Dakarai Allen
Dakarai  Allen


Elk Grove, Calif.

High School:
Sheldon High

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 200




M. Hoops to Clash With Colorado State in MW Semifinals

M. Hoops to clash with CSU in MW semis


Men's Hoops-Boise State Postgame Quotes

Men's Hoops-Boise State postgame quotes


M. Hoops to Face Boise State in MW Quarterfinals

MBB to face Boise State in MW quarters


Men's Hoops-UNLV Postgame Quotes

Men's Hoops-UNLV postgame quotes


Allen Named Mountain West Defensive Player of the Year

Allen named MW Def. Player of the Year


USATSI Gallery - Air Force @ San Diego State

USATSI Gallery - Air Force @ San Diego State


USATSI Gallery - Fresno State @ Nevada

USATSI Gallery - Fresno State @ Nevada


USATSI Gallery - San Diego State @ Utah State

USATSI Gallery - San Diego State @ Utah State


San Diego State vs. Colorado state

Jan. 28, 2017


USATSI Gallery - San Diego State @ Air Force

USATSI Gallery - San Diego State @ Air Force

Bio entering 2016-17

As A Junior (2015-16 Season)
Played in all 38 games and made 17 starts, including the final six of the year... Averaged 6.4 points, 2.7 rebounds and 1.2 assists in 22.1 minutes, all of which were career highs... Also had a career-high 40 steals to lead the team and a personal-best 20 blocked shots... Made 26 treys, the fourth most on the team... Reached double figures in scoring 12 times and led the team in scoring twice... Led the team in rebounding twice and assists three times... Had multiple steals nine times and committed one turnover or less 28 times... Finished the season by scoring in double digits six of the last nine games (9.6 ppg) and had at least nine points in eight of those outings... Scored in all but two games... Ranked first among 949 Division I players in points per possession allowed (0.591) among players with at least 200 possessions defended, according to Synergy... Set a career high with 16 points to go with three rebounds, one assist and a career-high-tying three blocked shots vs. Illinois State (11-13-15)... Had 15 points on 4-of-5 shooting, including a career-high three three-pointers, at No. 16/16 Utah (11-16-15)... Dished a career-high four assists in his second career start vs. San Diego Christian (11-18-15)... Led the team with 11 points and a career-high seven rebounds vs. Little Rock (11-21-15)... Scored 11 points to go with a career-high four assists vs. East Carolina (11-23-15)... Pulled down a career-high seven rebounds vs. No. 14/13 California (11-26-15)... Posted 11 points and blocked a game-high two shots at Long Beach State (12-1-15)... Tied a career high with a game-high four steals vs. Wyoming (12-30-15)... Matched his then-career high with four field goals and was 2-for-2 from behind the arc en route to 10 points at UNLV (1-30-16).. One of his three-pointers came in the second half when the Rebels cut SDSU's lead to one point, which was a part of a 7-0 run and the Aztecs never looked back... Had a career-high-tying four assists and four steals to go with three points at San José State (2-21-16)... Came off the bench to post 11 points, four rebounds, two assists, one blocked shot and one steal in 25 minutes at New Mexico (3-1-16)... Knocked down a pair of three-pointers and finished with 10 points vs. UNLV (3-5-16)... Came off the bench to post nine points, three rebounds and two assists vs. Utah State (3-10-16) in the MW quarterfinals... Started and provided 11 points, five rebounds and a career-high four steals vs. Nevada (3-11-16) in the MW semifinals... Started vs. Fresno State (3-12-16) in the MW championship game and produced nine points, four rebounds and two steals in a career-high 34 minutes... Made a career-high five field goals en route to 10 points vs. IPFW (3-15-16) in the first round of the NIT... Poured in 10 points and had four rebounds vs. Washington (3-21-16) in the second round of the NIT... Tied his career high with four steals and had a game-high three assists vs. Georgia Tech (3-23-16) in the NIT quarterfinals... Led the team with 13 points vs. George Washington (3-29-16) in the semifinals of the NIT.

