|High School:||Marlboro County H.S.|
Davis’ Career Highs
Points.................... 22 at Rollins (12-30-10)
FG Made.............. Nine at Rollins (12-30-10)
Rebounds............. 18 vs. Livingstone (2-05-11)
Assists................... Three twice
Steals.................... Four vs. Flagler (12-29-10)
Blocks................... Six vs. Hampton (1-18-09)
Minutes................. 37 at Shaw (2-12-11)
2010-11 • Senior Season
Paul had a breakout senior season that saw him establish himself as one of the top defensive players in the country…He finished the season as the 2010-11 Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Defensive Player of the Year and a first team All-CIAA team member…He finished the season with 65 total blocks to lead the conference and 16th in the nation in blocked shots per game…He averaged a career-high 11.4 points per game and 9.3 rebounds per game…He also added 17 assists as well…He scored a career-high 22 points at Rollins where he was named the MVP of the Winter Park Rotary Tangerine Tournament…He pulled in a career-high 18 rebounds against the Livingstone Blue Bears…He also added 16 rebounds against the Saint Paul’s Tigers…He recorded 10 double-doubles during the season and added 12 double-digit rebounding efforts for the season…He recorded five blocked shots in the team’s season opener at Catawba.
2009-10 • Junior Season
Appeared in all 29 games for the Rams, one of only four players to do so...Started 24 games for the Rams including the final 24 contests...Scored a team-high 317 points as he led the team in scoring with 10.9 points per game...Hit 129 of his 224 field goal attempts for a team-leading 57.6 percent shooting...Recorded a team-leading 42 dunks...Hit 59 of his 114 free throws (51.8 percent)...Pulled down a team-leading 226 rebounds as he led the tema with 7.8 rebounds per game...Recorded 87 offensive boards and 139 defensive rebounds...Dished out 10 assists, recorded 50 blocks en route to averaging 1.7 blocks per game...Recorded 22 steals...Recorded a career-high 32 points at Morgan State on Feb. 13...Led the team in scoring 12 times...Led the team in rebounding 19 times...Recorded 18 double-figuire scoring performances...Recorded eight double-figure rebounding performances...Turned in seven double-doubles.
Came off the bench at Oregon on Nov. 13 (0-2-1)...Came off the bench vs. Colorado State on Nov. 14 (1-5-0)...Came off the bench vs. UC Davis on Nov. 15 (4-4-0)...Came off the bench vs. Atlanta Christian on Nov. 20 (13-11-0)...Came off the bench at Wake Forest on Nov. 24 (2-7-0)...Earned his first start of the season versus Milligan on Nov. 30 (4-2-0)...Started vs. South Carolina State on Dec. 5 (17-12-0)...Started at Charlotte on Dec. 8 (12-7-0)...Started at Maryland on Dec. 22 (15-7-1)...Started at #20 Georgia Tech on Dec. 29 (4-3-0)...Started versus Washington Adventist on Jan. 4 (15-15-0)...Started at Delaware State on Jan. 9 (10-8-0)...Started at MD-Eastern Shore on Jan. 11 (12-9-0)...Started vs. Coppin State on Jan. 16 (9-10-1)...Started vs. Morgan State on Jan. 18 (16-5-0)...Started vs. Norfolk State on Jan. 23 (19-10-4)...Started vs. North Carolina A&T on Jan. 25 (12-10-0)...Started at Florida A&M on Jan. 30 (18-6-1)...Started at Bethune-Cookman on Feb. 1 (10-8-0)...Started vs. Ferrum on Feb. 4 (11-9-0)...Started vs. Howard on Feb. 6 (14-9-0)...Started vs. Hampton on Feb. 8 (9-6-0)...Started at Morgan State on Feb. 13 (32-15-0)...Started at Coppin State on Feb. 15 (12-9-0)...Started at Norfolk State on Feb. 20 (15-4-1)...Started at North Carolina A&T on Feb. 22 (15-12-1)...Started vs. Florida A&M on Feb. 22 (2-3-0)...Started vs. Bethune-Cookman on March 1 (6-7-0)...Started at South Carolina State on March 4 (8-11-0).
