20 Paul Atkinson
20 Paul Atkinson
Height: 6-10
Weight: 220
Year: Fy.
Hometown: West Palm Beach, Fla.
High School: Westminster Academy
Position: F
gp 31
pts/g 9.3
fg % 69.2
3pt % -
ft % 66.7
reb/g 4.6
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
Feb 17 at Harvard L, 64-49
Feb 23 at Cornell W, 82-80
Feb 24 at Columbia W, 83-73
Mar 2 Penn W, 80-79
Mar 3 Princeton W, 94-90
Mar 10 at Penn L, 80-57
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 31 14
Games started 30 13
Minutes 749 371
Minutes per game 24.2 26.5
FG 110-159 46-70
FG Pct 69.2 65.7
3PT 0-0 0-0
3PT Pct - -
FT 68-102 33-45
FT Pct 66.7 73.3
Off rebounds 53 17
Def rebounds 89 48
Total rebounds 142 65
Rebounds per game 4.6 4.6
Personal fouls 79 35
Disqualifications 3 2
Assists 32 17
Turnovers 31 19
Assist to turnover ratio 1.0 0.9
Steals 21 11
Blocks 17 9
Points 288 125
Points per game 9.3 8.9
Points per 40 min 15.4 13.5
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Oct 26 Blue Madness   - - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 at Creighton L, 92-76 1 22 6-10 60.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 12
Nov 12 at Wisconsin L, 89-61 1 16 1-5 20.0 0-0 - 3-4 75.0 5
Nov 14 South Carolina St. W, 86-54 1 24 2-2 100.0 0-0 - 2-4 50.0 6
Nov 17 at Albany L, 80-72 1 22 2-3 66.7 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Nov 19 Curry W, 107-42 1 16 6-8 75.0 0-0 - 1-3 33.3 13
Nov 22 at Alcorn St. W, 87-73 1 22 3-3 100.0 0-0 - 7-8 87.5 13
Nov 25 Vermont L, 79-73 1 17 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 3
Nov 27 at Delaware W, 76-66 1 22 4-6 66.7 0-0 - 0-1 0.0 8
Nov 29 Bryant W, 84-67 1 24 4-5 80.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 9
Dec 2 at TCU L, 92-66 1 29 6-8 75.0 0-0 - 3-4 75.0 15
Dec 6 at Lehigh W, 86-77 1 20 4-7 57.1 0-0 - 0-1 0.0 8
Dec 9 at St. Bonaventure L, 75-67 1 28 3-3 100.0 0-0 - 8-12 66.7 14
Dec 12 at Iona L, 83-67 1 22 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 0-2 0.0 2
Dec 22 Monmouth L, 85-64 1 18 4-4 100.0 0-0 - 2-4 50.0 10
Dec 30 at Kennesaw St. W, 89-74 1 28 10-12 83.3 0-0 - 0-0 - 20
Jan 6 at Georgia Tech L, 74-60 1 27 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 6-8 75.0 10
Jan 12 Brown W, 78-72 1 28 4-5 80.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 9
Jan 19 at Brown L, 81-80 1 26 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 2-3 66.7 4
Jan 26 Harvard L, 54-52 1 33 2-5 40.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Jan 27 Dartmouth W, 74-64 1 29 2-2 100.0 0-0 - 2-3 66.7 6
Feb 2 at Princeton L, 76-73 1 17 2-2 100.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 6
Feb 3 at Penn L, 59-50 1 35 6-12 50.0 0-0 - 8-8 100.0 20
Feb 9 Columbia W, 88-84 1 10 2-3 66.7 0-0 - 2-4 50.0 6
Feb 10 Cornell W, 74-65 1 31 4-4 100.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 10
Feb 16 at Dartmouth W, 77-65 1 25 5-6 83.3 0-0 - 3-5 60.0 13
Feb 17 at Harvard L, 64-49 1 28 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 3-6 50.0 5
Feb 23 at Cornell W, 82-80 1 23 2-7 28.6 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Feb 24 at Columbia W, 83-73 1 22 2-5 40.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Mar 2 Penn W, 80-79 1 33 6-6 100.0 0-0 - 5-7 71.4 17
Mar 3 Princeton W, 94-90 - 31 7-9 77.8 0-0 - 3-3 100.0 17
Mar 10 at Penn L, 80-57 1 21 5-5 100.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 11
