UK commit Dontaie Allen tears ACL

Dontaie Allen's senior tour has come to an abrupt end. The UK commit injured his knee in December and will have surgery to repair a torn ACL.

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PENDELTON COUNTY, KY (WTVQ)- Dontaie Allen’s senior tour has come to an abrupt end. The UK commit injured his knee in December and will have surgery to repair a torn ACL.

Allen took to Twitter Wednesday to announce that his season was over, “Dear Senior Tour, you’re being cut short. You brought many blessings and hardships to me that I wouldn’t trade for the World. God blessed me with talent and work ethic, but he’s not going to let me stop now.. thank you all!! I will be back & better than ever!!”

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The Pendelton County star was playing in front packed gyms this season and enjoying the spotlight of being a Kentucky kid heading to play for the cats. Allen was also lighting it up on the scoreboard, scoring 49 or more points in seven games this season.