55 Elliott Eliason  
Elliott  Eliason

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Chadron, Neb.

High School:
Chadron

Height / Weight:
6-11 / 245

Position:
Center


03/08/2015

Gophers Edged by Penn State on Senior Day

Minnesota will be seeded 11th or 12th and play a first round game on Wednesday afternoon in the Big Ten tournament.

01/28/2015

Penn State Tops Gophers 63-58 on Road

Hollins leads all scorers with 17 points in loss.

01/06/2015

Gophers Fall to Ohio State in OT, 74-72

Minnesota's second half comeback falls just short.

11/18/2014

Minnesota Tops Western Kentucky, 76-54

DeAndre Mathieu scores 11 points, six assists and five rebounds

11/25/2013

Gophers Fall to No. 8 Syracuse, 75-67

Malik Smith scores 16 points in loss at Maui Invitational.

03/26/2014

Gophers Advance to New York

Minnesota defeated Southern Miss to advance to the NIT Semifinals in New York.

03/24/2014

Gophers Top Saint Mary's

Minnesota defeated Saint Mary's at Williams Arena to advance in the NIT.

02/26/2014

Gophers Outlast Hawkeyes

Minnesota defeated Iowa, 95-89, at the Barn on Tuesday night.

02/17/2014

Minnesota Beats Northwestern

Minnesota defeated Northwestern, 54-48, in Evanston, Ill.

02/12/2014

Raise the Barn: Ep. 5

Watch Episode 5 of Raise the Barn presented by Explore Minnesota.

02/07/2015

Minnesota vs. Purdue (USATSI)

Minnesota vs. Purdue (USATSI)

01/31/2015

Men's Basketball vs. Nebraska

January 31, 2015

01/06/2015

Minnesota vs. Ohio State (USATSI)

Minnesota vs. Ohio State (USATSI)

01/03/2015

Minnesota vs. Maryland (USATSI)

Minnesota vs. Maryland (USATSI)

12/31/2014

Minnesota @ Purdue

USATSI Photos men's basketball at Purdue -- 12/31/14

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Eliason Career Stats and Highs Get Acrobat Reader

2014-15 | Senior Season:
Appeared in 31 games, with two stars · Led the team in field goal shooting (.627) and was second in blocks (31) · posted four points and four rebounds against Louisville (11/14) · scored seven points and four rebounds vs. Western Kentucky (11/18) · contributed four points and a rebound vs. Franklin Pierce (11/20) · recorded seven rebounds, five points, one assist and a block vs. UMBC (11/22) · posted six rebounds, four points and two blocks at St. John's (11/26) · recorded five rebounds, four points and an assist vs. Georgia (11/28) · recorded six points, four rebounds, two assists and two steals at Wake Forest (12/2) · posted five rebounds, three points, one steal and a block vs. WCU (12/5) · scored four points, two steals and a block vs. North Dakota (12/8) · recorded seven points, three rebounds, two assists and two blocks vs. Southern (12/10) · scored eight points on perfect shooting and added four rebounds, one assist and a block vs. Seattle (12/19) · scored six points and six rebounds with two blocks and a steal vs. Furman (12/22) · recorded four points, three rebounds and a steal at Maryland (1/3) · scored five points and four rebounds against Ohio State (1/6) · scored three points with a rebound at Nebraska (1/20) · scored six points, five rebounds and three assists with a block at Penn State (1/28) · posted three rebounds and two points against Nebraska (1/31) · recorded five rebounds, two points and a block at Iowa (2/12).

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.