2008-09....Appeared in all 30 games for the Rams while making 28 starts...Recorded 731 minutes of playing time on the season for an average of 24.4 points per game...Scored 194 points on the season for an average of 6.5 points per game...Hit 82 of his 154 field goal attempts for a field goal percentage of .530 by far the highest shooting percentage on the team...Hit one of his four attempts from three-point range on the year (.250)...Converted 29 of his 51 attempts from the free-throw line as he turned in a .560 free-throw shooting percentage...Pulled down 162 rebounds on the season, only seven rebounds shy of the team lead as he averaged 5.4 rebounds per contest...Recorded 52 offensive rebounds and pulled down a team-leading 110 defensive rebounds...Committed a team-high 81 personal fouls and fouled out of three games...Dished out 15 assists, turned the ball over 50 times and recorded a team-high 46 blocks...Tallied 22 steals on the season...With 46 blocks he needs only eight more blocks to become the Rams’ all-time leader in blocked shots.
2008-09 Season Breakdown...Earned the ninth start of his career on Nov. 14 at Georgia Tech where he recorded two points, four rebounds and the Rams’ lone block of the game...Took only two shots against the Yellow Jackets of which he hit one...Tallied three defensive rebounds and one offensive rebound...Started the game at Eastern Kentucky on Nov. 18 where he played 25 minutes and tied for the team lead with 12 points...Hit five of his seven shots from the field including a pair of thunderous dunks...Made both of his free throw attempts versus the Colonels and pulled down five rebounds as well as tallying the Rams’ only block of the game...Recorded 29 minutes of playing time and his third start of the season at Wake Forest on Nov. 24 where he went scoreless...Tallied a team-high six rebounds and dished out a pair of assists versus the Deacs as well as recording a steal...Started versus UC Santa Barbara on Nov. 28 where he played 22 minutes en route to scoring five points, pulling down three rebounds and dishing out two assists...Earned a start and played 23 minutes at Illinois State on Nov. 29 where he scored two points, pulled down seven rebounds, collected one assist and one blocked shot...Earned his sixth consecutive start of the season on Nov. 30 versus Nicholls State where he recorded 22 minutes of playing time...Recorded seven points and four rebounds against the Colonels as he hit three of his four field goal attempts and one of his two free throws...Earned the start on Dec. 6 at South Carolina State where he recorded 22 minutes of playing time...Scored 10 points on five-of-seven shooting from the field...Added a team-high seven rebounds versus the Bulldogs and collected a steal...Earned a start at North Carolina State on Dec. 13 where he recorded 23 minutes of playing time...Scored six points on three-of-three shooting...Recorded one steal and four personal fouls versus the Wolfpack...Earned a start at North Carolina Central on Dec. 18 where he recorded 25 minutes of playing time...Scored five points and pulled down a team-high eight rebounds versus the Eagles...Earned a start versus Averett on Dec. 20 where he played 20 minutes versus the Cougars...Recorded eight points and tallied a team-high nine rebounds...Fouled out against the Cougars, recorded one block, one steal and turned the ball over three times...Earned his 11th consecutive start at Old Dominion on Dec. 30 where he tallied 23 minutes of playing time en route to scoring two points, pulling down seven rebounds and blocking a season-high four shots...Started at forward for the Rams on Jan. 5 against Columbia Union where he recorded 19 minutes of playing time...Scored 10 points and pulled down seven rebounds in the win over the Pioneers...Started at forward for the Rams at MD-Eastern Shore on Jan. 10 where he recorded 27 minutes of playing time...Tallied six points and a pair of rebounds versus the Hawks...Came off of the bench at Delaware State on Jan. 12 as he had his season-long start streak snapped ending the streak at 13 games...Recorded 15 minutes of playing time en route to going scoreless and pulling down a pair of rebounds...Turned in a career game at Howard on Jan. 17 where he started at forward and played a career-high 32 minutes for the Rams...Recorded a team-high and career-high 15 points and a career-high 14 rebounds against the Bison in the loss...Also added a career-high