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  Michael Allen

Michael Allen

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Detroit, Mich.

High School:
Cody

Last College:
Cloud County C.C./Daytona Beach C.C.

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 180

Position:
G

12/07/2008

Ohio vs. No. 11 Louisville

Bobcats squared off against Cardinals Sunday, December 7, 2008 in Louisville, KY.

Career Honors
Honorable mention All-MAC (2008-09).

As a Senior (2008-09)
Honorable mention All-MAC ... Became just the third Ohio player to ever lead the MAC in assists per game with an average of 4.31 per contest ... Also led the league with a 2.26 assist-to-turnover ratio, while ranking 14th in steals per game (1.44) and 17th in minutes per outing (30.03) ... Wrapped up his career with 280 assists, the fifth-best two-season total in program history ... Chalked up 138 assists on the year, good for 10th on the program's single-season chart ... His 2.26 assist-to-turnover ratio was also the third-best by an Ohio player since 1990 ... Led Ohio in assists on 23 occasions ... Averaged 6.9 points per game on the year, an increase of 2.1 from his junior campaign ... Scored 12 points, handed out three assists and collected two steals in the win over Western Michigan in the first round of the MAC Tournament ... Netted 10 points, all in the second half, and dished out five assists in the home win over Miami ... Cashed in a 4-of-5 shooting effort for 11 points, while dealing out a game-high seven assists, in the home win over Toledo ... Scored 10 points and handed out four assists at Western Michigan ... Dished out seven assists without turning the ball over in the home victory over Northern Illinois ... Erupted for a career-high 17 points on 5-of-8 shooting and grabbed a personal-best five steals in the overtime home win over Akron ... Scored five points, handed out six assists and tied his career high with five rebounds at Buffalo ... Netted eight points and handed out five assists in the road win over Miami ... Scored eight points and reeled off six assists in the home win over Kent State ... Tied his career high with nine assists and finished without a turnover in the home defeat of Bucknell ... Scored 10 points and dished out five helpers in the home win over St. Francis (N.Y.) ... Posted eight assists at Marshall ... Recorded 15 points on 6-of-11 shooting and charted four steals in the home win over Tulsa ... Scored 13 of his 15 points against TU in Ohio's dramatic second-half comeback ... Netted eight points and dished out four assists in the victory at Austin Peay ... Scored seven points and dealt out four assists in the season-opening victory over William & Mary.

As a Junior (2007-08)
Made an immediate impact in his first season with the Bobcats, playing in all but one game and starting 29 ... Finished the year ranked second in the MAC in assists (142) and third in assist-to-turnover ratio (1.69-to-1) ... Made his Ohio debut against Cornell in the season's second game, scoring a career-high 11 points and dealing out a personal-best nine assists to finish one assist shy of a double-double.

As a Sophomore (2006-07)
Helped lead Cloud County (Kan.) Community College to a 23-10 record and two victories in the NJCAA District VI (Div. I) Tournament ... Played in all 33 games, averaging 4.3 points, 3.1 rebounds, 4.4 assists and 2.2 steals per game ... Also had a 2-to-1 assist-to-turnover ratio ... Ranked sixth in the Kansas Jayhawk Community College Conference in assists.

As a Freshman (2005-06)
Played in 30 games on a Daytona Beach (Fla.) Community College squad that finished 25-5 ... Averaged 2.0 points, 1.6 rebounds, 4.3 assists and 1.3 steals per game ... Ranked 10th in the NJCAA Region VIII (Div. I) in assists per game.

High School
Prepped at Cody High School in Detroit under head coach Bryan Tipton.

Personal
Born Nov. 22, 1987 ... Son of Barbara Allen ... Brother, Jerel, played at Florida State during the 2005-06 and 2006-07 seasons ... A health services administration major.