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 14
pts/g 11.3
fg % 72.4
3pt % -
ft % 57.1
reb/g 5.2
a/g 0.7

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
Dec 20 at Monmouth W, 66-58
Dec 22 Iona W, 99-84
Jan 2 Kennesaw St. W, 92-65
Jan 5 at CSUN W, 94-90
Jan 8 Skidmore W, 88-59
Jan 19 at Brown W, 70-67
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 14 1
Games started 1 -
Minutes 284 19
Minutes per game 20.3 19.0
FG 63-87 5-10
FG Pct 72.4 50.0
3PT 0-0 0-0
3PT Pct - -
FT 32-56 1-3
FT Pct 57.1 33.3
Off rebounds 30 3
Def rebounds 43 3
Total rebounds 73 6
Rebounds per game 5.2 6.0
Personal fouls 31 1
Disqualifications 1 -
Assists 10 0
Turnovers 19 2
Assist to turnover ratio 0.5 0.0
Steals 8 1
Blocks 4 0
Points 158 11
Points per game 11.3 11.0
Points per 40 min 22.3 23.2
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   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 1 at Harvard   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 2 at Dartmouth   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 8 Princeton   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 9 Penn   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 15 at Columbia   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 16 at Cornell   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 22 Dartmouth   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 23 Harvard   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 1 Cornell   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 2 Columbia   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 8 at Penn   - - - - - - - - -
Mar 9 at Princeton   - - - - - - - - -
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   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 1 at Harvard   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 2 at Dartmouth   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 8 Princeton   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 9 Penn   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 15 at Columbia   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 16 at Cornell   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 22 Dartmouth   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 23 Harvard   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 1 Cornell   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 2 Columbia   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 8 at Penn   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 9 at Princeton   - - - - - - - - - - - -
  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 14 1 20.3 4.5-6.2 72.4 0.0-0.0 - 2.3-4.0 57.1 11.3
Total 45 31 23.0 3.8-5.5 70.3 0.0-0.0 - 2.2-3.5 63.3 9.9
  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 14 1 284 63-87 72.4 0-0 - 32-56 57.1 158
Total 45 31 1033 173-246 70.3 0-0 - 100-158 63.3 446
  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 14 1 20.3 8.9-12.3 72.4 0.0-0.0 - 4.5-7.9 57.1 22.3
Total 45 31 23.0 6.7-9.5 70.3 0.0-0.0 - 3.9-6.1 63.3 17.3
  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 14 1 20.3 2.1 3.1 5.2 2.2 0.1 0.7 1.4 0.5 0.6 0.3
Total 45 31 23.0 1.8 2.9 4.8 2.4 0.1 0.9 1.1 0.8 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 14 1 284 30 43 73 31 1 10 19 0.5 8 4
Total 45 31 1033 83 132 215 110 4 42 50 0.8 29 21
  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 14 1 20.3 4.2 6.1 10.3 4.4 0.1 1.4 2.7 0.5 1.1 0.6