three steals versus the Bison...Started at forward for the Rams versus Hampton on Jan. 17 where he recorded 31 minutes of playing time...Scored 12 points and recorded 12 rebounds versus the Pirates en route to his second consecutive double-double...Recorded a career-high six blocks versus the Pirates...Started at forward for the Rams versus North Carolina A&T on Jan. 24 where he recorded 31 minutes of playing time...Was held scoreless versus the Aggies but pulled down a team-high seven rebounds...Blocked two shots and recorded three steals versus the Aggies...Started at forward for the Rams versus the Spartans of Norfolk State on Jan. 26 where he recorded 27 minutes of playing time...Recorded four points and pulled down four rebounds...Dished out two assists and pulled down a career-high and WSSU all-time high seven blocked shots...Started at forward for the Rams at Florida A&M on Jan. 31 where he scored eight points, pulled down seven rebounds, blocked one shot and tallied one steal versus the Rattlers...Started at forward for the Rams at Bethune-Cookman on Feb. 2 where he recorded 33 minutes of playing time en route to scoring 11 points and pulling down four rebounds...Started at forward for the Rams versus Morgan State on Feb. 7 where he recorded 22 minutes of playing time...Scored 13 points and pulled down six rebounds in the contest...Hit all five of his field goal attempts and collected a pair of blocks...Started at forward for the Rams versus Coppin State on Feb. 9 where he recorded 20 minutes of playing time...Spent much of the contest in foul trouble but managed to score six points, pull down two rebounds and dished out a pair of assists versus the Eagles...Started at forward for the Rams versus Howard on Feb. 14 where he played 15 minutes...Scored two points, pulled down six rebounds and recorded two steals versus the Bison...Started at center for the Rams versus Hampton on Feb. 16 where he recorded 25 minutes of playing time...Scored eight points on the evening, six of which came from the free throw line...Pulled down three rebounds and collected one steal versus the Pirates...Started at forward at North Carolina A&T on Feb. 21 where he recorded 28 minutes of playing time...Scored six points, pulled down six rebounds and tallied one block versus the Aggies...Started at forward for the Rams at Norfolk State on Feb. 23 where he recorded 30 minutes of playing time...Scored four points, pulled down seven rebounds and collected one block versus the Spartans...Started at center for the Rams versus Florida A&M on Feb. 28 where he recorded 29 minutes of playing time...Scored 11 points, pulled down a team-high eight rebounds, recorded one block and one steal versus the Rattlers...Started at center for the Rams versus Bethune-Cookman on March 2 where he recorded 36 minutes of playing time...Scored five points, pulled down five rebounds and recorded four blocks versus the Wildcats...Came off of the bench versus South Carolina State on March 5 where he recorded only 13 minutes of playing time...Scored four points, turned the ball over once and recorded one personal foul versus the Bulldogs...Started at center for the Rams versus North Carolina Central on March 14 where he recorded a career-high 33 minutes of playing time en route to a 14-point, five rebound performance that saw him hit seven of his eight field goal attempts...Also recorded four blocks versus the Eagles.
2007-08...Appeared in 29 of the Rams’ 30 games in 2007-08 while making eight starts...Recorded 597 minutes of playing time for an average of 20.6 minutes per contest...Scored 168 points on the season for an average of 5.8 points per game...Was successful on 68 of his 143 field goal attempts on the season en route to leading the team with a .476 shooting percentage...Hit 57.1 percent of his free throw attempts as he successfully converted 32 of his 56 free throw attempts...Led the team with 176 rebounds for a team-high 6.1 rebounds per game...Pulled down 59 offensive and 117 defensive rebounds...Led the team with 48 blocks as he averaged nearly two blocks per contest...Dished out 10 assists on the season...Recorded 15 steals in 2007-08...Led the Rams in rebounding in 11 contests...Scored in double figures seven times...Recorded five double-figure rebound games...Recorded a team-high three double-doubles...Tallied 14 dunks in 2007-08, placing second on the team only to Jamal Durham and his 30 dunks...Drew four charges.
