Men's Basketball |
2011-12 Game-by-Game Stats
2011-12 Season (Freshman): Played three games without a start, averaging 8.3 minutes ... sat out vast majority of season after suffering an injury to his right hand ... scored six points with two blocks, two rebounds and a steal against Alabama State (11/13) in the season opener ... grabbed three rebounds against Northwestern State (11/21).
Prior to Cincinnati: Averaged 15 points and 10 rebounds as a senior at Whitehaven High School ... tabbed an all-conference selection, averaging 16.8 points, 7.8 rebounds, 2.2 blocks and 2.1 assists as a junior ... rated as a three-star recruit by Rivals.com and Scout.com ... chose to attend Cincinnati over Auburn, Mississippi State and Murray State.
Personal: Octavius Todd Ellis ... born March 10, 1993 in Memphis, Tenn. ... son of Jerrell Horne, a former basketball player at the University of Memphis (1993 & 1994) ... cousin of current NBA player Monta Ellis (Golden State) ... guardian is Flossie Ellis ... has two sisters Nissa and Dawn Ellis ... majoring in criminal justice.