Shop Fantasy Central Golf Guide Email Travel Subscribe SI About Us Shop Fantasy Travel Free e-mail About Us
'99-2000 NCAA Preview
 
  U.S. SPORTS
  m. college bb
scores
schedules
standings
polls
stats
conferences
teams
scoreboards
baseball S
pro football S
col. football S
pro basketball S
w. college bb S
hockey S
golf plus S
tennis S
soccer S
motor sports
olympic sports
women's sports
more sports
 WORLD SPORT

EVENTS
 Sportsman of the Year
 Heisman Trophy
 Swimsuit 2001

CENTERS
 Fantasy Central
 Inside Game
 Multimedia Central
 Statitudes
 Your Turn
 Message Boards
 Email Newsletters
 Golf Guide
 Cities
 Work in Sports

CNNSI.com GROUP
 Sports Illustrated
 Life of Reilly
 Television
 SI Women
 SI for Kids
 Press Room
 TBS/TNT Sports
 CNN Languages

COMMERCE
 SI Customer Service
 SI Media Kits
 Get into College
 Sports Memorabilia
 TeamStore

 
Click here for more on this story

Posted: Tuesday November 09, 1999 01:22 AM

Desmond Allison
Kentucky
Desmond Allison Allison is one of only five Wildcats with significant college experience.
Andy Lyons/Allsport
Position:  Guard/forward
Height:  6'5"
Weight:  214
Hometown:  Tampa, Fla.
Stat to note
Shot 50 percent from the field despite averaging only 4.7 points per game.
Scouting report

Allison started last season with limited playing time in his freshman season. He gained more experience as the year progressed, playing 20 or more minutes in 11 of the Wildcats' last 13 games.

Basketball's gain of Allison was football's loss because Florida and Ohio State heavily recruited him. That football ability serves him well on the basketball court with his hard-driving style to the basket. Allison is also noted for his quickness, which fits in with Kentucky's racehorse style.

Allison should be a major part of Kentucky's year of transition. His performance could be a factor in determining Kentucky's level of success. The Wildcats will be mixing in new faces, but Allison should get an ample chance to show what he can do.


 
Related information
Multimedia
Visit Multimedia Central for the latest audio and video
Search our site Watch CNN/SI 24 hours a day

Sports Illustrated and CNN have combined to form a 24 hour sports news and information channel. To receive CNN/SI at your home call your cable operator or DirecTV.


CNNSI Copyright © 2000
CNN/Sports Illustrated
An AOL Time Warner Company.
All Rights Reserved.

Terms under which this service is provided to you.
Read our privacy guidelines.