Total 45 31 23.0 3.2 5.1 8.3 4.3 0.2 1.6 1.9 0.8 1.1 0.8
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 14 1 20.3 4.5-6.2 72.4 0.0-0.0 - 2.3-4.0 57.1 11.3
Conference 1 - 19.0 5.0-10.0 50.0 0.0-0.0 - 1.0-3.0 33.3 11.0
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
-
Home 5 1 20.8 6.0-8.0 75.0 0.0-0.0 - 3.6-5.6 64.3 15.6
Away 7 - 19.4 3.3-5.0 65.7 0.0-0.0 - 1.7-3.4 50.0 8.3
Neutral 2 - 22.0 5.0-6.0 83.3 0.0-0.0 - 1.0-2.0 50.0 11.0
-
Wins 11 1 20.4 5.0-6.7 74.3 0.0-0.0 - 2.3-4.2 54.3 12.3
Losses 3 - 20.0 2.7-4.3 61.5 0.0-0.0 - 2.3-3.3 70.0 7.7
-
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 4 1 21.0 5.0-7.5 66.7 0.0-0.0 - 3.2-5.5 59.1 13.3
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 14 1 284 63-87 72.4 0-0 - 32-56 57.1 158
Conference 1 - 19 5-10 50.0 0-0 - 1-3 33.3 11
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
-
Home 5 1 104 30-40 75.0 0-0 - 18-28 64.3 78
Away 7 - 136 23-35 65.7 0-0 - 12-24 50.0 58
Neutral 2 - 44 10-12 83.3 0-0 - 2-4 50.0 22
-
Wins 11 1 224 55-74 74.3 0-0 - 25-46 54.3 135
Losses 3 - 60 8-13 61.5 0-0 - 7-10 70.0 23
-
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 4 1 84 20-30 66.7 0-0 - 13-22 59.1 53
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 14 1 20.3 8.9-12.3 72.4 0.0-0.0 - 4.5-7.9 57.1 22.3
Conference 1 - 19.0 10.5-21.1 50.0 0.0-0.0 - 2.1-6.3 33.3 23.2
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
-
Home 5 1 20.8 11.5-15.4 75.0 0.0-0.0 - 6.9-10.8 64.3 30.0
Away 7 - 19.4 6.8-10.3 65.7 0.0-0.0 - 3.5-7.1 50.0 17.1
Neutral 2 - 22.0 9.1-10.9 83.3 0.0-0.0 - 1.8-3.6 50.0 20.0
-
Wins 11 1 20.4 9.8-13.2 74.3 0.0-0.0 - 4.5-8.2 54.3 24.1
Losses 3 - 20.0 5.3-8.7 61.5 0.0-0.0 - 4.7-6.7 70.0 15.3
-
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 4 1 21.0 9.5-14.3 66.7 0.0-0.0 - 6.2-10.5 59.1 25.2
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 14 1 20.3 2.1 3.1 5.2 2.2 0.1 0.7 1.4 0.5 0.6 0.3
Conference 1 - 19.0 3.0 3.0 6.0 1.0 - 0.0 2.0 0.0 1.0 0.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 1 20.8 3.4 3.0 6.4 1.8 0.0 0.8 1.8 0.4 0.6 0.4
Away 7 - 19.4 1.6 3.3 4.9 2.3 0.1 0.7 1.3 0.6 0.4 0.1
Neutral 2 - 22.0 1.0 2.5 3.5 3.0 - 0.5 0.5 1.0 1.0 0.5
-
Wins 11 1 20.4 2.5 3.2 5.7 1.8 0.0 0.6 1.3 0.5 0.7 0.4
Losses 3 - 20.0 0.7 2.7 3.3 3.7 0.3 1.0 1.7 0.6 0.0 0.0
-
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 4 1 21.0 2.5 3.8 6.3 1.0 0.0 0.5 1.3 0.4 1.0 0.3
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 14 1 284 30 43 73 31 1 10 19 0.5 8 4
Conference 1 - 19 3 3 6 1 - 0 2 0.0 1 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 1 104 17 15 32 9 0 4 9 0.4 3 2
Away 7 - 136 11 23 34 16 1 5 9 0.6 3 1
Neutral 2 - 44 2 5 7 6 - 1 1 1.0 2 1
-
Wins 11 1 224 28 35 63 20 0 7 14 0.5 8 4
Losses 3 - 60 2 8 10 11 1 3 5 0.6 0 0
-
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 4 1 84 10 15 25 4 0 2 5 0.4 4 1
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 14 1 20.3 4.2 6.1 10.3 4.4 0.1 1.4 2.7 0.5 1.1 0.6
Conference 1 - 19.0 6.3 6.3 12.6 2.1 0.0 0.0 4.2 0.0 2.1 0.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 5 1 20.8 6.5 5.8 12.3 3.5 0.0 1.5 3.5 0.4 1.2 0.8
Away 7 - 19.4 3.2 6.8 10.0 4.7 0.3 1.5 2.6 0.6 0.9 0.3
Neutral 2 - 22.0 1.8 4.5 6.4 5.5 0.0 0.9 0.9 1.0 1.8 0.9
-
Wins 11 1 20.4 5.0 6.3 11.3 3.6 0.0 1.3 2.5 0.5 1.4 0.7
Losses 3 - 20.0 1.3 5.3 6.7 7.3 0.7 2.0 3.3 0.6 0.0 0.0
-
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 4 1 21.0 4.8 7.1 11.9 1.9 0.0 1.0 2.4 0.4 1.9 0.5