2007-08 Season Breakdown...Made his collegiate debut with a start versus Iowa State on Nov. 9...Recorded a team-high eight rebounds and scored two points...Made his second career start versus Lipscomb on Nov. 10 and recorded three points, a pair of blocks and a rebound...Played only nine minutes versus Duquesne due to foul trouble...Recorded four points and pulled down a pair of boards versus the Dukes...Played 13 minutes versus Wake Forest as he scored only one point and recorded one rebound in his fourth career start...Came off of the bench versus Fresno State where he recorded a career-high 11 points, eight rebounds and a pair of blocks in a career-high 27 minutes of playing time...Played 19 minutes in a reserve capacity versus South Carolina State where he pulled down seven rebounds and scored one point...Came off the bench and played 18 minutes versus Georgia State on Dec. 8 where he recorded five points and three rebounds...Turned in his best game of the season thus far versus Alabama A&M on Dec. 17 when he tallied 10 points and a career-high 11 rebounds in a career-high 31 minutes of playing time...Also turned in a career high in blocks (five) and a career high in steals (two) versus the Bulldogs that same night...Earned his fifth career start and played 29 minutes versus Ferrum on Dec. 19...Recorded only three points, but tied career high of two steals and led team with three blocks...Also recorded five rebounds and came up with a significant block with less than 30 seconds to play which halted the Panthers’ momentum and helped secure the victory...Played 18 minutes versus Kansas State on Dec. 22 where he pulled down a team-high seven rebounds and scored two points...Did not start against USF for being late to a team function...Came off the bench and played 18 minutes versus the Bulls where he missed all four of his field goal attempts...Recorded three rebounds, two assists, one steal and four blocks against the Bulls...Started sixth game of career against Columbia Union...Just missed a double-double with career high 12 rebounds, including 10 defensive boards, and eight points...Had four blocks and one steal in 23 minutes of play...Came off the bench against Md-Eastern Shore and scored eight points and pulled down 12 boards in 18 minutes of play...Had five offensive rebounds for a season high...Added two blocks and recorded an assist...Played 16 minutes against Delaware State and pulled down six rebounds and scored two points...Totaled six points in 19 minutes on 3-of-5 shooting from the field against Howard...Also had two blocks and one steal...Played 26 minutes vs. Hampton and went 2-of-2 from the field for four points...Also grabbed four rebounds and recorded two blocks and an assist...Played only 18 minutes at North Carolina A&T on Jan. 26 due to a stress fracture in his left foot...Recorded 18 minutes of playing time versus the Aggies where he scored eight points and pulled down four rebounds...Recorded a career high 12 points and tied a career high 12 rebounds at Norfolk State in 24 minutes of work including nine points and eight rebounds in the game’s first seven minutes of play...Hit four of his nine field goal attempts and four of his five free throw attempts versus the Spartans...Did not play against Florida A&M on Feb. 2 due to injury...Returned to line-up on Feb. 4 against Bethune-Cookman, but saw limited action, playing only 16 minutes...Was held to only two points and had two blocks in his return...Recorded 18 minutes of playing time at Morgan State on Feb. 9 where he scored two points, pulled down three rebounds and committed three turnovers...Played 14 minutes in a reserve capacity versus the Eagles of Coppin State on Feb. 11...Recorded two points, pulled down six rebounds, tallied one block and turned the ball over four times versus the Eagles...Scored seven points in 15 minutes at Howard on 3-of-5 shooting from the field...Had three rebounds and one steal and one block...One of two Rams to score in double figures at Hampton...Scored 10 points and had six rebounds, including five defensive rebounds...Went 5-of-6 shooting from the field in 24 minutes...One of four Rams to score in double figures vs. NC A&T...Scored 11 points and led team in rebounds with eight...Had the Rams’ only block of the game versus the Aggies...Had a double-double with career high 14 points and 11 rebounds, including eight defensive rebounds on Feb. 25 versus Norfolk State...Had two assists, one steal and the team’s only two blocks of the night vs. Norfolk State...One of five players to score in double-figures at Florida A&M...Had 10 points, five rebounds and the team’s only two blocks of the game...One of five players to score in double-figures at Bethune-Cookman on March 3...Scored 11 points, pulled down seven rebounds and had one steal...Played 16 miuntes at South Carolina State on March 6 where he scored two points, pulled down five rebounds and recorded one assist and one steal...Recorded 15 minutes of playing time versus North Carolina Central at the 2008 MEAC Tournament (Bonus Game) on March 15 where he led the team with nine rebounds...Added six points, one assist and one block versus the Eagles.
Personal...Provides WSSU with quality play on the wing and in the paint…A native of Clio, S.C. and a graduate of Marlboro High School…Was a highly decorated prep player who has earned a number of high school accolades…He led the Marlboro County Bulldogs to the second round of the SCHSL playoffs…Played two seasons under current WSSU men’s assistant basketball coach Ken Spencer…He was named team MVP two seasons in a row and played in the North/South All-Star game….Earned a spot on the All-State, All-Region, and All-HoopZone teams…The son of Lonnie Davis…Born in Clio, S.C. on February 20, 1988.