A gritty, "bulldog" type player ... Likes to push the ball on offense, but can also operate in the halfcourt ... A tenacious defender ... Can shoot the three-pointer, but is more effective driving to the hoop ... Has a point guard mentality and does a great job of getting his teammates involved.
Has played in 73 games, making one start ... Averaging 4.7 points, 1.8 rebounds and 3.0 assists ... Shooting 35.6 percent from the field and 31.8 percent from the arc ... Has seven blocks and 98 steals ... Has a career assist-to-turnover ratio of 1.9:1.
What Could Happen In 2007-08
On his average of 110 assists per season (220 total), will move into top 10 on Memphis career assists leaders chart (Tony Madlock holds the No. 10 spot on the career assists list with 321) ... On his average of 49 steals per season (98 total), will move just outside the top 10 on the Tiger career steals list (Cheyenne Gibson is No. 10 with 155 steals).
2006-07 Season (Junior)
Played in 36 of the Tigers' 37 games ... Missed one game (Middle Tennessee) after suffering a mild concussion in practice the day prior to the contest ... Averaged 5.3 points, 2.0 rebounds and 3.0 assists ... Had an assist-to-turnover ratio of 1.8:1 ... Ranked among Conference USA leaders in assists (T15th) and assist-to-turnover ratio (5th) ... Shot 33.5 percent from the floor and 28.9 percent from the arc ... Postseason (NCAA/C-USA Tournaments): Played in all seven Tiger postseason games ... Averaged 5.9 points, 1.7 rebounds and 2.6 assists in 21.7 minutes of game action ... Shot 37.1 percent from the field and 46.7 percent from the three-point line ... Also had nine steals ... Averaged 7.0 points, 2.5 rebounds and 2.8 assists in four NCAA Tournament games ... Had two assists and three rebounds vs. Ohio State in the NCAA Tournament South Region title game ... Scored four points and grabbed four rebounds vs. Texas A&M in the NCAA Tournament South Region semifinal ... His missed three-pointer with :11 left in game started the flurry of final attempts for the Tigers vs. the Aggies ... Sequence ended when Antonio Anderson was fouled with :03 left and hit both free throws for the 65-64 win ... Had two solid offensive performances in the Tigers' NCAA Tournament first and second round wins in New Orleans ... Had 10 points, two reboumds, four assists and two steals vs. Nevada in the second round ... Tied a career high with four field goals vs. the Wolf Pack ... Opened NCAA Tournament play with 14 points, four assists and three steals vs. North Texas ... Played a career-best 36 minutes vs. the Mean Green ... In Conference USA Tournament, averaged 4.3 points and 2.3 assists ... Had three points and two assists vs. Houston in the C-USA Tournament title contest ... Had a perfect shooting game vs. Tulane in C-USA semifinal ... Was 2-of-2 from the arc for six points ... Also had three assists and three steals vs. the Green Wave ... Scored four points vs. Marshall in the quarterfinal game ... Conference USA play: Saw action in all 16 league contests ... Averaged 5.3 points, 2.1 rebounds and 2.8 assists ... Shot 34.1 percent from the floor, 24.2 percent from the arc and 65.4 percent from the foul line ... Had 21 steals vs. C-USA foes ... Had a stretch of five games (from Jan. 24/Tulsa through Feb. 8/UAB) in which he had an assist-to-turnover ratio of 4:1 (16 assists, four turnovers) ... Tied a career high with six rebounds vs. UTEP ... Also had five points, five assists and three steals vs. the Miners ... Had four points and five assists vs. Rice ... Scored eight points in both road games at Tulsa and UAB ... Had six assists (with no turnovers) vs. SMU ... Scored eight points and had three assists in a home win over Southern Miss ... Hit the key shot in the win over the Golden Eagles ... Nailed a trey from the right corner to give the Tigers a 63-62 lead with 1:56 to play (Tigers won 67-64) ... Had five points, six assists and three steals in a road win at Houston ... Non-conference play (regular season games only): Played in 13 of the Tigers' 14 non-conference regular season games ... Missed the Dec. 23 Middle Tennessee game due to a mild concussion suffered in a Dec. 22 practice ... Averaged 5.0 points, 2.0 rebounds and 3.6 assists ... Shot 30.8 percent from the field and 25 percent from the three-point line ... Also had 17 steals ... Posted five points, four rebounds, three assists and two steals in a win at Gonzaga ... Hit a key three-pointer just before the halftime buzzer to give the Tigers a 39-31 lead at the break ... Scored a career-high 15 points at Arizona ... Tied career bests with four field goals made and three treys made ... Tied a career high with eight assists vs. Austin Peay ... Also had three points, three rebounds and three steals vs. the Governors ... Tied a career high with eight assists in a win over Kentucky in the EA Sports Maui Invitational third-place game ... Scored 10 points vs. Oklahoma in the opening-round game of the EA Sports Maui Invitational ... Set career bests for free throws made (5) and attempted (8) vs. the Sooners ... Also had four assists vs. Oklahoma ... Had six points and five assists vs. Jackson State in the season opener.
