Metcalfe County’s Jax Allen signs with EKU

EDMONTON, Ky. – Jax Allen officially signed his letter of intent this afternoon to play basketball at Eastern Kentucky university.

Allen led Metcalfe County in scoring this past season, averaging 20.6 points and 7.6 rebounds per game.

Allen’s father, John Allen is a member of the EKU hall of fame where he played basketball, as well.

“It’s amazing when the whole community comes out for something like this, you can see your whole family, friends, coaching staff, and, just going to play at Eastern,” Allen said. “It’s been a lifelong dream of mine and I’m just proud that Coach A.W. Hamilton gave me the chance and just looking to make my lifelong dream come true.”

Congratulations, Jax!