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North Carolina A&T
Friday, Nov. 9
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LSU
Tuesday, Nov. 13
(W)82 - 61)
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UNCW
Friday, Nov. 16
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Johnson & Wales (North Carolina)
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Prairie View
Friday, Nov. 23
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Delaware
Saturday, Nov. 24
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Louisiana Tech
Tuesday, Nov. 27
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Greensboro College
Saturday, Dec. 1
1:00 PM
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Kentucky
Friday, Dec. 7
7:00 PM
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Elon
Wednesday, Dec. 12
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Coppin State
Saturday, Dec. 15
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North Alabama
Tuesday, Dec. 18
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Radford
Saturday, Dec. 22
3:00 PM
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Samford
Saturday, Dec. 29
5:00 PM
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Chattanooga
Saturday, Jan. 5
1:00 PM
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VMI
Thursday, Jan. 10
7:00 PM
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Wofford
Saturday, Jan. 12
5:00 PM
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Thursday, Jan. 17
7:30 PM
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Western Carolina
Saturday, Jan. 19
4:00 PM
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ETSU
Thursday, Jan. 24
7:00 PM
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The Citadel
Saturday, Jan. 26
5:00 PM
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Mercer
Thursday, Jan. 31
7:00 PM
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VMI
Thursday, Feb. 7
7:00 PM
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Samford
Saturday, Feb. 9
7:00 PM
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Chattanooga
Thursday, Feb. 14
7:30 PM
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Furman
Saturday, Feb. 16
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Wofford
Thursday, Feb. 21
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Western Carolina
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3:00 PM
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The Citadel
Saturday, Mar. 2
4:30 PM
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Mercer
Friday, Mar. 8
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Southern Conference
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Nicholas

Paulos

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Guard/Forward
Height: 6'7"
Weight: 185
Year: Senior
Hometown: Salt Lake City, Utah
High School: New Hampton Prep (N.H.)
Experience: 3 Letters

Bio

 2014-15 (Senior)
Started all 33 games this season … Fourth on the team in scoring at 10.6 points per game, which is a career-high … Leads the Southern Conference and ranks 12th in NCAA Division I with 1,178 minutes played … His minutes played are the most by a Spartan in a single season in program history … Ranked third in the SoCon with 91 3-pointers made and was third in the league in 3-point percentage at 43.3 percent (91-of-210) … Fifth on the team on the glass at 3.8 rebounds per game … Connected on 45.5 percent (120-of-264) from the field and 74.1 percent (20-of-27) from the free throw line … Dished out 54 assists and notched 24 steals … Scored in double figures 17 times and posted multiple 3-pointers in 24 of 31 games … Scored a season-high 24 points at Indiana (Nov. 28) as he hit 6-of-8 from 3-point land … Added 20 points at VMI (Feb. 3) as he was 5-of-6 from the field and 4-of-4 from 3-point land … Grabbed a season-high eight rebounds at Chattanooga (Jan. 24) … Dished out a season-high five assists at Mercer (Feb. 14) … Posted a seven-game stretch from Nov. 23-Dec. 16 where he scored in double figures, averaging 14.3 points per game during that stretch … Became the 21st player in UNCG men’s basketball history to reach 1,000-career point mark when he hit a second half 3-pointer against Samford (Feb. 26) … His 351points are a career-high, surpassing his 271 points set as a junior … His 91 3-pointers are also a career-high, topping his 69 long range shots set last year … Ranks third all-time with 262 3-pointers made and second all-time in UNCG history with 125 games played.

2013-14 (Junior)
Played and started all 32 games to earn his third letter … Averaged 8.5 points and 3.6 rebounds per game … Connected on 36.5 percent (69-of-189) from three-point land … His 36.5 percent shooting from distance ranked 15th in the Southern Conference … His 69 three-pointers made led the team and ranked sixth in the SoCon … Additionally, his 69 three-pointers are eighth all-time in UNCG single-season history while his 189 attempts are third all-time … Scored in double figures nine times … Score a season-high 27 points against Davidson (Jan. 18) … Set a UNCG record with a perfect 9-of-9 shooting from long range against Davidson … With a three-pointer in the game before and after, he hit 11 straight from distance at one point … Grabbed a season-high eight rebounds against Davidson … Scored 22 points against Presbyterian (Dec. 3) as he was 6-of-12 from long range and 8-of-14 from the field … Notched 21 points against James Madison, hitting 7-of-11 from three-point land … Played a career-high 38 minutes against Davidson (Jan. 18) and played over 30 minutes in 19 games … Led the team with 29.6 minutes played … Hit 16-of-18 (88.9%) from the free throw line … Dished out 32 assists, notched 14 steals and recorded 12 blocked shots … Named the BCBSNC Blue Chip Performer of the Week on two occasions.

2013 Spain Trip
Played and started all four games on the Spain trip … Averaged 8.0 points per game … Scored in double figures on two occasions … Tallied a trip-high 14 points against the Angola National Team and followed that up with 12 points against the Venezuela National Team … Connected on 38.1 percent (8-of-21) from 3-point land on the trip, including three 3-pointers against both national teams … Averaged 19.3 minutes per game.

