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Allen garners Big 5 top honor

Temple's Lavoy Allen was named the Big 5's Outstanding Player of the Year on Monday.

Allen garners Big 5 top honor

Temple's Lavoy Allen was named the Big 5's Outstanding Player of the Year on Monday.

The 6-foot-9, 225-pound senior power forward averaged 11.6 points, 8.6 rebounds and 1.8 blocks this season.  He will receive the Robert V. Geasey Trophy, which goes to the outstanding player, at the Big 5 banquet on April 25 in the Fox-Gittis room at the Liacouras Center.

Temple guard Ramone Moore, Penn point guard Zack Rosen and Villanova guards Corey Fisher and Corey Stokes join Allen on the all-Big 5 first team.

- Keith Pompey

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Keith Pompey has been an Inquirer reporter since September 2004. He takes over the Sixers beat after covering the Temple men’s basketball team for the past three years and Temple football the past two seasons. Pompey also previously covered the Penn and Drexel men’s basketball team and Villanova football team after initially focusing on high school sports.

Pompey is a native Philadelphian and a University of Pittsburgh graduate. Follow him on Twitter @PompeyOnSixers or reach Keith at kpompey@phillynews.com. Reach Keith at kpompey@phillynews.com.

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