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2016-17 Detroit Pistons Yearbook

College: HONORS: Became the first freshman to make the All-Big East First Team since Carmelo Anthony of Syracuse in 2002-03…Named Big East Rookie of the Year…His eight weekly Big East accolades matched the third-best total in conference history…Established himself as Marquette’s alltime freshman leader in scoring, rebounding and six other categories. YEAR-BY-YEAR KEY NOTES: Was an early entry candidate for the 2016 NBA Draft. Freshman (2015-16): Ranked third in the Big East in scoring (17.0 ppg), first in rebounding (9.7 rpg) and fourth in blocks (1.5 bpg)…Selected to the USBWA and Sporting News Freshman All-America Teams…Was named the unanimous Big East Freshman of the Year…Other honors included All-Big East First Team, Big East All-Freshman Team, and USBWA All-District team…Was a Karl Malone Award Finalist (nation’s top power forward) and Wayman Tisdale Freshman of the Year Award Finalist (nation’s top freshman)…Earned Big East Freshman of the Week eight times and was twice chosen as the Wayman Tisdale National Freshman of the Week…Notched a careerhigh 32 points, 10 rebounds and six blocks vs. Butler (1/30)… Helped lead Marquette to a win at St. John’s by posting 16 points, 18 boards and four blocks (1/24)...Collected 26 points and 16 rebounds in a career-high 48 minutes in a double OT win vs. Providence (2/10)...Posted a game-high 29 points at Butler (3/5). High School: Averaged 27.4 points, 12.0 rebounds, 2.4 blocks and 1.8 assists as a senior after leading Rice Lake to the state championship game for second straight year…Rated as high as the fifth-best prospect in the nation by ESPN.com, seventh by FOXsports.com and 10th by CBSSports.com… Selected to participate in McDonald’s All-American Game, Jordan Brand Classic and Nike Hoops Summit but missed each event due to injuries...Posted averages of 27.2 points, 13.1 rebounds, 2.7 blocks and 1.7 assists as a junior…Was also team MVP for the school’s track & field team, participating in the high jump, triple jump and discus. Personal: Is the son of John and Holly Ellenson…His father played two seasons (1986-88) of basketball at Marquette and mother played basketball at Wisconsin-Eau Claire…His brother, Wally, played basketball and participated in track & field at Marquette and the University of Minnesota…Brother, Ellwood, plays basketball at Valley City State University after 48 Detroit Pistons 2016–17 Yearbook nba exp: Rookie | birthdate: 1/13/97 Birthplace: Rice Lake, WI H igh School: Rice Lake HS (Rice Lake, WI) Henry Ellenson ht: 6-11 | wt: 245 College: Marquette D rafted: By Detroit, 18th overall in 2016 transferring from Bemidji State University…Sister, Ella, a high school senior, committed to play basketball at Valparaiso University…Is interested in working with youth literacy and being involved in youth basketball…Participates in the Pistons Player Ticket Section which purchases tickets for underprivileged groups to attend Pistons home games. 8 F


2016-17 Detroit Pistons Yearbook
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