the 2006 Gwinnett County Naismith Award • Named Gwinnett Player of the Year and Region MVP in 2006 • Made 2006 USA Men's U18 National Team • Named to the 2006 Pangos All-American Camp Top 20 `Cream of the Crop' • Averaged 26.0 points, 4.1 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 2.1 steals as a sophomore • Earned 2005 second-team all-state and all-county honors • Averaged 16.0 points, 3.5 rebounds and 5.1 assists as a freshman • Played for Coach Billy Davis at Meadowcreek High School.

Personal
Born Nov. 13, 1988 • Son of Janice Allen and Stacy Allen • His aunt and uncle live in Lansing, on the same street as Magic Johnson's parents • Interdisciplinary studies-human resources major.

Allen's Career Highs
Minutes: 28 - two times, last vs. The Citadel (12/17/08)
Points: 21 - vs. Idaho (11/16/08)
Rebounds: 7 - The Citadel (12/17/08)
Assists: 4 - three times, last vs. Wisconsin (2/22/09)
Field Goals: 8 - vs. Memphis (3/28/08)
Field Goal Attempts: 15 - vs. Memphis (3/28/08)
3-Point Field Goals: 5 - vs. Bradley (12/7/08)
3-Point FG Attempts: 10 - vs. North Carolina (12/3/08)
Free Throws: 5 - two times, last vs. Minnesota (3/13/09)
Free Throw Attempts: 6 - two times, last vs. Minnesota (3/13/09)
Steals: 2 - four times, last vs. IPFW (11/19/08)
Blocks: 1 - three times, last vs. Temple (3/20/08)

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