De La Salle's Ellis picks Minnesota over NU

De La Salle senior guard Alvin Ellis committed to Minnesota on Sunday.

Ellis, a 6-foot-4 shooting guard, chose the Gophers over Butler, Kansas State and Northwestern. He is ranked the No. 94th shooting guard in the country by ESPN. He averaged 16 points last season.

“It was a good fit for me,” Ellis said. “Coaching staff told me I have an opportunity to play. I’ll try to take advantage of that opportunity.”

Ellis is Minnesota’ first Class of 2013 commitment.