Maurice H. "Bo" Ellis (born August 8, 1954) is an American former professional basketball player. After graduating from Chicago's Parker High School, Ellis, a 6-9 forward, played college basketball at Marquette University and won an NCAA Championship in 1977. An art major in college, Ellis created several different uniform designs worn by his team during the 1977 season. After graduating, he played three seasons of professional basketball for the Denver Nuggets of the NBA, averaging 3.6 points per game. He later held coaching positions at Marquette and Chicago State University. Recently, Ellis worked with the Chicago Public Schools' athletics administration.