Males’s Basketball | January 30, 2023
Senior guard at USC Boogie Ellis Named the Pac-12 Males’s Basketball Participant of the Week for the week of January 23-29, it was introduced by the convention bureau in the present day (January 30). That is Ellis’ first profession Pac-12 Participant of the Week and first by the Trojans this season.
Ellis scored a career-high 31 factors to steer USC to a 77-64 victory over then-No. 8 UCLA on Jan. 26. Ellis helped USC bounce again from a 12-point deficit within the first half, scoring 27 of his factors after the break, which matched UCLA’s second-half complete. Ellis was 10-for-10 from the free throw line and added 6 tackles with no turnovers. His 31 factors within the recreation was essentially the most by a Trojan since Onyeka Okongwu scored 33 on November 19, 2019 in opposition to Pepperdine and was essentially the most in opposition to UCLA by a USC participant since Sam Clancy additionally scored 31 on January 11, 2001. It was additionally the primary win for USC has been on a high 10 group since January 25, 2017. Ellis scored 27 in second half comebacks by making 7 of 10 FGs, 3 of 4 three-point FGs and 10 of 10 from the charity strip.
Ellis has now scored 11 consecutive matches in double digits. Main USC with a mean of 16.3 factors per recreation and rating fifth within the convention, he has made a team-high 45 three-pointers and a team-high 65 free throws. The San Diego, California native additionally ranks second on the group with 35 steals, tied for fourth amongst Pac-12 gamers.
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