USC shooting guard Boogie Ellis was named to the 2024 Jerry West Award watch list, which recognizes the top collegiate shooting guards in the country. The announcement was made by the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame.
The annual award is named in honor of 1980 Hall of Famer and 1959 NCAA Final Four MVP Jerry West, “The Logo” of the NBA and Zeke from Cabin Creek.
Ellis is a fifth-year guard. He led USC with a 17.7 points-per-game average last season and was named to the 2022-23 Pac-12 All-Conference First Team. He finished fourth in the Pac-12 in scoring and tied for first in 3-pointers made with 83.
The San Diego native was also second among Trojans with 46 steals and 102 assists.
Before USC, Ellis played in all 28 games for Memphis, averaging 10.2 points per game and being named AAC Co-Sixth Man of the Year.
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Oklahoma fans were right about Lincoln Riley, at least for this specific season.
Lincoln Riley did not assemble an elite 2023 roster, which surprised us and a lot of other observers.
Is USC ready to win in 2024 with Miller Moss or Malachi Nelson at quarterback? Lincoln Riley has to be honest about how he answers that question.
— B/R Hoops (@brhoops) October 26, 2023
Brent Venables is coaching Oklahoma far better this year than Lincoln Riley is coaching USC. It’s up to Riley to change that reality.