20 Paul Atkinson
20 Paul Atkinson
Height: 6-10
Weight: 220
Year: So
Hometown: West Palm Beach, Fla.
High School: Westminster Academy
Position: F
gp 30
pts/g 9.1
fg % 69.7
3pt % 0.0
ft % 65.3
reb/g 5.0
a/g 1.0

2017-18: Led the Ivy League in field goal percentage (.692)... Sixth in the league in offensive rebounds (1.7 per game)... One of five players to appear in all 31 games... Started 30 games, the most of any newcomer... Third leading first year scorer in the league (9.3 ppg.)... Three time Ivy League Rookie of the Week selection... Posted first career double-double (20 points, 13 rebounds) at Penn... Hit a game-winning layup with three-tenths of a second left in an 80-79 home victory over Penn... Recipient of the team's John C. Cobb Outstanding Rookie Award.

Before Yale: Averaged 20.6 points, 13.1 rebounds, 3.1 assists at Westminster Academy… First team all-county and second team all-state selection… Sun Sentinel’s South Florida Player of the Year…Helped lead Westminster to Class 4A state championship… Scored 17 points and grabbed 12 rebounds in championship game… Named to USA Today Florida boys basketball second team… Played for Florida Vipers AAU team.

Personal: Volunteered at basketball camps at Westminster Academy.

Why Yale? “Because it felt like the best place for me. I mean Yale is Yale and you can’t beat it, as well as the growing basketball team that I think can shock the world.”

 

Recent Games
Mar 2 Columbia L, 83-75
Mar 8 at Penn L, 77-66
Mar 9 at Princeton W, 81-59
Mar 16 Princeton W, 83-77
Mar 17 vs. Harvard W, 97-85
Mar 21 at LSU L, 79-74
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 30 14
Games started 1 -
Minutes 604 276
Minutes per game 20.1 19.7
FG 106-152 41-66
FG Pct 69.7 62.1
3PT 0-1 0-1
3PT Pct 0.0 0.0
FT 62-95 24-35
FT Pct 65.3 68.6
Off rebounds 50 21
Def rebounds 100 54
Total rebounds 150 75
Rebounds per game 5.0 5.4
Personal fouls 55 17
Disqualifications 1 0
Assists 30 19
Turnovers 33 15
Assist to turnover ratio 0.9 1.3
Steals 15 7
Blocks 17 9
Points 274 106
Points per game 9.1 7.6
Points per 40 min 18.1 15.4
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 5 vs. Chinese University All Stars W, 93-84 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 vs. California W, 76-59 - 20 2-2 100.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 5
Nov 17 at Memphis L, 109-102 - 18 4-4 100.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 8
Nov 21 at Vermont L, 79-70 - 23 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 5-6 83.3 7
Nov 28 at Bryant W, 103-61 - 13 4-5 80.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 8
Dec 1 vs. Miami (Fla.) W, 77-73 - 24 8-10 80.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 17
Dec 5 Lehigh W, 97-87 - 20 1-4 25.0 0-0 - 3-6 50.0 5
Dec 8 at Duke L, 91-58 - 19 3-6 50.0 0-0 - 2-4 50.0 8
Dec 11 Albany W, 71-63 - 21 9-12 75.0 0-0 - 2-5 40.0 20
Dec 20 at Monmouth W, 66-58 - 22 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 2-4 50.0 4
Dec 22 Iona W, 99-84 - 20 10-10 100.0 0-0 - 3-5 60.0 23
Jan 2 Kennesaw St. W, 92-65 1 25 6-10 60.0 0-0 - 4-6 66.7 16
Jan 5 at CSUN W, 94-90 - 22 5-6 83.3 0-0 - 2-7 28.6 12
