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Jordan Allen Named MAAC Rookie of the Week

Jordan Allen Named MAAC Rookie of the Week

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LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ – Rider University men's basketball redshirt freshman Jordan Allen (Dover, DE/Dover) has been named MAAC Rookie of the Week, the league office today announced. Allen averaged 15.0 points per game on 47.6 percent (10-21) shooting from the floor and 53.8 percent (7-13) from long range in the Broncs' 1-1 week against No. 17 Xavier and Hartford. He also added 3.5 rebounds per game.
 
Allen began the week with 14 points, primarily on 3-of-6 from deep and 3-of-4 from the free-throw line to go along with four rebounds in 23 minutes in a 101-75 loss at No. 17 Xavier. He then went for 16 points on 6-of-10 shooting, including 4-of-7 from long range, to go along with three rebounds, two blocks and an assist in an 89-53 victory over Hartford.
 
For the year, Allen is now averaging a team-best 17.0 points per game, while knocking down 48.0 percent (12-25) of his three-point attempts.

The Broncs return to action Monday night, when they travel to George Washington. Opening tip from the Charles E. Smith Center in Washington, DC, is slated for 7 p.m.


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