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16 Players, 16 Days - Junior Nicholas Paulos

Courtesy: UNCGSpartans.com
         
Release: November 05, 2013
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#31 Nicholas Paulos
Position: Guard/Forward
Height: 6'7"
Weight: 185
Year: Junior
Hometown: Salt Lake City, Utah
High School: New Hampton Prep (N.H.)
Experience: 2 Letters
 
 
 

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 …undecided on college major.


  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 
TOTAL  60-3  1021  17.0  139  349  .398  102  267  .382  28  32  .875  38  108  146  2.4  103  26  43  15  34  408  6.8 

SINGLE-GAME HIGHS:
Points: 30, at Chattanooga -- 02/21/13 
Rebounds: 9, at RICHMOND -- 12/30/11 
Assists: 2, 4 times
Steals: 3, Lees-McRae -- 1/9/13 
Blocks: 1, 15 times
FG made: 10, at Chattanooga -- 02/21/13 
FG attempts: 15, vs Towson -- 11/20/11 
3FG made: 10, at Chattanooga -- 02/21/13 
3FG attempts: 12, at Chattanooga -- 02/21/13 ; Lees-McRae --1/9/13 
FT made: 4, Western Carolina -- 02/14/13 
FT attempts: 4, Western Carolina -- 02/14/13
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