2012-13 (Sophomore)
Played in all 31 games, including three starts, to earn his second letter … Fourth on the team in scoring at 8.0 points per game while also grabbing 2.7 rebounds per game in 20.0 minutes a game … Connected on 42.8 percent (83-of-194) from the field and 40.6 percent (63-of-155) from three-point land … His 40.6 percent long distance shooting ranked fifth in the SoCon while his 2.0 three-pointers per game ranked sixth … Also hit 82.6 percent (19-of-23) from the free throw line … Scored in double figures 10 times, including a career-high 30 points at Chattanooga (Feb. 21) …Against the Mocs, he set a UNCG single-game record with 10 three-pointers off the bench as he was 10-of-12 (83.3%) from long range in just 21 minutes of action … He hit his first four three-pointers of the game before hitting six straight on consecutive possessions in the second half for the single-gam erecord … His 10 three-pointers made were third most in a single-game in NCAA Division I on the year, while his 83.3 percent mark was 20th best in the country … Scored 26 points off the bench against Lees-McRae (Jan. 9) as he was 8-of-12 (66.7%) from distance in 24 minutes … Connected on 5-of-6 (83.3%) from three-point land against James Madison (Dec. 16) to finish with 15 points … Recorded 14 games with multiple three-pointers made … Grabbed a season-high seven rebounds against Georgia Southern (Feb. 27) and Elon (March 9) …Posted 22 steals on the year. 

2011-12 (Freshman)
Played in 29 games as a reserve to earn his first letter… Averaged 5.5 points and 2.1 rebounds per game while playing 13.8 minutes per contest … Scored in double figures five times, including a career-high 25 points against Towson (Nov.20) in 24 minutes … Connected on 9-of-15 (.600) from the field and 6-of-11 (.545) from three-point land in the victory… Scored 12 points against Richmond (Dec. 30), Samford (Feb.9) and Elon (Feb. 25) … Grabbed a career-high nine rebounds against Richmond … Connected on 34.8 percent (39-of-112) from three-point land … Posted 10 games with multiple 3-pointers … Perfect 9-of-9 from the free throw line… Played a career-high 25 minutes against Richmond while playing 24 minutes against Towson. 

Prior to UNCG
2010 graduate of Olympus High School in Holladay, Utah …spent a post-graduate season (2010-11) at New Hampton School in New Hampton, N.H., where he was coached by Pete Hutchins …earned second-team all-New England Prep School Athletic Conference honors at New Hampton … helped the Huskies to a 21-13 recordand a NEPSAC runner-up finish … played with four other Division I signees at New Hampton … earned first-teamAll-State honors as a senior at Olympus High after averaging 15.2points, 4.5 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game … led the state of Utah in three-point field goals (55) as a senior as Olympus went 18-4 and reached the state final four … Olympus also spent 16 consecutive weeks ranked as Utah’s No. 1 high school squad … two-time all-league selection picked for the Utah High School Coaches Association all-star game as a senior…  helped lead Olympus to a pair of regional championships … played AAU ball for Utah Pump N Run, helping lead them to a pair of state championships.

Personal
Nicholas Peter Paulos … born Feb. 26, 1992 in Salt Lake City, Utah … son of Bill and Julie Paulos … comes from an athletic family … father played basketball at Westminster College in the 70s and grandfather, Delmar Schick, was a running back and center fielder at the University of Utah … Majoring in communication studies.


  Minutes  Total  3-Point  F-Throws  Rebounds   
Year  gp-gs  min  avg  fg  fga  pct  fg  fga  pct  ft  fta  pct  off  def  tot  avg  pf  fo  ast  t/o  blk  stl  pts  avg 
2011-12   29-0  400  13.8  56  155  .361  39  112  .348  1.000  19  42  61  2.1  41  10  19  12  160  5.5 
2012-13   31-3  621  20.0  83  194  .428  63  155  .406  19  23  .826  19  66  85  2.7  62  16  24  22  248  8.0 
2013-14   32-32  948  29.6  93  222  .419  69  189  .365  16  18  .889  16  98  114  3.6  73  32  32  12  14  271  8.5 
2014-15   33-33  1178  35.7  120  264  .455  91  210  .433  20  27  .741  14  112  126  3.8  61  54  52  11  25  351  10.6 
TOTAL  125-68  3147  25.2  352  835  .422  262  666  .393  64  77  .831  68  318  386  3.1  237  112  127  38  73  1030  8.2 

SINGLE-GAME HIGHS [all-time ranking]:
Points: 30 [t-6th], at Chattanooga -- 02/21/13 
Rebounds: 9, at RICHMOND -- 12/30/11 
Assists: 5, at Mercer -- 2/14/15 
Steals: 4 [t-9th], at Western Carolina -- 1/10/15 
Blocks: 2, ETSU -- 02/12/15 
FG made: 10 [t-9th], at Chattanooga -- 02/21/13 
FG attempts: 15, vs Towson -- 11/20/11 
3FG made: 10 [1st], at Chattanooga -- 02/21/13 
3FG attempts: 12 [t-4th], 4 times
FT made: 4, Western Carolina -- 02/14/13 ; Claflin -- 12/11/13 
FT attempts: 4, Western Carolina -- 02/14/13 ; Claflin -- 12/11/13 

 

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