MILESTONES ► Ranks 26th all-time at Army with 1,037 points. ► Army's active leader with three career double-doubles. ► Ranks eighth on Army all-time list with 121 three-pointers. ► Ranks 15th on Army career three-point percentage list (.358). ► Scored in double figures in 29 straight games, the longest such streak by an Army player since Kevin Houston scored at least 10 points in 57 straight games spanning portions of the 1984-85 through 1986-87 seasons. ► First Army player since Randy Cozzens (1982-85) to have multiple 400-point, 100-rebound and 50-assist seasons. ► First Army player since Randy Cozzens (1984-85) to score 500 points, grab 130 rebounds and hand out 50 assists in the same season. ► Has played in 89 consecutive games.
AS A JUNIOR (2011-12) ► Army's first All-Patriot League First Team selection since 2008. ► Named second-team NABC All-District. ► Earned third-team All-Met honors from the Met Basketball Writers Association, which honors the top players in the New York City area. ► Played in all 30 games, starting 29 games. ► Finished third in the Patriot League at 17.5 points per game. ► Ranked third in the conference during Patriot League play at 17.4 points per game. ► One of only two players in the Patriot League to average at least 15.0 points, 4.0 rebounds and 2.0 assists per game (C.J. McCollum, Lehigh). ► Scored 20 points 11 times, the most by an Army player since Jarell Brown did it 13 times in 2007-08. ► Joined the 1,000-point club with 16 points in the home game versus American. ► Scored 21 points at Central Connecticut. ► Tallied 17 points in only 20 minutes due to foul trouble in the win over Bryant. ► Scored 15 points and grabbed six rebounds against Yale. ► Matched his career high with two blocked shots versus NJIT. ► Posted his ninth career 20-point game with a game-high 20 points in the win at Binghamton. Also handed out a then career-high five assists against the Bearcats. ► Scored 19 points, including a season-high five three-pointers at La Salle. ► Scored 25 points on 9-of-11 shooting in the win over UTPA. ► Tied for team lead with 20 points in win over Dartmouth. ► Led the Black Knights with 22 points on 7-for-13 shooting at Presbyterian. ► Posted his fourth straight 20-point game with 23 markers and a season-high nine rebounds in the win over St. Francis (N.Y.). ► Scored 18 points and handed out a career-high six assists versus Longwood. ► Led the team with 18 points in the loss at Lafayette. ► Paced the Black Knights with 19 points and nine rebounds in the victory at Navy. Hit three three-pointers in the first half. ► Totaled 22 points, six rebounds and five assists in the home win over Colgate. ► Kept his double-digit scoring streak alive with 10 points at American. Made a three-pointer with 35 seconds left to reach double figures. ► Scored a season-high 26 points in home victory over Colgate. ► Led the team with 24 points at Lehigh. ► Posted his third career double-double with 26 points and 10 rebounds in the home loss to Lafayette. ► Scored 20 of his game-high 22 points at Colgate in the second half.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2010-11) ►Only player to start all 30 games. ► Ranked ranked second on the team in scoring at 14.6 points per game. ► Led the team with 5.3 boards per contest (160). ► Ranked eighth in the Patriot League in scoring average. ► One of six players in the league to average 14-or-more points and five-or-more rebounds. ► Topped the Army scoring chart 11 times. ► Finished second on the team and seventh in the conference in scoring during Patriot League play at 15.7 points per game. ► Led the team with 25 double-digit scoring games. ► Scored a career-best 28 points and tied his career high with 10 rebounds versus Lafayette. ► Registered his first career double-double with 21 points and 10 rebounds in the win at New Hampshire. ► Hit a career-high 12 free throws in 14 attempts against Buffalo. ► Made the first start of his career in the season opener against Vassar. ► Registered his first career 20-point game against Central Connecticut. ► Scored 21 points at American. ► Registered 21 points versus Navy. ► 28-point outburst against Lafayette marked his third straight 20-point effort. ► Scored 22 points, including a career-high six three-pointers, in the regular-season finale at Bucknell. ► Tallied 21 points in the Patriot League quarterfinals at Bucknell for his seventh 20-point game of the season.
AS A FRESHMAN (2009-10) ► Played in 29 games. ► Only plebe to play in every game. ► Averaged 2.6 points and 1.4 rebounds. ► Made his collegiate debut in the opener at VMI. ► Scored two points on a pair of free throws in two minutes of work versus the Keydets ► Registered his first career double-digit scoring game with 10 points in the win over Bryant. ► Tallied a season-high four rebounds at Buffalo. ► Made a season-high three free throws (3-5) en route to five points in the win at Dartmouth. ► Hit his first career three-pointers (3-6) at SMU for nine points against the Mustangs. ► Played a season-high 19 minutes and totaled his first career blocked shot and a season-best two steals in the home loss to Lehigh. ► Scored nine points on 4 of 7 shooting at Lafayette, tying his career highs with four field goals, one assist and 19 minutes played versus the Leopards. ► Tied his career high with four rebounds in the home win against Colgate.
HIGH SCHOOL ► Lettered three times at Eisenhower High School. ► Served as team captain during his senior year. ► Led Eisenhower to a school-record 30-4 record and the Texas District 19-5A championship in 2008. ► Team was undefeated in district play. ► Named the district's MVP as a senior ► First-team all-district as a senior and third-team pick as a junior. ► Named to the All-Houston team as a senior. ► Member of the All-Region squad after his final scholastic season. ► Was a McDonald's All-America nominee. ► Named to both the RCSSports.com and TexasHoops.com Top 100. ► Member of the Key Club, Student Council and Science National Honor Society. ► Played under former Black Knight Cory Sinning at the U.S. Military Academy Prep School in 2008-09 . ► Named Most Improved Player at USMAPS. ► Served as the prep school team captain.
PERSONAL ► Given name is Ella Valentino Ellis. ► Parents' names are Elvis Ellis and Vivia Beckford. ► Has one brother and four sisters. ► Major is Information Technology.