Henry Ellenson - F (2015)

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Class

Position

Height

Weight

2015

PF / C

6'9"

253 lb

School

AAU

Rice Lake (WI) HS

D1 MN (fka Pump N Run)

Rankings Rankings

Rivals: (#56 overall)
Scout: (PF)
ESPN: 89 (#6 C / #29 overall)
24/7: 94 (#14 PF / #57 overall)
Wishoops: (#2 player in 2015)

Previous Rankings: 4 stars (#8 PF/#29 overall) by Rivals; 4 stars/87 (#6 C/#22 overall) by ESPN; 4 stars/94 (#16 PF/#57 overall > #6/#26) by 24/7

Honors Honors

2014 First Team All-State (AP)*
2014 First Team All-State - Div. 2 (WBCA)*
2014 Big Rivers Player of the Year
2013 All-Northwest Player of the Year (Leader-Telegram)
2013 Big Rivers Player of the Year
2013 Second Team All-State (AP)
2013 First Team All-State - Div. 2 (WBCA)

*unanimous selection

Statistics Statistics

2013-14: | Junior (Rice Lake)
2012-13: 21.4 ppg | Sophomore (Rice Lake) - Leader-Telegram
2011-12: | Freshman (Rice Lake)

Commitment Status Undecided on College Choice

The Ellenson name is a big one in state basketball circles. Henry's older brother Wally was recruited a bit by the Badgers and signed with Minnesota, before switching sports to track and field full-time, then ultimately transferring to get another shot at basketball. Another older brother, Ellwood, committed to play for NCAA Division II Bemidji State.

As for the youngest son of former Badger John Ellenson, Henry holds current offers from Baylor, Boston College, Creighton, Iowa State, Georgetown, Marquette, Michigan State, Minnesota, Nebraska, Northwestern, Purdue and Wisconsin. Interest from the superpowers is also underway, as Ellenson's latest scholarship offer from Duke may have vaulted the Blue Devils into the lead for his services.

In March, Ellenson was one of 23 players named to Team USA's 2013-14 Developmental National Team. He survived cuts down to 16, but did not make the final 12-man roster.

Press Clippings Recent Press

Related articles on Bucky's 5th Quarter >>

2014
02.11: Recruiting snapshot: Henry Ellenson scores 36 in win (B5Q)
02.11: Rice Lake's Henry Ellenson tops talented group of 2015 basketball recruits (Pioneer Press)

2013
07.22: Henry Ellenson talks about losing weight, Pitino and more (Pioneer Press)
07.21: Catching up with Henry Ellenson (Ames Tribune)
06.03: Ellenson competes against nation's elite with U16 national team (Leader-Telegram)
06.01: USA 16U trials wrap up (247 Sports)
02.23: Ellenson swats away Central (La Crosse Tribune)
02.05: Rice Lake Sophomore Henry Ellenson On Recruiting (WQOW)

2012
10.09: USA 16U: Who we would select (Rivals)
10.07: Big men stand out at USA basketball minicamp (Rivals)
04.23: Gophers Recruit Henry Ellenson to Receive Scholarship Offer from Georgetown (Gopherhole.com)

Multimedia Audio / Video

Highlights: Diamond Stone vs Henry Ellenson - BadgerBlitz/YouTube (12.28.13)
Interview: Interview with 2015 PF Henry Ellenson - YouTube (07.28.13)
Highlights: Henry Ellenson Highlights Vol. 1 - Hardwood Elite/YouTube (07.26.13)
Highlights: Henry Ellenson Highlights - Hardwood Elite/YouTube (01.08.13)
Interview: Henry Ellenson Interview - Hardwood Elite/YouTube (08.03.12)
Highlights: Henry Ellenson Minnesota Pump N Run Best Buy Summer Classic - YouTube (08.16.12)

More Info Additional Info

2013-14 Schedule | Eau Claire Leader-Telegram

Twitter: @Hjellenson

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