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Wally Ellenson Leaves Gophers Hoops Program

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Minneapolis (WQOW) -- Rice Lake H.S. grad Wally Ellenson is no longer on the Minnesota Gophers men's basketball roster.

Minnesota head coach Richard Pitino made the official announcement, Tuesday. 

Ellenson now will focus his time and efforts in track and field for the Gophers.  Last season, as a freshman, Ellenson placed eighth in the high jump at the NCAA's.

Ellenson played in nine games this basketball season and had sixteen points and twelve rebounds.

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