Allen starred at Wampum High School alongside his older brothers, future baseball All-Star Dick Allen and outfielder-infielder Hank Allen. Wampum captured the 1958 and 1960 state championship in basketball. Ron Allen scored 1,195 career points as a star forward and center for Wampum high school in Wampum Pennsylvania.
Allen was named the section 20 MVP his senior year at Wampum, an honor that was shared by all of his brothers—Coy Craine Allen, Caesar Craine, Harold Allen and Dick Allen—during their playing days under legendary coach Butler Hennon.
Allen went on to attend Youngstown State University on a basketball scholarship, scoring 1,001 career points, and also ranks in the top 25 in career rebounds. He is a member of the YSU Hall of Fame.
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