Post Game Quotes: Indiana
Post Game Notes vs. Oakland
Post-Game Notes: New Orleans
USATSI Gallery - No. 1 Kansas vs. No. 10 Michigan State - 2017 NCAA Tournament Second Round
Check out the USATSI photo gallery from the 2nd Round of the Big Ten Tournament against Penn State.
March 1, 2017
USATSI Gallery - Nebraska @ Michigan State
Feb. 18, 2017
2013-14 Game-by-Game Stats
2014-15 Game-by-Game Stats
2015-16 Game-by-Game Stats
2016-17 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.