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Wojo has Marquette future looking incredibly bright

The 2014-15 season is going to be a struggle for the Marquette Golden Eagles and first year head coach, Steve Wojciechowski. Likely even more of a struggle than a year ago when MU missed out on the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2005. It appears as if next season will only be a bump in the road though as Wojo and his staff have hit the recruiting trail hard, already landing...
Via The Sports Bank
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Wally Ellenson transfers to Marquette; will his brother follow?

Minnesota forward Wally Ellenson of Rice Lake has transferred to Marquette and will have two years of eligibility remaining after sitting out this season. Which raises the question: Will Wally's brother, Henry, follow him to Marquette? Henry Ellenson is a 6-foot-9 power forward going into his senior season at Rice Lake. He is being recruited by most of the major powers, including...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 02, 2014  |  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...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
July 02, 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...
Via AP on Fox
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."...
Via Fox Sports North
November 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Freshman Ellenson could still make an impact

MINNEAPOLIS So much for that redshirt. Gophers freshman Wally Ellenson made his college basketball debut Tuesday, checking into the game against North Dakota State with 3:44 left in the second half. There was speculation that Ellenson would redshirt after breaking his hand in late October, but he's no longer eligible for a redshirt season since he played in Tuesday's 70...
Via Fox Sports North
December 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Gophers' Ellenson out 6-8 weeks with broken hand

Minnesota freshman Wally Ellenson has a broken left hand and will miss six to eight weeks. Coach Tubby Smith said after Wednesday's practice that Ellenson hurt his shooting hand when it caught in a teammate's jersey during a rebounding drill the day before. Smith said he will consider redshirting Ellenson, a 6-foot-4, 200-pound shooting guard from Rice Lake, Wis., who averaged...
Via AP on Fox
October 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Gophers Ellenson out six to eight weeks

MINNEAPOLIS University of Minnesota freshman guard Wally Ellenson broke his left hand in practice Tuesday and will miss six to eight weeks, coach Tubby Smith said Wednesday. Smith said Ellenson got his hand caught in a teammate's jersey during a rebounding drill and bent the hand backward. Minnesota did not originally plan on redshirting Ellenson, but Smith said Wednesday that...
Via Fox Sports North
October 31, 2012  |  Discuss
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