Delaware Boys Basketball POY: Jordan Allen

Delaware Boys Basketball POY: Jordan Allen

Gatorade State Player of the Year

Delaware Boys Basketball POY: Jordan Allen

The Gatorade State Boys Basketball Players of the Year were selected based on athletic production and impact in the 2015-16 fall season. Each winner also demonstrated high academic achievement and exemplary personal character, including volunteerism, sportsmanship and community leadership.

For the complete list of Gatorade State Boys Basketball Player of the Year winners, click here.

THE WINNER: Jordan Allen

THE BASICS

School: Dover (Del.)
Grade: Senior
Position: Guard
Height: 6-foot-4
Weight: 195 pounds

Athletic achievement: He averaged 20 points and 5.2 rebounds while shooting 54.5 percent from inside the arc this past season, leading the Senators (16-4) to the second round of the state tournament. A First Team All-Conference selection, Allen surpassed the 1,000-point mark for his prep career earlier this season.

Academic excellence: Allen has maintained a B average.

Exemplary character: A standout varsity football player, he has volunteered locally on behalf of the Special Olympics and as a mentor for children with special needs.

THE PRAISE

“Over the years, Jordan Allen has just continued to improve his game,” said Caesar Rodney high head coach Freeman Williams. “He is a tremendous scorer and competitor and he is arguably the best shooter in our state.”

THE FUTURE: Allen has signed a National Letter of Intent to play basketball on scholarship at New Jersey’s Rider University this fall.

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