Photo Credit Dr. Michael Huang LEXINGTON, Ky. (KT) — Dontaie Allen got his shot and he delivered for Kentucky. The former Pendleton County High School standout and Kentucky Mr. Basketball scored a career-high 23 points to lead the Wildcats to a 78-73 win over host Mississippi State in double overtime Saturday night
(STARKVILLE, Ms.) – For Coach John Calipari and the Kentucky Wildcats, the 78 – 73 double overtime thriller over the Mississippi State Bulldogs signified a brand-new beginning. Forget that the team had gone 37 days—the longest winless span within a season in UK history—since that long-forgotten rout of Morehead State.
Kentucky redshirt freshman Dontaie Allen is finally healthy and looking forward to returning to the court this season. (UK Athletics Photo). By KEITH TAYLOR LEXINGTON, Ky. — Dontaie Allen can’t wait to get back on the court. “I’m just ready to get out there,” Allen said Friday. “I even talked about last
By KEITH TAYLOR LEXINGTON, Ky. — In less than a week, Kentucky coach John Calipari will personally get reacquainted with his team. The Wildcats returned to campus on June 29 to prepare for the upcoming season but those voluntary workouts haven’t been under Calipari’s watch. Because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Calipari
By KEITH TAYLOR LEXINGTON, Ky. — Dontaie Allen’s collegiate career got off to a slow start and the reigning Kentucky Mr. Basketball spent most of his freshman campaign healing and preparing for the future. The former Pendleton County High School standout hasn’t played in a game in nearly two years. Allen tore
LEXINGTON, Ky.— Dontaie Allen hasn’t been fully cleared to return to the court, but he’s making progress to join his teammates in the near future. Allen’s recovery from a knee injury and a broken collar bone he sustained in an automobile accident last April, has been lengthy but the reigning Kentucky