Pervis Ellison


Pervis Ellison: Kenny Payne has all my support

The Kenny Payne era at the University of Louisville is following a few themes. During his introductory press conference, the new head coach of the Cardinals mentioned the importance of creating a family culture within the program and often repeated that he will need the help of his UofL brothers as he works to restore the brand back to its rightful place among the nation’s elite.
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BOZICH | Recovering from COVID, Pervis Ellison has questions for Louisville

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — When Hubert Davis replaced Roy Williams as the North Carolina basketball coach, one of the earliest calls he made was to Pervis Ellison. After leading the University of Louisville to the 1986 NCAA title and being selected the No. 1 overall pick in the 1989 NBA Draft, Ellison has established himself in a new basketball career. He is director of the New Jersey Scholars, one of Nike’s premier AAU programs on the East Coast.

BOZICH | Who's got next? Pervis Ellison says D.J. Wagner does

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Pervis Ellison said, by the end of this summer, the best high school basketball player in the country will not be a senior. It will be D.J. Wagner, a junior as well as the grandson of Milt Wagner, Ellison’s teammate on the 1986 University of Louisville NCAA championship team.