55 Elliott Eliason  
Elliott Eliason

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Chadron, Neb.

High School:
Chadron

Height / Weight:
6-11 / 240

Position:
Center


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03/26/2014

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03/24/2014

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02/26/2014

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02/17/2014

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03/23/2014

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03/14/2014

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02/22/2014

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Elliott Eliason Career Stats and HighsGet Acrobat Reader

2013-14 | Junior Season:
Played in 37 games, all but twice as a starter • led the team in rebounds (244) and blocks (72), ranking sixth and third among Big Ten players in those categories, respectively • Registered six double-doubles • Started and contributed his first career double-double with 11 points and a career-high 17 rebounds against Lehigh (11/8) • scored six points, grabbed eight rebounds and blocked a career-high five shots against Montana (11/12) • contributed 11 rebounds and eight points against Coastal Carolina (11/19) • picked up his second career double-double with 11 points and 11 rebounds and blocked a career-high seven shots against Wofford (11/21) • played only four minutes against New Orleans (12/7) due to a sprained ankle • started and posted third career double-double with 12 rebounds and 10 points while adding two blocks vs. South Dakota St. (12/10) • scored 10 points, nine rebounds and career-high four steals with an assist against Omaha (12/20) • posted fourth-career double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds along with two blocks against Michigan (1/2) • scored eight points, seven rebounds, six blocks and a steal in win over Purdue (1/5) • posted double-double with 12 rebounds and 11 points with four blocks at Penn State (1/8) • Pulled down 11 rebounds with seven points, four blocks and two assists in career-high 35 minutes at Michigan State (1/11) • registered 13 rebounds and 12 points along with two blocks and two assists in win over Ohio State (1/14) • dished career-high five assists with five rebounds and four points at Purdue (2/5) • recorded six rebounds and four points vs. Illinois (2/16) • posted eight points, five rebounds, and an assist at Michigan (3/1) • tied career high with seven blocks, and recorded eight rebounds, two points and one assist vs. Saint Mary's (3/23).

2012-13 | Sophomore Season:
Grabbed nine boards and set a career-high with three blocks in the season opener against American (11/9) • tied a career-high with three blocks in 19 minutes against Toledo (11/12) • tied a career-high with 10 rebounds and scored four points at Florida State (11/27) • scored six points and tied a career-high with three steals against North Florida (12/1) • finished with six rebounds, two assists, two steals & two blocks in 19 minutes off the bench against Iowa (2/3) • started and tied a career-high with 10 rebounds against Illinois (2/10) • played 28 minutes off the bench at Iowa (2/17) and finished with a career-high four blocks and tied a career high with four assists • scored a season-high seven points and grabbed five rebounds in 14 minutes off the bench against Indiana (2/26) • talled six points and five rebounds against UCLA in the NCAA Second Round.

2011-12 | Freshman Season:
Played nine minutes and scored three points in Gopher debut against Bucknell • made the first start of his career against Mount St. Mary's (11/21) • established multiple then career-highs with eight points, seven rebounds, two assists, two blocks and 32 minutes played against Virginia Tech (11/30) • started and grabbed a career-high nine rebounds against USC (12/3) • scored six points in seven minutes off the bench against North Dakota State (12/22) • tied a career high with two blocks against Purdue (1/8) • dished out a career-high three assists and tied a career-high with two blocks at Indiana (1/12) • played 20 minutes off the bench at Penn State (1/15), finishing with four points and six boards • scored six points & grabbed four rebounds in 17 minutes off the bench against Nebrask (2/5) • started and grabbed a game and career-high 10 rebounds against Northwestern in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament (3/8) • scored a career-high 12 points and added a team-high seven rebounds, two blocks and two steals in the NIT quarterfinals at Middle Tennessee State (3/21) • dished out a career-high four assits against Washington (3/27) in the NIT semifinals • named to the All-Big Ten Academic Team • letterwinner.

Iinternational:
A member of East Coast All-Star team that participated in the 2011 Four Nations Cup in Tallinn, Estonia • team finished third in the tournament with a 2-2 record • averaged 3.8 points, 6.0 rebounds and 1.3 steals per game.

2010-11:
Redshirted.

High School:
A graduate of Chadron High School • averaged 17.7 points, 10.2 rebounds, 4.2 blocks, 2.9 assists and 1.1 steals per game led the Cardinals to the C-1 Nebraska state championship game his senior year • two-time state Gatorade Player of the Year in Nebraska • member of the Future Business Leaders of America.

Personal:
Born January 4, 1992 • son of Jay and Lorna Eliason • his father, Jay, played football and his mother, Lorna, played basketball and volleyball at South Dakota State University • enrolled in the Carlson School of Management • entrepreneurial management major • has one younger brother, Spencer.