WALLY ELLENSON RUMORS

Marquette trying to make the most of its time with Henry Ellenson

MILWAUKEE – From afar, it appeared that freshman wunderkind Henry Ellenson ended up at Marquette against all odds, a projected lottery pick choosing a rebuilding program over bluebloods like Michigan State and Kentucky, North Carolina and UCLA.But when you get to know the skilled, versatile, near-7-foot 19-year-old who frequently is compared to NBA All-Star Kevin Love, it all makes...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Duane Wilson and Wally Ellenson continue alley-oop connection

The alley-oop connection between Duane Wilson and Wally Ellenson continued on Saturday afternoon in Marquette's 104-67 win over Maine.The two connected on a 2-on-1 fast break on Saturday with Marquette 37 on the Black Bears (seen at the 1:40 mark).That highlight jam mirrored a play that happened earlier in the week in the Golden Eagles' 95-49 win over Grambling State.In both instances...
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December 05, 2015  |  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...
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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...
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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...
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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 6-foot...
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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...
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November 18, 2013  |  Discuss
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