Gained valuable experience last year as a backup at the point... A good shooter from three-point range... Needs to improve on the defensive end of the floor.
2011 SEASON (SO.):
Played in 21 games during his first year of eligibility at Utah State... Finished the year averaging 1.9 points, 0.6 assists and 0.5 rebounds, while shooting 33.3 percent from the field (14-42), 33.3 percent from three-point range (8-24) and 80.0 percent (4-5) at the free throw line in 7.3 minutes per game... Had his best game of the season at No. 14 Georgetown (12/4) as he scored a season-high six points going 2-of-3 from three-point range... Also had a season-high three rebounds against the Hoyas and played a season-high 19 minutes... Also scored six points against Montana Western (2/16) as he was 3-of-3 from the field... Had a season-high three assists against New Mexico State (1/22) and a season-high two steals at Louisiana Tech (3/5)... Scored five points three times during the season against Northeastern (11/27), New Mexico State (1/22) and Boise State (2/5).
Sat out the 2009-10 season to finish up some required course work.
Averaged approximately 12.0 points and 4.0 assists per game as a freshman as he led College of Sequoias to a 15-15 record.
Prepped at Newark Memorial High School in California and averaged 20.5 points, 5.0 assists and 3.0 rebounds per game as a senior and was named the Player of the Year in his conference... Was named one of the top 10 point guards and top 40 players in Northern California following his senior year... Also named one of the top 20 tournament players following the state playoffs... As a junior, he averaged 13.5 points and 3.0 assists per game.
Full name is Elleston James Farris... Born October 6, 1990 in Hayward, Calif... One of seven children of Ward and Lisa Farris... Majoring in interdisciplinary studies.