Alvin Ellis III
Alvin  Ellis III


Matteson, Ill.

High School:
Chicago De La Salle

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 210



Post Game Quotes: Indiana

Post Game Quotes: Indiana


Post Game Notes vs. Oakland

Post Game Notes vs. Oakland


Spartans Already Looking Forward to Next Season


Michigan State 75, Michigan 80 Post-Game Notes

Post-Game Notes


Michigan State 101, New Orleans 48 Post-Game Notes

Post-Game Notes: New Orleans


Men's Basketball Summer Workout Highlights




A look back at 2015-16

Special moments from Michigan State's record breaking 2015-16 Men's Basketball Season


MSU prepares for NCAA tournament


MSU 64 - Maryland 61


Michigan State vs. Middle Tennessee

First Round, NCAA Tournament


Michigan State vs. Ohio State

Big Ten Tournament Quarterfinals


Purdue 82, MSU 81

Check out the photo gallery from the men's basketball game against Purdue.


Michigan State 76, Northwestern 45

The Spartans top Northwestern, on January 28, 2016.


No. 16 Iowa vs. No. 4 Michigan State

The Spartans host No. 16 Iowa.

Career Stats
2013-14 Game-by-Game Stats
2014-15 Game-by-Game Stats
2015-16 Game-by-Game Stats

Improved shooter • Possesses a great understanding of the game • Very good vision and passing skills • Good size and strength • Improved as he prioritized basketball.

Appeared in 33 games, averaging 2.6 points, 1.5 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 7.6 minutes • Scored a season-high eight points against Maryland-Eastern Shore (12/9), hitting two 3-pointers and two free throws • Scored six or more points in eight contests, including against Big Ten opponents Rutgers (1/31) and Purdue (2/9) and against Maryland (3/12) in the Big Ten Tournament semifinals • Grabbed four or more rebounds in four contests, including a season-high six against Illinois (1/7) • Dished out a career-best five assists at Rutgers (3/2) • Shot .400 from 3-point range, making a 3-pointer in 12 contests • Played double-figure minutes in nine contests including a season-high 21 against Oakland (12/22) • Tied for fourth on the team with 13 steals.

Appeared in 32 games, starting one, averaging 1.7 points and 0.7 rebounds in 8.6 minutes • Started the season opener at Navy (11/14), but suffered a severe ankle injury after playing just three minutes, leading to him missing the next six contests • Scored a career-best 16 points at Indiana (3/7), coming off the bench to hit 6-of-9 shots, including 2-of-4 3-point field goals, in 21 minutes • Scored seven points vs. Minnesota (2/26), hitting all three shots, including one 3-pointer • Totaled a season-high tying two steals vs. The Citadel (12/22) • Recorded two steals against Arkansas-Pine Bluff (12/6) • Played a season-high 22 minutes against Maryland (12/30) • Notched a career-high four assists and a season-high three rebounds against Oakland (12/14) • Also collected three rebounds at Indiana (3/7) and against Oklahoma (3/27) in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament • Blocked a career-high two shots against Ohio State (3/13) in the Big Ten Tournament.

Appeared in 36 games, starting one, averaging 1.9 points and 0.6 rebounds in 7.9 minutes • Scored a season-high 12 points against Michigan (1/25), making all four field-goal attempts, including two 3-pointers, and hitting two free throws • Opened his Spartan career with six points and two rebounds against McNeese State (11/8) • Also scored six points and grabbed two rebounds at Wisconsin (2/9) • Scored five points in three additional games against Mount St. Mary's (11/29), Penn State (2/6), and Northwestern (2/13) • Made his first career start against Mount St. Mary's (11/29), with five points and two assists in 14 minutes • Hit 6-of-13 from 3-point range, as his .462 percentage was second best on the squad • Dished out a season-high three assists against Delaware (3/20).

Averaged 20 points, 6.0 rebounds and 4.0 assists as a senior at Chicago De La Salle High School • Led the Meteors to a 17-8 record and an appearance in the regional finals, while earning Class 4A second-team all-state honors • IBCA (Illinois Basketball Coaches Association) First-Team All-State selection • Two-time All-Catholic League North selection • Averaged 17.0 points, 4.2 assists, 4.0 rebounds and 2.2 steals as a junior • Shot 41 percent from 3-point range as a junior • Scored 42 points, including 19 in the fourth quarter, in the 2012 Illinois Class 4A regional title game • Two-year captain at De La Salle • Played with fellow MSU junior Gavin Schilling in 2011-12 • Captured Catholic League North and regional titles as a sophomore.

Born April 9, 1995 • Son of Alvin and Sarah Ellis • Sociology major.