Gophers’ Tubby Gets Commitment
The Gopher men’s basketball team and head coach Tubby Smith received their first commitment for the 2012 recruiting class. 6’6 shooting guard/small forward Wally Ellenson from Rice Lake, Wisconsin verbally committed to playing basketball for the Gophers starting in 2012.
Ellenson is a 3-star recruit according to rivals.com. Ellenson is considered a 3-point shooter that can dunk.
He made a buzzer beating 3-point basket to defeat St. Cloud Apollo in the Border Battle at Tech High School in January.