Ellis Johnson


# 12
Hometown: Ashland, KY (High)
Position: G Playing Height: 6-0 Playing Weight: 185
Date of Birth: August 8, 1910
Date of Death: August 5, 1990
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Game by Game Statistics
Prep Notes:
National High School Basket Ball Interscholastic All-American
Kentucky Career Notes:
Multi-Sport Player [Football, Baseball and Track]
Season Notes:
1931-32: All-Southern Conference
1932-33: All-American [Helms]; All-SEC [First Team]; All-SEC Tournament
Post-UK Career Notes:
Served in the Military
State of Kentucky Athletic Hall of Fame
University of Kentucky Athletic Hall of Fame

SeasonGames
Played
Total
Points
1930-31811
1931-321763
1932-332487
Total49161


Obituary - ELLIS JOHNSON, RUPP'S FIRST ALL-AMERICAN, DIES AT 79, Lexington Herald-Leader (August 7, 1990) by Jennifer Hewlett


All-American Ellis Johnson: 1911-1990, The Cats Pause Yearbook Vol. 11 (1990-91) by Russell Rice, pp. 164-165.



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