2005-06 Season (Sophomore)
Played in all 37 games, starting one ... Averaged 4.1 points, 1.6 rebounds and 3.0 assists ... Led squad with 111 assists ... Nearly had a 2:1 assist-to-turnover ratio (111 assists, 58 turnovers) ... Ranked among Conference USA leaders (overall games) in assists (15th) and assist-to-turnover ration (3rd) ... Second on the team with 51 steals ... Shot 38.3 percent from the field and 35.7 percent from the arc ... Postseason (NCAA/C-USA Tournaments): Played in all seven Tiger postseason games ... Averaged 4.4 points, 1.9 boards and 3.7 assists in the postseason ... Nearly had a 4:1 assist-to-turnover ratio in the postseason (26 assists, 7 turnovers) ... Had 10 steals ... Shot 37.9 percent from the floor and 46.2 percent from the three-point line ... In four NCAA Tournament games, averaged 5.8 points, 1.3 rebounds and 3.5 assists ... Shot 50 percent from the floor and arc ... Had three points, three rebounds, five assists (no turnovers) and two steals vs. Bradley in the NCAA Tournament/Oakland Regional semifinal ... Recorded eight points, six assists and three steals in an NCAA Tournament second-round win over Bucknell ... Shot 3-of-5 from the floor and 2-of-3 from the arc vs. the Bison ... Came off the bench to score a season-high tying 11 points (4-of-6 FG, 3-of-5 treys) vs. Oral Roberts in the NCAA Tournament first round ... The three treys tied a career high ... Also had two assists and two steals vs. Oral Roberts ... In the Conference USA Tournament, averaged 2.7 points, 2.7 rebounds and 4.0 assists ... Had eight assists, six boards and two steals vs. Houston in the C-USA Tournament semifinal ... The eight assists and six boards were career highs ... Scored five points and dished out two assists vs. Tulane in the quarterfinal ... Conference USA play: Saw action in all 14 league contests ... Averaged 3.7 points, 1.4 rebounds and 3.3 assists ... In C-USA games only, ranked among league leaders in assists (11th) and assist-to-turnover ratio (4th) ... Led team in league play with 46 assists ... Had three or more assists in nine of the 14 C-USA games ... Was third on the squad with 19 steals ... Shot 36.2 percent from the floor ... Had seven points, five assists and two boards at Tulane ... Scored six points and dished out three assists at Marshall ... Netted his six points vs. the Thundering Herd on 2-of-2 from the arc ... Had five points, three assists and four steals at Tulsa ... Dished out seven assists and grabbed four rebounds vs. UCF ... The seven assists were his high in C-USA play ... Averaged 6.0 points and 4.3 assists in first three C-USA games vs. East Carolina (5 points, 3 assists), SMU (7 points, 6 assists) and Southern Miss (6 points, 4 assists) ... Non-conference play (regular season games only): Averaged 4.3 points, 1.7 rebounds and 2.4 assists ... Scored a season-high 11 points in a home win over Winthrop ... Shot 4-of-5 from the floor and 3-of-4 from the arc ... The four field goals and three treys were career highs ... Had six points and five assists vs. Middle Tennessee ... Scored five points, grabbed four rebounds and dished out four assists vs. Purdue ... Earned first collegiate start vs. Louisiana Tech ... Came off bench at Ole Miss to post nine points, three rebounds, three assists and three steals ... Had eight points, four assists and three steals in a home victory over Jackson State ... Recorded 10 points, five boards, five assists and three steals vs. Lamar ... Played a season-high 31 minutes vs. Lamar ... Scored six points in the season opener vs. Wisconsin-Milwaukee (NIT Season Tip-Off.).
Played the point at Booker T. Washington High School in Memphis ... Scored 1,804 points and dished out 949 assists in his prep career ... His 949 career assists are a Shelby Metro record ... A two-time Tennessee Class AA Mr. Basketball pick in 2002 (sophomore) and 2003 (junior) ... Named to Tennessee Sports Writers Association (TSWA) All-State Class AA team in 2002, 2003 and 2004 ... An Associated Press All-State second team selection in 2001 and 2002 ... Four-time All-District 16 AA and Commercial Appeal "Best of the Preps" selection ... Was a finalist for the Commercial Appeal "Best of the Preps" Player of the Year award in 2002 and 2003 ... Helped lead Booker T. Washington to a 34-2 record and the Tennessee Class AA state title as a freshman in 2001 ... Earned Tennessee Class AA state tournament MVP honors ... Highest scoring campaign was his junior year when he averaged 18.8 points ... Also averaged 6.7 assists and 3.4 steals that season ... Highest assists average was 8.4 dishes per game his sophomore season ... Had career averages of 15.8 points, 7.9 assists and 3.4 steals at Booker T. Washington ... Had his high-scoring game of 43 points vs. Sheffield ... Dished out a career-best 20 assists vs. Oakhaven ... Holds the school's single-game assists record ... Also set the state record for assists in a game ... Became the school's first freshman to be named team MVP ... Played for Coach Fred Horton.
Full name is Andre D. Allen ... Born on April 25, 1985 ... Son of Gertie Allen ... An Interdisciplinary Studies major.