- Not to be confused with Boo Ellis, a professional basketball player in the 1950s.
Maurice H. "Bo" Ellis (born August 8, 1954) is an American former professional basketball player.
|Born||August 8, 1954|
|Listed height||6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)|
|Listed weight||197 lb (89 kg)|
|High school||Parker (Chicago, Illinois)|
|NBA draft||1977 / Round: 1 / Pick: 17th overall|
|Selected by the Washington Bullets|
|1987–1988||Collins Academy HS (assistant)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
After graduating from Chicago's Parker High School, Ellis, a 6-9 forward, played college basketball at Marquette University and won an NCAA Championship in 1977. An art major in college, Ellis created several different uniform designs worn by his team during the 1977 season.
After graduating, he played three seasons of professional basketball for the Denver Nuggets of the NBA, averaging 3.6 points per game. He later held coaching positions at Marquette and Chicago State University.
Head coaching recordEdit
|Chicago State Cougars (Mid-Continent Conference) (1998–2003)|
(*) Indicates record/standing at time
Postseason invitational champion
- Mike Nieto. Former Marquette star Bo Ellis devotes life to helping youth. The Times (Munster, Indiana). August 26, 2007. Retrieved on December 3, 2008.
- Rossi, Rosalind (March 30, 2010). "Ex-Marquette star Ellis let go from CPS". Chicago Sun-Times. Archived from the original on April 4, 2010. Retrieved April 30, 2010.
- Bo Ellis at Basketball-Reference.com