Mar 11 vs. Ivy League Tournament   - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Oct 26 Blue Madness   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 at Creighton L, 92-76 1 22 1 2 3 0 0 - 0 1 4 -
Nov 12 at Wisconsin L, 89-61 1 16 3 2 5 0 0 - 0 0 5 1
Nov 14 South Carolina St. W, 86-54 1 24 5 5 10 3 2 1.5 1 1 3 0
Nov 17 at Albany L, 80-72 1 22 0 3 3 0 2 0.0 0 2 4 -
Nov 19 Curry W, 107-42 1 16 5 4 9 3 0 - 1 1 0 0
Nov 22 at Alcorn St. W, 87-73 1 22 2 0 2 1 0 - 1 0 2 -
Nov 25 Vermont L, 79-73 1 17 0 3 3 0 1 0.0 1 0 2 0
Nov 27 at Delaware W, 76-66 1 22 1 2 3 1 1 1.0 2 0 1 -
Nov 29 Bryant W, 84-67 1 24 1 2 3 1 0 - 2 0 2 -
Dec 2 at TCU L, 92-66 1 29 5 4 9 0 1 0.0 1 0 3 -
Dec 6 at Lehigh W, 86-77 1 20 2 4 6 2 0 - 0 0 3 -
Dec 9 at St. Bonaventure L, 75-67 1 28 1 1 2 1 3 0.3 0 2 1 0
Dec 12 at Iona L, 83-67 1 22 1 4 5 0 0 - 0 0 0 -
Dec 22 Monmouth L, 85-64 1 18 3 0 3 0 1 0.0 1 0 4 0
Dec 30 at Kennesaw St. W, 89-74 1 28 2 3 5 1 0 - 0 0 3 -
Jan 6 at Georgia Tech L, 74-60 1 27 2 1 3 2 0 - 0 1 4 -
Jan 12 Brown W, 78-72 1 28 2 3 5 0 2 0.0 2 0 4 -
Jan 19 at Brown L, 81-80 1 26 0 5 5 0 2 0.0 0 0 5 1
Jan 26 Harvard L, 54-52 1 33 3 2 5 2 0 - 0 0 2 0
Jan 27 Dartmouth W, 74-64 1 29 0 3 3 0 1 0.0 3 1 5 1
Feb 2 at Princeton L, 76-73 1 17 0 1 1 1 1 1.0 1 0 0 -
Feb 3 at Penn L, 59-50 1 35 2 11 13 1 0 - 1 1 1 -
Feb 9 Columbia W, 88-84 1 10 0 0 0 1 1 1.0 0 0 3 0
Feb 10 Cornell W, 74-65 1 31 1 4 5 0 2 0.0 0 1 2 0
Feb 16 at Dartmouth W, 77-65 1 25 2 5 7 1 2 0.5 1 0 3 -
Feb 17 at Harvard L, 64-49 1 28 3 2 5 1 3 0.3 0 0 1 -
Feb 23 at Cornell W, 82-80 1 23 1 1 2 2 1 2.0 0 2 4 -
Feb 24 at Columbia W, 83-73 1 22 1 2 3 2 1 2.0 1 1 2 -
Mar 2 Penn W, 80-79 1 33 1 5 6 3 2 1.5 0 3 1 0
Mar 3 Princeton W, 94-90 - 31 1 4 5 3 1 3.0 2 0 2 0
Mar 10 at Penn L, 80-57 1 21 2 1 3 0 1 0.0 0 0 3 -
Mar 11 vs. Ivy League Tournament   - - - - - - - - - - - -
  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 31 30 24.2 3.5-5.1 69.2 0.0-0.0 - 2.2-3.3 66.7 9.3
Conference 14 13 26.5 3.3-5.0 65.7 0.0-0.0 - 2.4-3.2 73.3 8.9
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 12 11 24.5 3.7-4.7 78.6 0.0-0.0 - 1.8-3.0 61.1 9.2
Away 19 19 23.9 3.5-5.4 64.1 0.0-0.0 - 2.4-3.5 69.7 9.4
Neutral - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Wins 16 15 24.3 4.2-5.6 74.4 0.0-0.0 - 1.8-2.8 64.4 10.2
Losses 15 15 24.1 2.9-4.6 62.3 0.0-0.0 - 2.6-3.8 68.4 8.3
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November 9 9 20.6 3.2-5.0 64.4 0.0-0.0 - 1.7-2.7 62.5 8.1
December 6 6 24.2 4.7-5.8 80.0 0.0-0.0 - 2.2-3.8 56.5 11.5
January 5 5 28.6 2.2-3.6 61.1 0.0-0.0 - 2.2-3.2 68.8 6.6
February 8 8 23.9 3.0-5.1 58.5 0.0-0.0 - 2.5-3.4 74.1 8.5
March 3 2 28.3 6.0-6.7 90.0 0.0-0.0 - 3.0-4.0 75.0 15.0
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 31 30 749 110-159 69.2 0-0 - 68-102 66.7 288
Conference 14 13 371 46-70 65.7 0-0 - 33-45 73.3 125
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 12 11 294 44-56 78.6 0-0 - 22-36 61.1 110
Away 19 19 455 66-103 64.1 0-0 - 46-66 69.7 178
Neutral - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Wins 16 15 388 67-90 74.4 0-0 - 29-45 64.4 163
Losses 15 15 361 43-69 62.3 0-0 - 39-57 68.4 125
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November 9 9 185 29-45 64.4 0-0 - 15-24 62.5 73
December 6 6 145 28-35 80.0 0-0 - 13-23 56.5 69
