UK signee Dontaie Allen had 25 points and 23 rebounds in Pendleton County’s 50-45 victory over Marshall County on Saturday night at the Marshall County Hoop Fest.
Allen, who committed to UK over the summer and officially signed with the Wildcats last month, was 9-for-20 from the field and made one of five three-point attempts at the Hoop Fest, a major showcase which attracts national talent and dates back to 1996.
“Dontaie was a man amongst boys the entire game,” said Pendleton County head coach Keaton Belcher. “Marshall County played a diamond-and-1 junk defense the entire game to slow him down and he still finished with 25 points and (23) rebounds. He truly deserved most valuable player of the game.”
Allen now has 130 points and 53 rebounds through three games this season. Pendleton County’s next game will be at Nicholas County on Tuesday night.