Balanced Attack Guides Bearcats to Win on Senior Day
Postgame Notes: Cincinnati 77, Memphis 65
Postgame Quotes: Cincinnati 77, Memphis 65
Junior scores 24 to lead UC past Morehead State
NCAA Tournament on March 21, 2015
NCAA Tournament 2nd Round
NCAA Second Round Press Conference & Practice
USATSI photos of men's basketball vs. Memphis -- 3/8/15
MBB: Cincinnati vs. Memphis
Prior to Cincinnati: Played two seasons at Trinity Valley College in Athens, Texas ... averaged 14.8 points, 9.7 rebounds and 3.2 blocked shots as a redshirt sophomore during the 2013-14 season while being named First Team All-America by the National Junior College Athletic Association ... helped lead the Cardinals to their first NJCAA tournament appearance since 1999 while posting a 29-7 record ... attended Cincinnati during the 2011-12 academic year, playing a total of 25 minutes in three games, averaging 2.3 points and 1.7 rebounds ... suffered a broken hand in November 2011 and sat out the rest of the season ... later received a medical hardship for the year.
Personal: Octavius Todd Ellis ... born March 10, 1993 in Memphis, Tennessee ... son of Jerrell Horne, a former basketball player at the University of Memphis (1993 & 1994) ... cousin of current NBA player Monta Ellis (played 2013-14 season with the Dallas Mavericks) ... guardian is Flossie Ellis ... has two sisters, Nissa and Dawn Ellis.