Jan 8 Skidmore W, 88-59 - 18 4-4 100.0 0-0 - 6-6 100.0 14
Jan 19 at Brown W, 70-67 - 19 5-10 50.0 0-0 - 1-3 33.3 11
Jan 25 Brown W, 79-71 - 17 3-3 100.0 0-0 - 2-4 50.0 8
Feb 1 at Harvard L, 65-49 - 20 3-6 50.0 0-1 0.0 1-1 100.0 7
Feb 2 at Dartmouth W, 89-68 - 19 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 5
Feb 8 Princeton W, 74-60 - 18 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Feb 9 Penn W, 78-65 - 23 3-4 75.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 8
Feb 15 at Columbia W, 70-64 - 22 3-3 100.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 8
Feb 16 at Cornell W, 98-92 - 28 9-13 69.2 0-0 - 5-6 83.3 23
Feb 22 Dartmouth W, 77-59 - 21 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Feb 23 Harvard L, 88-86 - 17 2-3 66.7 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 6
Mar 1 Cornell W, 88-65 - 16 6-9 66.7 0-0 - 2-4 50.0 14
Mar 2 Columbia L, 83-75 - 19 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 5-6 83.3 5
Mar 8 at Penn L, 77-66 - 19 1-4 25.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 3
Mar 9 at Princeton W, 81-59 - 18 2-2 100.0 0-0 - 0-1 0.0 4
Mar 16 Princeton W, 83-77 - 23 2-3 66.7 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Mar 17 vs. Harvard W, 97-85 - 21 2-2 100.0 0-0 - 4-4 100.0 8
Mar 21 at LSU L, 79-74 - 19 3-4 75.0 0-0 - 3-3 100.0 9
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 5 vs. Chinese University All Stars W, 93-84 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 9 vs. California W, 76-59 - 20 0 2 2 1 1 1.0 1 1 4 -
Nov 17 at Memphis L, 109-102 - 18 0 1 1 1 1 1.0 0 0 5 1
Nov 21 at Vermont L, 79-70 - 23 0 4 4 1 2 0.5 0 0 3 -
Nov 28 at Bryant W, 103-61 - 13 0 3 3 1 0 - 0 0 2 -
Dec 1 vs. Miami (Fla.) W, 77-73 - 24 2 3 5 0 0 - 1 0 2 -
Dec 5 Lehigh W, 97-87 - 20 5 2 7 2 1 2.0 0 1 1 0
Dec 8 at Duke L, 91-58 - 19 2 3 5 1 2 0.5 0 0 3 -
Dec 11 Albany W, 71-63 - 21 2 7 9 0 1 0.0 0 0 2 0
Dec 20 at Monmouth W, 66-58 - 22 4 2 6 0 2 0.0 1 1 2 -
Dec 22 Iona W, 99-84 - 20 5 1 6 1 4 0.3 1 0 3 0
Jan 2 Kennesaw St. W, 92-65 1 25 2 3 5 0 1 0.0 1 1 1 0
Jan 5 at CSUN W, 94-90 - 22 2 7 9 1 0 - 1 0 0 -
Jan 8 Skidmore W, 88-59 - 18 3 2 5 1 2 0.5 1 0 2 0
Jan 19 at Brown W, 70-67 - 19 3 3 6 0 2 0.0 1 0 1 -
Jan 25 Brown W, 79-71 - 17 0 3 3 0 1 0.0 1 2 2 0
Feb 1 at Harvard L, 65-49 - 20 1 6 7 0 0 - 2 2 2 0
Feb 2 at Dartmouth W, 89-68 - 19 0 2 2 2 0 - 0 0 2 -
Feb 8 Princeton W, 74-60 - 18 0 4 4 0 2 0.0 0 2 3 -
Feb 9 Penn W, 78-65 - 23 2 5 7 2 0 - 0 0 1 0
Feb 15 at Columbia W, 70-64 - 22 1 4 5 0 3 0.0 0 1 1 -
Feb 16 at Cornell W, 98-92 - 28 5 5 10 2 0 - 0 0 0 -
Feb 22 Dartmouth W, 77-59 - 21 0 6 6 3 2 1.5 1 1 1 0
Feb 23 Harvard L, 88-86 - 17 1 2 3 1 0 - 0 0 1 0
Mar 1 Cornell W, 88-65 - 16 3 3 6 1 2 0.5 1 0 0 0
Mar 2 Columbia L, 83-75 - 19 2 5 7 2 2 1.0 0 0 0 0
Mar 8 at Penn L, 77-66 - 19 2 4 6 2 1 2.0 0 1 1 -
Mar 9 at Princeton W, 81-59 - 18 1 2 3 4 0 - 1 0 2 -
Mar 16 Princeton W, 83-77 - 23 1 4 5 1 0 - 1 2 3 0
Mar 17 vs. Harvard W, 97-85 - 21 1 1 2 0 0 - 0 0 2 0
Mar 21 at LSU L, 79-74 - 19 0 1 1 0 1 0.0 0 2 3 -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2017-18 31 30 24.2 3.5-5.1 69.2 0.0-0.0 - 2.2-3.3 66.7 9.3
