Florida Keys Weekly

April 20th, 2012
Ellis to Northland


Marathon basketball phenom signs letter of intent

Flanked by his family, coaches and school administration, Marathon High School senior Dwayne Ellis signed a letter of intent to play basketball at Northland Community & Technical College in Thief River Falls, Minnesota. Ellis a four year varsity letterman, averaged 22.5 points per game and 8.7 rebounds per game in his final season at Marathon High School.

“He is definitely up there – talent wise,” said MHS basketball coach Kevin Freeman. “The only thing we are worried about is the cold weather. Playing and school…I am not worried about him.”


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