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Player Bio: Candice Allen :: Women's Basketball

  Candice Allen
Candice Allen
Player Profile

Ontario, Calif.

High School:
Ruben S. Ayala HS





Allen's Career Honors
UA Most Improved Player

General: Really came on during last February and March and will be expected to build on that success... Has potential to be a fantastic player... Fun to watch... Is a fan-favorite because of her personality and her style of play... Excels in the open floor... Has improved her left hand and her jump shot... Is hard to guard because she can hit the outside jumper and can slash to the basket... Has become a more versatile guard... Has developed a variety of moves, where she can create space off the dribble for a jump shot or to slash and get to the basket... Expected to have more offensive production this year... Is a definite three-point threat... Has also become one of the best defenders on the team...

2001-02: Finished the season fifth in the Pac-10 in steals (2.10 spg) and 19th in scoring (10.0 ppg)... Fourth on the team in scoring and in rebounding (3.2 rpg)... Played in 21 contests, with four starts... Had team highs of 19 points and seven rebounds against Arizona State (3/2/02) in first round of the Pac-10 Tournament... Shot a blazing 8-for-10 from the floor in that game... Tallied 15 points, six rebounds and three assists while playing a season-high 33 minutes against Arizona State (2/23/02)... Six points, five rebounds against USC (2/16/02)... Shot 5-for-9 from the floor while tallying 11 points, three rebounds and a pair of blocks against UCLA (2/14/02)... Racked up a career-high seven assists at Washington State (2/9/02)... Five points, two steals at Washington (2/7/02)... Six points, five rebounds, four steals against Oregon (2/2/02)... 10 points against Oregon State (1/31/02)... 10 points, five rebounds, four assists, three steals at California (1/26/02)... Seven points, four rebounds at UCLA (1/19/02)... 12 points, five rebounds, five steals at USC (1/17/02)... 12 points vs. UC Santa Barbara (1/14/02)... Exploded for career-high 25 points on 9-for-12 shooting against Washington (1/12/02)... Came off the bench for 17 points, seven rebounds, six assists, three blocks and five steals against Washington State (1/10/02)... Had six points and an assist in 21 minutes at Oregon State (1/6/02), her first action in more than a month... Missed seven games mid-season due to a grade-three concussion suffered against Holy Cross on Nov. 30... Collected seven points, three steals at New Mexico (11/27/02)... Eight points, four rebounds, three assists and three steals in upset win over No. 15 Notre Dame (11/24/01)... Shot 7-for-9 from the floor en route to 18 points against Ohio State (11/21/01)... 10 points, four steals, three rebounds in season opener vs. Pepperdine (11/18/01)...

Italy Tour 2001: Was third on the team in scoring for the tour, averaging 11.7 points per game... Also registered averages of 5.5 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game over the six-contest tour... Averaged team-best 3.5 steals per game... Went off for tour-high 21 points in the opener versus the Venezia club (5/20/01)... Also tallied five rebounds, five steals and four assists in that game... Notched eight points, five rebounds, four assists and three steals against San Bonifacio team (5/22/01)... Tallied eight points, four rebounds, four steals against La Spezia club (5/26/01)... Had 12 points, eight rebounds versus the Chieti club (5/30/01)... Notched 15 points, seven rebounds, three steals against Palestrina club (5/31/01)...