As A Sophomore (2014-15 Season)
Played in 33 games and averaged 2.6 points and 1.7 rebounds, both career highs, in 12.0 minutes... Set career highs in assists (14), steals (19), field goals (30), three-pointers (2) and free-throws (23)... Scored in a career-long 13 straight games at one point of the campaign... Committed one turnover or less in 27 of his 33 games played... Set a then-career high with four rebounds and matched his personal best with three field goals vs. CSUN (11-14-14)... Pulled down a career-best five rebounds and had two steals vs. Bakersfield (11-20-14)... Played 18 minutes, including big minutes down the stretch in SDSU's come-from-behind win vs. Long Beach State (12-10-14)... Had five points, three rebounds a season-high two assists and two blocked shots vs. UC Riverside (12-22-14)... Knocked down his first career three-pointer in the second half at No. 25 Wyoming (1-14-15) to give SDSU a 10-point lead, an edge it would not relinquish... Had a season-high two assists to go with four points and four rebounds in 21 minutes at Air Force (1-20-15)... Played a season-high 23 minutes at Colorado State (1-24-15)... Matched his career high with five rebounds, including a career-high four offensive boards, vs. Fresno State (1-27-15)... Had a career-high four steals, all of which came in nine first-half minutes, three points and four rebounds vs. Utah State (1-31-15)... Scored five points in five minutes at San Jose State (2-21-15).

As A Freshman (2013-14 Season)
Averaged 2.5 points and 1.2 rebounds in 10.6 minutes... Per 40 minutes, he averaged 9.5 points, 4.4 rebounds, 1.3 blocked shots and 2.4 steals... Played in 29 games, the most among the team's true freshmen, and started one game... Blocked 10 shots, the seventh most on the team... Saw action in the first 16 games of the season and averaged 13.7 minutes and nearly one steal per game (15 steals)... Logged 20 or more minutes four times in the first nine games of the season (17.4 mpg)... Scored seven points all on free throws (7-8) in 20 minutes vs. UC Riverside (11-8-13)... The 20 minutes were the most of any Aztec reserve... Played a bench-high 20 minutes vs. No. 6/5 Arizona (11-14-13)... Set career highs in points (8) and steals (3) vs. San Diego Christian (11-20-13)... Matched his career high with eight points and three rebounds vs. No. 25/rv Marquette (12-1-13)... Set a career high with three blocked shots vs. Washington (12-8-13)... Scored a career-high eight points to go along with a career-best three steals and 25 minutes vs. Southern Utah (12-18-13)... Started his first career game vs. McNeese State (12-21-13) and finished with one point, two rebounds, two blocked shots and two steals in 19 minutes... Had a career-high three assists and three steals, while adding six points vs. St. Katherine College (12-27-13)... Matched his career high with three field goals and three rebounds, and added six points, one blocked shot and a steal in 14 minutes vs. Colorado State (2-1-14)... Had two points, two rebounds and two assists vs. Utah State in the MW quarterfinals (3-13-14)... Saw action in the NCAA third-round game vs. North Dakota State (3-22-14).

High School
Played four varsity seasons at Sheldon High... Finished as a two-time Delta River League MVP and player of the year... Guided the Huskies to four section titles... Helped Sheldon to a 27-6 overall record and a 10-0 mark in league play in 2012-13... Guided his squad to the semifinals of the California state tournament, a No. 27 national ranking and No. 5 state ranking (MaxPreps.com) as senior... Averaged 18.0 points, 7.0 rebounds and 4.0 assists his final season... A four-star recruit by Rivals.com... Rated the 19th-best player at the small forward position and No. 103 on the Rivals 150... ESPN.com gave him a score of 80 and a four-star rating... ESPN listed him at No. 20 for his position, No. 18 in the region and No. 12 in the state... Tabbed a four-star player and the No. 11 player at his position by Scout.com... 247Sports pegged him the 106th-best player nationally, No. 20 at his position and eighth-best in California... Earned 2012-13 MaxPreps California Boys Basketball Division I second-team honors and was on the all-Northern California first-team... Named the Sacramento Bee all-Metro Player of the Year and the Delta River League MVP in 2012-13... Won 109 games during his prep career, highlighted by four Sac-Joaquin Section Division I titles... Chose San Diego State over UCLA, Oregon State, Arizona, Colorado, USC, LSU, Tennessee, UNLV and Cal Poly.

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