Allman's Career-High Helps Cal State Fullerton to Double OT Win
Kyle Allman (Brooklyn, N.Y./High School For Construction Trades, Engineering And Architecture) produced a career-high scoring night to lead Cal State Fullerton in a double-overtime win, earning Big West Men’s Basketball Player of the Week accolades.
The 6-3 guard poured in 27 points to help the Titans outlast Portland State, 106-100, on Sunday. He hit 8-of-15 from the field and was 10-for-10 at the free throw line as Fullerton started the season 2-0 for the first time since the 2011-12 season.
Allman chipped in four assists, two rebounds and a steal in 41 minutes.
Allman led the team with six points in the second overtime period, including a free throw line jumper that put Fullerton in the lead at 96-94.
His 27 points obliterated his previous career high of 16, set on Jan. 20, 2016 at UC Irvine.
Allman also had 11 points, four rebounds and three assists, making both of his three-point attempts in Fullerton’s season-opening 77-28 victory over Caltech.
For the week, he shot 57.9 percent (11-of-19) from the field, 60.0 percent (3-of-5) from three-point territory and 92.9 percent (13-of-14) at the charity stripe.
Others nominated: Josh Martin (Cal Poly); Kendall Smith (CSUN); Siler Schneider (UC Davis); Malik Thames (UC Riverside); Noah Allen (Hawai‘i)