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Jerome Allen (basketball)

Jerome Allen
Boston Celtics
Personal information
Born (1973-01-28) January 28, 1973
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Listed weight 184 lb (83 kg)
Career information
High school Episcopal Academy
(Merion, Pennsylvania)
College Penn (1991–1995)
NBA draft 1995 / Round: 2 / Pick: 49th overall
Selected by the Minnesota Timberwolves
Pro career 1995–2009
Position Point guard
Number 53
Coaching career 2009–2015
Career history
As player:
1995–1996 Minnesota Timberwolves
1996–1997 Indiana Pacers
1997 Denver Nuggets
1997–1999 CSP Limoges (France)
1999–2000 Ülkerspor (Turkey)
2000–2002 Virtus Roma (Italy)
2002–2003 Tau Cerámica (Spain)
2003 Snaidero Cucine Udine (Italy)
2003–2005 Napoli (Italy)
2006 PAOK Thessaloniki (Greece)
2006–2008 Snaidero Cucine Udine (Italy)
2008–2009 Veroli Basket (Italy)
2009 Snaidero Cucine Udine (Italy)
As coach:
2009 Snaidero Cucine Udine (Italy)
2009–2015 Penn (NCAA)
Career highlights and awards
Career NBA statistics
Points 336 (2.9 ppg)
Rebounds 123 (1.1 rpg)
Assists 201 (1.7 apg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Jerome Byron Allen (born January 28, 1973) is an American college basketball coach who formerly played in the NBA and overseas. He was head coach for the University of Pennsylvania men's basketball team until resigning after the 2014–15 season.

Allen, a 6'4" (1.93 m) 185 lb (84 kg) shooting guard from the University of Pennsylvania, was a two-time Ivy League player of the year for the Quakers. A four-year starter, he led them to Ivy League titles in each of his last three seasons (1993–95) - all with a perfect 14-0 conference mark.[1]

He was selected 49th overall (2nd round, pick 20) by the Minnesota Timberwolves in the 1995 NBA Draft. He also briefly played with the Indiana Pacers and the Denver Nuggets, and spent time in France, Italy (with Lottomatica Roma, Carpisa Napoli and Snaidero Udine), Greece, Spain and Turkey.[2]

In 2009, he became an assistant coach for the University of Pennsylvania's men's basketball team.[3] On December 14, 2009, Allen was named interim head coach of the Penn men's basketball team after the firing of Glen Miller.[4] On March 31, 2010, he was announced as the new permanent head coach of the Penn Men's Basketball team.[5] He resigned his position as head coach effective on March 10, 2015.[6]

Head coaching record

as of end of 2014–15 season

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Penn (Ivy League) (2009–2015)
2009–10 Penn 6–15 5–9 T–5th
2010–11 Penn 13–15 7–7 4th
2011–12 Penn 20–13 11–3 2nd CBI Quarterfinals
2012–13 Penn 9–22 6–8 5th
2013–14 Penn 8–20 5–9 6th
2014–15 Penn 9–19 4–10 8th
Penn: 65–104 38–46
Total: 65–104

      National champion         Postseason invitational champion  
      Conference regular season champion         Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion       Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion

Notes

  1. ^ http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/sports/college/mensbasketball/ivy/2009-12-14-penn-miller-fired_N.htm
  2. ^ Euroleague.net profile
  3. ^ Jerome Allen Named Assistant Men's Basketball Coach. Retrieved on October 29, 2009.
  4. ^ [1]. Retrieved on December 14, 2009.
  5. ^ [2]. Retrieved on April 16, 2010.
  6. ^ [3]. Retrieved on March 19, 2015.

External links

  • NBA.com profile
  • College & NBA stats @ basketball-reference.com
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