January 5 5 143 11-18 61.1 0-0 - 11-16 68.8 33
February 8 8 191 24-41 58.5 0-0 - 20-27 74.1 68
March 3 2 85 18-20 90.0 0-0 - 9-12 75.0 45
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 31 30 24.2 5.9-8.5 69.2 0.0-0.0 - 3.6-5.4 66.7 15.4
Conference 14 13 26.5 5.0-7.5 65.7 0.0-0.0 - 3.6-4.9 73.3 13.5
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 12 11 24.5 6.0-7.6 78.6 0.0-0.0 - 3.0-4.9 61.1 15.0
Away 19 19 23.9 5.8-9.1 64.1 0.0-0.0 - 4.0-5.8 69.7 15.6
Neutral - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Wins 16 15 24.3 6.9-9.3 74.4 0.0-0.0 - 3.0-4.6 64.4 16.8
Losses 15 15 24.1 4.8-7.6 62.3 0.0-0.0 - 4.3-6.3 68.4 13.9
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November 9 9 20.6 6.3-9.7 64.4 0.0-0.0 - 3.2-5.2 62.5 15.8
December 6 6 24.2 7.7-9.7 80.0 0.0-0.0 - 3.6-6.3 56.5 19.0
January 5 5 28.6 3.1-5.0 61.1 0.0-0.0 - 3.1-4.5 68.8 9.2
February 8 8 23.9 5.0-8.6 58.5 0.0-0.0 - 4.2-5.7 74.1 14.2
March 3 2 28.3 8.5-9.4 90.0 0.0-0.0 - 4.2-5.6 75.0 21.2
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 31 30 24.2 1.7 2.9 4.6 2.5 0.1 1.0 1.0 1.0 0.7 0.5
Conference 14 13 26.5 1.2 3.4 4.6 2.5 0.1 1.2 1.4 0.9 0.8 0.6
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 12 11 24.5 1.8 2.9 4.8 2.5 0.1 1.3 1.1 1.2 1.1 0.6
Away 19 19 23.9 1.6 2.8 4.5 2.6 0.1 0.8 0.9 0.9 0.4 0.5
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 16 15 24.3 1.7 2.9 4.6 2.5 0.1 1.5 1.0 1.5 1.0 0.6
Losses 15 15 24.1 1.7 2.8 4.5 2.6 0.1 0.5 1.0 0.5 0.3 0.5
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November 9 9 20.6 2.0 2.6 4.6 2.6 0.1 1.0 0.7 1.5 0.9 0.6
December 6 6 24.2 2.3 2.7 5.0 2.3 0.0 0.7 0.8 0.8 0.3 0.3
January 5 5 28.6 1.4 2.8 4.2 4.0 0.4 0.8 1.0 0.8 1.0 0.4
February 8 8 23.9 1.3 3.3 4.5 2.0 0.0 1.1 1.4 0.8 0.5 0.6
March 3 2 28.3 1.3 3.3 4.7 2.0 0.0 2.0 1.3 1.5 0.7 1.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 31 30 749 53 89 142 79 3 32 31 1.0 21 17
Conference 14 13 371 17 48 65 35 2 17 19 0.9 11 9
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 12 11 294 22 35 57 30 1 16 13 1.2 13 7
Away 19 19 455 31 54 85 49 2 16 18 0.9 8 10
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 16 15 388 27 47 74 40 1 24 16 1.5 16 10
Losses 15 15 361 26 42 68 39 2 8 15 0.5 5 7
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November 9 9 185 18 23 41 23 1 9 6 1.5 8 5
December 6 6 145 14 16 30 14 0 4 5 0.8 2 2
January 5 5 143 7 14 21 20 2 4 5 0.8 5 2
February 8 8 191 10 26 36 16 0 9 11 0.8 4 5
March 3 2 85 4 10 14 6 0 6 4 1.5 2 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 31 30 24.2 2.8 4.8 7.6 4.2 0.2 1.7 1.7 1.0 1.1 0.9
Conference 14 13 26.5 1.8 5.2 7.0 3.8 0.2 1.8 2.0 0.9 1.2 1.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 12 11 24.5 3.0 4.8 7.8 4.1 0.1 2.2 1.8 1.2 1.8 1.0
Away 19 19 23.9 2.7 4.7 7.5 4.3 0.2 1.4 1.6 0.9 0.7 0.9
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 16 15 24.3 2.8 4.8 7.6 4.1 0.1 2.5 1.6 1.5 1.6 1.0
Losses 15 15 24.1 2.9 4.7 7.5 4.3 0.2 0.9 1.7 0.5 0.6 0.8
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November 9 9 20.6 3.9 5.0 8.9 5.0 0.2 1.9 1.3 1.5 1.7 1.1
December 6 6 24.2 3.9 4.4 8.3 3.9 0.0 1.1 1.4 0.8 0.6 0.6
January 5 5 28.6 2.0 3.9 5.9 5.6 0.6 1.1 1.4 0.8 1.4 0.6
February 8 8 23.9 2.1 5.4 7.5 3.4 0.0 1.9 2.3 0.8 0.8 1.0
March 3 2 28.3 1.9 4.7 6.6 2.8 0.0 2.8 1.9 1.5 0.9 1.4