Originally posted on Rock Chalk Blog  |  Last updated 6/18/14
Yesterday, we posted that Sporting News named Wayne Selden the No. 5 shooting guard in the nation. Today, Sporting News picked Perry Ellis as the No. 3 power forward in the 2014-15 season. Here’s what they said about Perry: Size: 6-8, 225 pounds Class: Junior Stats: 13.5 ppg, 6.7 rpg Andrew Wiggins consumed more oxygen among the Jayhawks than a lot of us realized until the whole season went down in flames against Stanford. Always a dependable player, Ellis did what he was asked and what he could get done while Wiggins starred — or failed to star — but he didn’t get an exceptional number of shots for a guy hitting nearly 54 percent from the floor. Wanna bet that changes this year? KU should have very capable wings, and Cliff Alexander is going to be a bear close to the basket, but Ellis’ multiple tools as a scorer should become the Jayhawks’ most important offensive asset. Here’s their top 10 list: Montrezl Harrell, Louisville Karl Towns, Kentucky Perry Ellis, Kansas Chris Walker, F...
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