Alvin Ellis III
Alvin  Ellis III


Height / Weight:
6-4 / 205


Hometown/High School:
Matteson, Ill./Chicago De La Salle


Players see Remodeled Basketball Offices

Michigan State Basketball Players react to seeing the newly remodeled Basketball offices on September 1, 2015


Episode 17: The Road Ends


Episode 9 - Little Things


Episode 7 - On the Fly


Episode 7 - Still Learning


MSU vs Duke - Final Four

Michigan State took on Duke on April 4, 2015 in the Final Four matchup.


Friday Final Four Practice and Press Conference

Photos from Friday's Final Four Michigan State Practice and Press Conference sessions


Men's Basketball vs. Louisville

NCAA Tournament on March 29, 2015


NCAA Tournament: Michigan State vs. Virginia

USATSI photos of the men's tournament -- 3/22/15


Men's Basketball vs. Ohio State

Big Ten Tournament on March 13, 2015

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

Appeared in 32 games, starting one, averaging 1.7 points and 0.7 rebounds in 8.6 minutes • Started the season opener at Navy, 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, 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, hitting all three shots, including one 3-pointer • Totaled six points and a season-high tying two steals vs. The Citadel • Also recorded two steals against Arkansas-Pine Bluff • Played a season-high 22 minutes against Maryland • Notched a career high for four assists and a season-high three rebounds against Oakland • Also collected three rebounds at Indiana and against Oklahoma in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament • Blocked a career-high two shots against Ohio State in the Big Ten Tournament quarterfinals.

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, his 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 in the second round of the NCAA Tournament against Delaware.

High School
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 team captain at De La Salle • Played with fellow MSU freshman Gavin Schilling in 2011-12 (junior season) • Captured Catholic League North and regional titles as a sophomore.

Born April 9, 1995 • Son of Alvin and Sarah Ellis • Plans to major in kinesiology.