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Ellis announces retirement from Stampede; Idaho misses playoffs again

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Ellis announces retirement from Stampede; Idaho misses playoffs again

By Paul Gerke. CREATED Mar 29, 2014

Idaho basketball legend Jason Ellis announced his retirement from the NBA Developmental League Saturday night, before the Stampede's home finale.

Ellis scored six points and pulled down seven rebounds but Idaho lost to Reno 98-79, amassing its lowest point total of the season.

With the defeat, Idaho was eliminated from playoff contention. The Stampede have missed the postseason in five consecutive years.