2018-19 30 1 20.1 3.5-5.1 69.7 0.0-0.0 0.0 2.1-3.2 65.3 9.1
Total 61 31 22.2 3.5-5.1 69.5 0.0-0.0 0.0 2.1-3.2 66.0 9.2
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2017-18 31 30 749 110-159 69.2 0-0 - 68-102 66.7 288
2018-19 30 1 604 106-152 69.7 0-1 0.0 62-95 65.3 274
Total 61 31 1353 216-311 69.5 0-1 0.0 130-197 66.0 562
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2017-18 31 30 24.2 5.9-8.5 69.2 0.0-0.0 - 3.6-5.4 66.7 15.4
2018-19 30 1 20.1 7.0-10.1 69.7 0.0-0.1 0.0 4.1-6.3 65.3 18.1
Total 61 31 22.2 6.4-9.2 69.5 0.0-0.0 0.0 3.8-5.8 66.0 16.6
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2017-18 31 30 24.2 1.7 2.9 4.6 2.5 0.1 1.0 1.0 1.0 0.7 0.5
2018-19 30 1 20.1 1.7 3.3 5.0 1.8 0.0 1.0 1.1 0.9 0.5 0.6
Total 61 31 22.2 1.7 3.1 4.8 2.2 0.1 1.0 1.0 1.0 0.6 0.6
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2017-18 31 30 749 53 89 142 79 3 32 31 1.0 21 17
2018-19 30 1 604 50 100 150 55 1 30 33 0.9 15 17
Total 61 31 1353 103 189 292 134 4 62 64 1.0 36 34
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2017-18 31 30 24.2 2.8 4.8 7.6 4.2 0.2 1.7 1.7 1.0 1.1 0.9
2018-19 30 1 20.1 3.3 6.6 9.9 3.6 0.1 2.0 2.2 0.9 1.0 1.1
Total 61 31 22.2 3.0 5.6 8.6 4.0 0.1 1.8 1.9 1.0 1.1 1.0
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 30 1 20.1 3.5-5.1 69.7 0.0-0.0 0.0 2.1-3.2 65.3 9.1
Conference 14 - 19.7 2.9-4.7 62.1 0.0-0.1 0.0 1.7-2.5 68.6 7.6
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 13 1 19.8 3.7-5.2 71.6 0.0-0.0 - 2.4-3.5 67.4 9.8
Away 14 - 20.1 3.3-5.1 64.8 0.0-0.1 0.0 1.8-2.9 61.0 8.4
Neutral 3 - 21.7 4.0-4.7 85.7 0.0-0.0 - 2.0-2.7 75.0 10.0
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Wins 22 1 20.5 4.0-5.5 73.6 0.0-0.0 - 2.0-3.2 60.6 10.0
Losses 8 - 19.3 2.1-3.9 54.8 0.0-0.1 0.0 2.4-3.0 79.2 6.6
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November 4 - 18.5 2.8-3.5 78.6 0.0-0.0 - 1.5-2.0 75.0 7.0
December 6 - 21.0 5.3-7.2 74.4 0.0-0.0 - 2.2-4.3 50.0 12.8
January 5 1 20.2 4.6-6.6 69.7 0.0-0.0 - 3.0-5.2 57.7 12.2
February 8 - 21.0 3.0-4.6 64.9 0.0-0.1 0.0 1.6-1.9 86.7 7.6
March 7 - 19.3 2.3-3.6 64.0 0.0-0.0 - 2.1-2.9 75.0 6.7
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 30 1 604 106-152 69.7 0-1 0.0 62-95 65.3 274
Conference 14 - 276 41-66 62.1 0-1 0.0 24-35 68.6 106
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 13 1 258 48-67 71.6 0-0 - 31-46 67.4 127
Away 14 - 281 46-71 64.8 0-1 0.0 25-41 61.0 117
Neutral 3 - 65 12-14 85.7 0-0 - 6-8 75.0 30
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Wins 22 1 450 89-121 73.6 0-0 - 43-71 60.6 221
Losses 8 - 154 17-31 54.8 0-1 0.0 19-24 79.2 53
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November 4 - 74 11-14 78.6 0-0 - 6-8 75.0 28
December 6 - 126 32-43 74.4 0-0 - 13-26 50.0 77
January 5 1 101 23-33 69.7 0-0 - 15-26 57.7 61
February 8 - 168 24-37 64.9 0-1 0.0 13-15 86.7 61
March 7 - 135 16-25 64.0 0-0 - 15-20 75.0 47
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 30 1 20.1 7.0-10.1 69.7 0.0-0.1 0.0 4.1-6.3 65.3 18.1
Conference 14 - 19.7 5.9-9.6 62.1 0.0-0.1 0.0 3.5-5.1 68.6 15.4
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 13 1 19.8 7.4-10.4 71.6 0.0-0.0 - 4.8-7.1 67.4 19.7