2000-01: Named Arizona's Most Improved Player... Played in all 32 games as a rookie, starting eight... Averaged 22.1 minutes, 6.1 points, 2.7 rebounds and 1.2 assists per game... Notched 10 points, three steals and two rebounds at New Mexico (3/17/01) in second round of WNIT... Played a season-high 38 minutes in that game... Had a season-high eight rebounds to go with seven points and three steals against Pepperdine (3/15/01) in the first round of the WNIT... Scored 10 points and had seven rebounds and four steals against California (3/10/01)... Had six points, two rebounds at Oregon (3/3/01)... Collected eight points, four assists at Oregon State (3/1/01)... Six points, three rebounds against Arizona State (2/24/01)... Scored five points and had one rebound against USC (2/18/01)... Five points, four rebounds versus UCLA (2/15/01)... Went off for a season-high 18 points to go with five rebounds and four steals at Washington State (2/10/01)... Had four points, three rebounds at Washington (2/8/01)... Three rebounds, two points, two assists against Oregon State (2/3/01)... Tallied five points, four rebounds and two assists in first collegiate start against Oregon (2/1/01)... Had six points and two assists at Arizona State (1/27/01)... Collected four points, four rebounds and two steals at UCLA (1/20/01)... Pulled down three rebounds at USC (1/18/01)... Tallied 13 points, three rebounds and two steals against Washington State (1/11/01)... Hit 4-of-6 from the floor while notching 11 points off the bench at Stanford (1/6/01)... Ran off 13 points against Nebraska (12/21/00) in the final game of the San Juan Shootout... Was 6-for-8 from the floor while tallying 15 points against UPR-Mayaguez (12/20/00)... Hit 3-for-4 from the field while tallying seven points and two rebounds against Louisville (12/17/00)... Shot 5-for-8 from the floor en route to 12 points against Bowling Green (12/8/00) in the Arizona Basketball Classic... Hit both her three-point attempts en route to eight points and three rebounds against UNLV (12/6/00)... Shot 4-for-5 from the free throw line en route to six points, one rebound against BYU (11/18/00) in collegiate debut...

High School: Four-year letterwinner in basketball at Ruben S. Ayala High School... Member of the Ayala High School Basketball Hall of Fame... Three-time Student Sports All-American... Four-time first team All-CIF selection... Four-time All-Southern Section honoree and four-time All-Sierra League choice... Team Most Valuable Player as a freshman, junior and senior... Twice named Sierra League MVP... Holds the Ayala school records for points scored, steals, rebounds and blocked shots and had two "quadruple-double" games... As team captain her senior year, averaged 25.8 points, 8.0 rebounds, 6.2 assists and 5.9 steals per game while leading Ayala to its fourth straight Sierra League championship... MVP of the John Wooden Classic and the St. Lucy Tournament... As a junior, registered 19.7 points, nine assists and seven rebounds per game as Ayala went 27-4... Was an honorable mention USA Today All-American as a junior... 1999 L.A. Times All-Star Team... Also lettered once in track, participating in sprint relays, high jump and long jump... Four-year honor roll student... Club basketball team was Cal Academy, which made it to the championship games at the Santa Barbara and Oregon tournaments.

Field Goals Made: 9 vs. Washington (1/12/02)
Field Goals Attempted: 15 at New Mexico (3/17/01)
Three-Point Field Goals Made: 3 at Washington State (2/10/01)
Three-Point Field Goals Attempted: 6 at New Mexico (3/17/01)
Free Throws Made: 5, three times, last vs. Washington (1/12/02)
Free Throws Attempted: 7 vs. Oregon State (1/31/02)
Rebounds: 8 vs. Pepperdine (3/15/01)
Points: 25 vs. Washington (1/12/02)
Assists: 7 at Washington State (2/9/02)
Blocked Shots: 3 vs. Washington State (1/10/02)
Steals: 5, three times, last at Southern California (1/17/02)
Minutes Played: 38 at New Mexico (3/17/01)

Games Played: 53
Games Started: 12
Scoring Average: 7.6 ppg (405 points)
Rebounding Average: 2.9 rpg (155 rebounds)
Field Goal Percentage: .410 (144-351)
Three-Point Field Goal Percentage: .319 (30-94)
Free Throw Percentage: .702 (87-124)
Assists Average: 1.7 apg (90 assists)
Blocks Average: 0.3 bpg (14 blocks)
Steals Average: 1.5 spg (82 steals)
Minutes Played Average: 23.4 mpg (1241 minutes)