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Paul Davis
Full Name: Paul Davis
Position: Center
Height/Weight: 6-11 / 270
Birthdate: July 21, 1984 (Detroit, Mich.)
High School: Rochester HS (Rochester, Mich.)
College: Michigan State
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Michigan State
Season G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2002-03 35 5 88 201 .438 97 147 .660 1 6 .167 165 15 33 19 274 7.80
2003-04 30 30 163 287 .568 143 179 .799 5 15 .330 187 59 44 19 474 15.8
2004-05 32 29 157 290 .541 77 115 .670 1 8 .125 257 50 35 20 392 12.3
2005-06 33 33 206 364 .566 160 184 .870 6 19 .316 301 54 34 29 578 17.5
Totals 130 97 614 1142 .538 477 625 .763 13 48 .271 910 178 146 87 1718 13.2

Career Highlights: Ranks eighth on MSU career charts in points (1,718), fourth in rebounds (910) and blocked shots (87), first in free throws made (477) and attempted (625), and ninth in field goals made (614). Recorded 28 double-doubles over his career and reached double-figure scoring in 93 games.

Senior (2005-06): Named All-Big Ten Second Team by coaches and media. NABC All-District Second Team and USBWA All-District honoree. Recorded 13 points and 10 rebounds vs. Iowa in Big Ten Tournament semifinals. Named Big Ten Player of the Week three times during season. Recorded 21 points and a season high-tying 14 rebounds vs. Illinois. Recorded a season-high 30 points along with 14 boards vs. IPFW.

Junior (2004-05): Named All-Big Ten Third Team by media and coaches. NABC All-District Second Team. Led MSU and ranked third in Big Ten in rebounding (8.0 rpg), and finished ninth in conference in field-goal percentage (.541). Named to Austin Regional All-Tournament Team, averaging 15.0 points and 10.8 rebounds in first four games of NCAA Tourney. Grabbed a career-high 15 rebounds vs. UNC in Final Four. Finished as top rebounder in NCAA Tournament with 11.6 rpg in five contests.

Sophomore (2003-04): Named All-Big Ten First Team by coaches and media. AP All-America Honorable Mention, and NABC and USBWA All-District honoree. Only Spartan to start all 30 games. Led MSU with 25 double-figure scoring games. Ranked fourth in Big Ten and 26th nationally in field-goal percentage (.568), and finished sixth in league in scoring (15.8 ppg), ninth in rebounding (6.2 rpg) and seventh in free throw percentage (.799). Scored a career-high 32 points vs. Indiana. Scored 24 points vs. Kentucky, including 14-of-14 from the foul line to tie the fourth-best single-game effort in MSU history.

Freshman (2002-03): Appeared in all 35 games. Finished second on the team in rebounding (4.7 rpg) and fourth in scoring (7.8 ppg). Ranked second in MSU freshman history for free throws made (97) and attempted (147), fourth in rebounds (165), tied for fifth in steals (33) and tied for third in games played (35). Named to the NCAA Tournament All-South Region Team, averaging 11.5 points and 5.3 rebounds in four games.

Strengths: Fundamentally-sound big man who can play with his back to the basket or facing. Strong competitive drive. Has decent athletic skills.

Personal: Majored in Communications.