For many Kentucky kids, the dream is to play basketball for the Kentucky Wildcats. Unfortunately, in the John Calipari era, there haven’t been a ton of Kentucky high schoolers that got the attention of the elite recruiter.
But that’s different for Dontaie Allen, who’s living a Kentucky kid’s dream by earning a scholarship offer and committing to Kentucky.
“I believe Kentucky has always been in his heart,” Allen’s father, Tony Thomas, said to Kentucky Sports Radio. “It’s been that way for a while. With the amount of offers he had coming in, he wanted to keep his options open while waiting to see what Kentucky was going to do.”
Once Kentucky offered, it was pretty much over. The Falmouth native couldn’t pass up the opportunity that so many Kentucky kids want, but so few get.
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