The Baltimore native is no longer committed to Providence, the school that landed him last August. "The scoop is that I de-committed from Providence a week ago," Allen told Scout.com. "I weighed my options and I think Miami is the best fit for me and I weighed my options again."
"I've been watching them play all year and the way he coaches. The way they play on offense and defense is the way I play."
Allen might have identified the ‘Canes as a potential suitor but he had help. Jack McClinton, Miami's star guard, is a Baltimore native and knows Allen well.
"Jack and Antoine are from the same program," Baltimore Cecil Kirk coach Anthony Lewis said. "(College coaches) tell me that he's a cross between Jack McClinton and Chester Frazier (another Cecil Kirk alum). He can shoot it like a young McClinton and defends like Frazier. At this stage in their careers, I'd say he's compatible to Jack offensively. It's a great situation for him."