WALLY ELLENSON RUMORS

Future is bright for Marquette freshman Henry Ellenson

MILWAUKEE -- Henry Ellenson will have made a lasting impression at Marquette even if the freshman never plays a home game for the Golden Eagles after Tuesday's finale at the Bradley Center.A lucrative NBA career likely awaits the 6-foot-11 forward whenever he decides to leave school.Ellenson leads the Big East in rebounding (9.8 per game) going into Tuesday's game against Georgetown...
Via Associated Press
March 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Marquette’s Wally Ellenson has a dunk for the ages

Marquette wing Wally Ellenson transferred to the Golden Eagles after seeing limited playing time at Minnesota, and a video of him dunking during an exhibition game in Italy is more than enough reason to give him extended minutes in the future. This dunk was so epic that the broadcaster appeared to bang his knee on his desk as it happened, as the audio from the video below will suggest.
Via Campus Sports Net
August 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Marquette Basketball: Wojo picks up another 4-star

Marquette basketball and coach Steve Wojciechowski are in the middle of prepping for its opening round game in the Big East tournament against Seton Hall on Wednesday. On Tuesday, Wojo got good news when it comes to next season. Traci Carter, a point guard out of Philadelphia, announced his commitment to Wojo and Marquette, over UConn and Xavier, among others. Carter is regarded...
Via isportsweb.com
March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Marquette Basketball: Mid-season grades

With 15 games in the books, Marquette basketball sits at 9-6, 1-2 in conference play, and is officially halfway through its 30-game regular season. With a fairly sizeable sample to work with, we can grade all of Marquette’s players on how they have played so far this season. Grades The Incomplete These are the players that for some reason or another have either transferred out...
Via isportsweb.com
January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Marquette lands transfer Ellenson from Minnesota; will hyped brother follow?

New coach Steve Wojciechowski continues to reconstruct the Marquette basketball program, and Wednesday he added another piece in Minnesota transfer Wally Ellenson. The school announced the news, which quickly ignited social-media speculation that the move could impact the recruitment of Ellenson's younger -- and more highly coveted -- brother, Henry, a five-star player in the Class...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Tournament hopes are on the line against the Illini

It wouldn't be February without a bit of drama surrounding the Golden Gophers basketball program, both on and off the court. In a complete unexpected turn of events, the drama might not be unwelcome. On the court, Minnesota's win over Northwestern means the Illinois game on Wednesday has big NCAA tournament implications. Off the court, Wally Ellenson has chosen the sport at which...
Via From The Barn
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Sophomore Ellenson leaves Minn. basketball team

Minnesota sophomore Wally Ellenson has left the basketball program. Gopher basketball coach Richard Pitino says the team respects Ellenson's decision. The university announced his decision Tuesday. Ellenson, a native of Rice Lake, Wis., appeared in nine games for Minnesota this season, totaling 16 points, 12 rebounds, two assists and a steal. During his freshman season, the 6-foot...
Via Associated Press
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Gophers’ Ellenson leaves hoops, still with track

Minnesota sophomore Wally Ellenson has left the basketball program.
Via Philly Sports Live
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Gophers' Ellenson leaves basketball to focus on track and field

MINNEAPOLIS -- Gophers sophomore Wally Ellenson is leaving the basketball team to focus on track and field, the University of Minnesota announced Tuesday. Ellenson, a guard from Rice Lake, Wis., averaged just 6.9 minutes and 1.8 points per game this season. As a freshman, he played a total of 48 minutes and was hampered early in the year by a hand injury. The 6-foot-4 Ellenson has...
Via Fox Sports North
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Wally Ellenson's competitive streak doesn't end after basketball season

MINNEAPOLIS -- When Richard Pitino first took over as the Gophers' head basketball coach, sophomore Wally Ellenson had something to tell Pitino. "He walked into my office and said, 'I do the high jump.' I said, 'What does that mean?'" Pitino said. "I'll be honest. At first I was a little against it. I just didn't know what it was." Indeed, Pitino was unaware of Ellenson's involvement...
Via Fox Sports North
November 18, 2013  |  Discuss
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