Henry Ellenson, who is in the Class of 2015 and plays EYBL for Playground Elite, has a couple Big East offers from the likes of the Creighton Bluejays, the Marquette Golden Eagles, and the Georgetown Hoyas. The Hoyas appear that they are not really involved because they are already stocked full of big men, with three already and the last big man that they are targeting is 2015 recruit Ivan Rabb.
Ellenson plays with 2015 Marquette commit Nick Noskowiak, which could be good news for the Golden Eagles because should Ellenson tag along, then they will have a sense of chemistry between them. Ellenson is a big bodied, athletic player who can score well in the low post and plays with a glimmering presence of confidence.
When it comes to keeping track of Marquette, the 6-foot-9 forward from Rice Lake, Wisc. is far from a stranger. Ellenson told me he's been intently following them and is a big fan of new head coach Steve Wojciechowski. This does give Noskowiak some confidence because, much like his fellow teammate, he's a staunch supporter and builds up the chemistry between the two young men.
Ellenson said he will talk to several coaches in the summer, but also added that he does not feel like he need to take an official visit during the summer because he wants to work on refining his game. Ellenson also informed Big East Coast Bias that he is aware that a few coaches will come to see him play during the live period in July.
I also got the chance to talk to Ellenson's teammate about the possibility of playing with him. "I would feel really good," Nick said. "We really want him at Marquette. We make each other's games better."
With Nick being the first commit, it increases their chances of playing with one another since they both hail from Wisconsin. As we have seen in the past, the in-state factor can play a huge role in this spectrum.