Alvin Ellis III
Post-Game Notes: New Orleans
Post Game Quotes
USATSI photos men's basketball -- 1/11/15
December 30, 2014
NCAA Basketball: Citadel at Michigan State (USATSI)
Michigan State vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff (USATSI)
Michigan State vs. Notre Dame (USATSI)
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.
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.