Wally Ellenson transfers to Marquette
Will his brother, Henry, follow?
MILWAUKEE — Former Minnesota Gopher basketball player Wally Ellenson is transferring to Marquette and that has spurred speculation that his highly recruited younger brother, Henry, might follow.
Wally Ellenson averaged 1.8 points and 1.3 rebounds a game at Minnesota before leaving the basketball team and concentrating on his All-American high jumping career with the track team.
He’ll have to sit out the 2014-15 season.
Henry Ellenson is a 6-10, 230 pound senior-to-be at Rice Lake High School who averaged 28 points and 13 rebounds a game in leading the Warriors to the WIAA Division Two state championship game before losing to Wisconsin Lutheran, 61-46.
Henry has scholarship offers Duke, North Carolina, UCLA, Wisconsin and Marquette, among others. He’s a senior-to-be at Rice Lake and is a member of the recruiting class of 2015.