Away 14 - 20.1 6.5-10.1 64.8 0.0-0.1 0.0 3.6-5.8 61.0 16.7
Neutral 3 - 21.7 7.4-8.6 85.7 0.0-0.0 - 3.7-4.9 75.0 18.5
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Wins 22 1 20.5 7.9-10.8 73.6 0.0-0.0 - 3.8-6.3 60.6 19.6
Losses 8 - 19.3 4.4-8.1 54.8 0.0-0.3 0.0 4.9-6.2 79.2 13.8
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November 4 - 18.5 5.9-7.6 78.6 0.0-0.0 - 3.2-4.3 75.0 15.1
December 6 - 21.0 10.2-13.7 74.4 0.0-0.0 - 4.1-8.3 50.0 24.4
January 5 1 20.2 9.1-13.1 69.7 0.0-0.0 - 5.9-10.3 57.7 24.2
February 8 - 21.0 5.7-8.8 64.9 0.0-0.2 0.0 3.1-3.6 86.7 14.5
March 7 - 19.3 4.7-7.4 64.0 0.0-0.0 - 4.4-5.9 75.0 13.9
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 30 1 20.1 1.7 3.3 5.0 1.8 0.0 1.0 1.1 0.9 0.5 0.6
Conference 14 - 19.7 1.5 3.9 5.4 1.2 0.0 1.4 1.1 1.3 0.5 0.6
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 13 1 19.8 2.0 3.6 5.6 1.5 0.0 1.1 1.4 0.8 0.5 0.7
Away 14 - 20.1 1.5 3.4 4.9 1.9 0.1 1.1 1.0 1.1 0.4 0.5
Neutral 3 - 21.7 1.0 2.0 3.0 2.7 0.0 0.3 0.3 1.0 0.7 0.3
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Wins 22 1 20.5 1.9 3.4 5.3 1.7 0.0 1.0 1.1 0.9 0.6 0.5
Losses 8 - 19.3 1.0 3.3 4.3 2.3 0.1 1.0 1.1 0.9 0.3 0.6
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November 4 - 18.5 0.0 2.5 2.5 3.5 0.3 1.0 1.0 1.0 0.3 0.3
December 6 - 21.0 3.3 3.0 6.3 2.2 0.0 0.7 1.7 0.4 0.5 0.3
January 5 1 20.2 2.0 3.6 5.6 1.2 0.0 0.4 1.2 0.3 1.0 0.6
February 8 - 21.0 1.3 4.3 5.5 1.4 0.0 1.3 0.9 1.4 0.4 0.8
March 7 - 19.3 1.4 2.9 4.3 1.6 0.0 1.4 0.9 1.7 0.4 0.7
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 30 1 604 50 100 150 55 1 30 33 0.9 15 17
Conference 14 - 276 21 54 75 17 0 19 15 1.3 7 9
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 13 1 258 26 47 73 20 0 14 18 0.8 7 9
Away 14 - 281 21 47 68 27 1 15 14 1.1 6 7
Neutral 3 - 65 3 6 9 8 0 1 1 1.0 2 1
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Wins 22 1 450 42 74 116 37 0 22 24 0.9 13 12
Losses 8 - 154 8 26 34 18 1 8 9 0.9 2 5
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November 4 - 74 0 10 10 14 1 4 4 1.0 1 1
December 6 - 126 20 18 38 13 0 4 10 0.4 3 2
January 5 1 101 10 18 28 6 0 2 6 0.3 5 3
February 8 - 168 10 34 44 11 0 10 7 1.4 3 6
March 7 - 135 10 20 30 11 0 10 6 1.7 3 5
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 30 1 20.1 3.3 6.6 9.9 3.6 0.1 2.0 2.2 0.9 1.0 1.1
Conference 14 - 19.7 3.0 7.8 10.9 2.5 0.0 2.8 2.2 1.3 1.0 1.3
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 13 1 19.8 4.0 7.3 11.3 3.1 0.0 2.2 2.8 0.8 1.1 1.4
Away 14 - 20.1 3.0 6.7 9.7 3.8 0.1 2.1 2.0 1.1 0.9 1.0
Neutral 3 - 21.7 1.8 3.7 5.5 4.9 0.0 0.6 0.6 1.0 1.2 0.6
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Wins 22 1 20.5 3.7 6.6 10.3 3.3 0.0 2.0 2.1 0.9 1.2 1.1
Losses 8 - 19.3 2.1 6.8 8.8 4.7 0.3 2.1 2.3 0.9 0.5 1.3
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November 4 - 18.5 0.0 5.4 5.4 7.6 0.5 2.2 2.2 1.0 0.5 0.5
December 6 - 21.0 6.3 5.7 12.1 4.1 0.0 1.3 3.2 0.4 1.0 0.6
January 5 1 20.2 4.0 7.1 11.1 2.4 0.0 0.8 2.4 0.3 2.0 1.2
February 8 - 21.0 2.4 8.1 10.5 2.6 0.0 2.4 1.7 1.4 0.7 1.4
March 7 - 19.3 3.0 5.9 8.9 3.3 0.0 3.0 1.8 1.7 0.9 1.5