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 29
pts/g 9.1
fg % 69.6
3pt % 0.0
ft % 64.1
reb/g 5.1
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 1 Cornell W, 88-65
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
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 29 14
Games started 1 -
Minutes 585 276
Minutes per game 20.2 19.7
FG 103-148 41-66
FG Pct 69.6 62.1
3PT 0-1 0-1
3PT Pct 0.0 0.0
FT 59-92 24-35
FT Pct 64.1 68.6
Off rebounds 50 21
Def rebounds 99 54
Total rebounds 149 75
Rebounds per game 5.1 5.4
Personal fouls 52 17
Disqualifications 1 0
Assists 30 19
Turnovers 32 15
Assist to turnover ratio 0.9 1.3
Steals 15 7
Blocks 15 9
Points 265 106
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 vs. LSU   - - - - - - - - -
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 vs. LSU   - - - - - - - - - - - -
  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 29 1 20.2 3.6-5.1 69.6 0.0-0.0 0.0 2.0-3.2 64.1 9.1
Total 60 31 22.2 3.5-5.1 69.4 0.0-0.0 0.0 2.1-3.2 65.5 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 29 1 585 103-148 69.6 0-1 0.0 59-92 64.1 265
Total 60 31 1334 213-307 69.4 0-1 0.0 127-194 65.5 553
  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 29 1 20.2 7.0-10.1 69.6 0.0-0.1 0.0 4.0-6.3 64.1 18.1
Total 60 31 22.2 6.4-9.2 69.4 0.0-0.0 0.0 3.8-5.8 65.5 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 29 1 20.2 1.7 3.4 5.1 1.8 0.0 1.0 1.1 0.9 0.5 0.5
Total 60 31 22.2 1.7 3.1 4.8 2.2 0.1 1.0 1.1 1.0 0.6 0.5
  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 29 1 585 50 99 149 52 1 30 32 0.9 15 15
Total 60 31 1334 103 188 291 131 4 62 63 1.0 36 32
  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 29 1 20.2 3.4 6.8 10.2 3.6 0.1 2.1 2.2 0.9 1.0 1.0
Total 60 31 22.2 3.1 5.6 8.7 3.9 0.1 1.9 1.9 1.0 1.1 1.0
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 29 1 20.2 3.6-5.1 69.6 0.0-0.0 0.0 2.0-3.2 64.1 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 13 - 20.2 3.3-5.2 64.2 0.0-0.1 0.0 1.7-2.9 57.9 8.3
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 7 - 19.3 2.0-3.9 51.9 0.0-0.1 0.0 2.3-3.0 76.2 6.3
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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 6 - 19.3 2.2-3.5 61.9 0.0-0.0 - 2.0-2.8 70.6 6.3
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 29 1 585 103-148 69.6 0-1 0.0 59-92 64.1 265
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 13 - 262 43-67 64.2 0-1 0.0 22-38 57.9 108
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 7 - 135 14-27 51.9 0-1 0.0 16-21 76.2 44
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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 6 - 116 13-21 61.9 0-0 - 12-17 70.6 38
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 29 1 20.2 7.0-10.1 69.6 0.0-0.1 0.0 4.0-6.3 64.1 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 13 - 20.2 6.6-10.2 64.2 0.0-0.2 0.0 3.4-5.8 57.9 16.5
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 7 - 19.3 4.1-8.0 51.9 0.0-0.3 0.0 4.7-6.2 76.2 13.0
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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 6 - 19.3 4.5-7.2 61.9 0.0-0.0 - 4.1-5.9 70.6 13.1
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 29 1 20.2 1.7 3.4 5.1 1.8 0.0 1.0 1.1 0.9 0.5 0.5
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 13 - 20.2 1.6 3.5 5.2 1.8 0.1 1.2 1.0 1.2 0.5 0.4
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 7 - 19.3 1.1 3.6 4.7 2.1 0.1 1.1 1.1 1.0 0.3 0.4
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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 6 - 19.3 1.7 3.2 4.8 1.3 0.0 1.7 0.8 2.0 0.5 0.5
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 29 1 585 50 99 149 52 1 30 32 0.9 15 15
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 13 - 262 21 46 67 24 1 15 13 1.2 6 5
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 7 - 135 8 25 33 15 1 8 8 1.0 2 3
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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 6 - 116 10 19 29 8 0 10 5 2.0 3 3
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 29 1 20.2 3.4 6.8 10.2 3.6 0.1 2.1 2.2 0.9 1.0 1.0
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 13 - 20.2 3.2 7.0 10.2 3.7 0.2 2.3 2.0 1.2 0.9 0.8
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 7 - 19.3 2.4 7.4 9.8 4.4 0.3 2.4 2.4 1.0 0.6 0.9
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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 6 - 19.3 3.4 6.6 10.0 2.8 0.0 3.4 1.7 2.0 1.0 1.0