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2 Paul McCoy

As a sixth-year senior (2013-14): Earned a sixth year of eligibility due to ongoing medical issues ... made 30 appearances and started twice ... averaged 1.9 points. 1.1 rebounds and 0.6 assists per game ... played 8.8 minutes per game ... registered first SMC career start and played career high 29 minutes in win over William Jessup, finishing with two points and three assists ... also started Gonzaga game at home on Senior Night ... logged 19 minutes against Gonzaga at WCC Tournament, finishing with season-high six points ... scored first points of the season with a field goal and a free throw in win over Eastern Washington ... scored four points in 11 minutes at Gonzaga.

As a senior (2012-13): Played in 14 games during the season after coming back from fourth knee surgery ... informed he would receive a sixth year of eligibility immediately prior to senior night game against Santa Clara ... averaged 0.9 points and 1.3 rebunds per game ... made five of eight field goal attempts .... made SMC debut on Jan. 19 in his hometown of Portland, Ore. ... returned to McKeon to make his home debut five days later against San Diego, scoring his first points as a Gael with a layup late in the second half ... scored seven points and grabbed seven rebounds in 17 minutes at Pepperdine.

As a junior (2011-12):  Missed the entire season after suffering a knee injury in early season practice ... underwent surgery and used the season for rehabilitation.

As a junior (2010-11): Sat out the season per NCAA rules after transferring to from Southern Methodist University.

As a sophomore (2009-10): Played in 21 games with 16 starts before a season-ending knee injury at Southern Miss on 2/2 ... averaged 7.4 points, 3.5 rebounds, 2.3 assists, and 1.2 steals ... led the team in assists 10 times and in steals in 9 games ... preseason All-C-USA first-team selection by Blue Ribbon College Basketball Yearbook ...  a preseason all-CUSA third-team selection by the Orlando Sentinel ...  fifth on the team in scoring (7.4), third in rebounds (3.5), second in assists (49, 2.3) ... totaled eight points, six rebounds, and four assists vs. Houston Baptist ... had a career-high six steals with 10 points (5-9 FG), five rebounds, four assists, and a block vs. North Carolina Central...had 13 points, six rebounds, and four assists at Texas State ... totaled 15 points, four rebounds, four steals, and two assists against Northeastern ... co-led team in points (18), rebounds (8), assists (3), and steals (2) against Florida Gulf Coast ... had 20 points, three rebounds, and two assists against Texas A&M.

As a freshman (2008-09): Played and started 29 games ... averaged a team-high 13.4 points with 4.0 rebounds, 3.0 assists, and 1.6 steals while hitting 45.4 percent from the field and 36.6 percent from three-point range ... had 21 double-digit scoring efforts and 12 games with 15-plus points ... had three or more steals seven times and five or more assists four times ... led the team in steals, 17 times, assists 16 times, scoring 12 times, and rebounding seven times ... was a C-USA All-Freshman Team selection ... C-USA Rookie of the Week twice (Nov. 24 and Feb. 16) ... selected as the nation's No. 12 freshman by Basketball Prospectus (Jan. 7) ... named one of 10 finalists for the for Oregon's 2008 Johnny Carpenter Prep Athlete of the Year Award (Jan. 16)...named the team's co-MVP ... became the first freshman in SMU history to lead the team in scoring ... tied for the fourth-highest scoring average by a freshman at SMU (13.4), and had the fourth-highest point total (389) ... tied the SMU record by leading the team in scoring 12 times as a freshman ... scored 32 points against Texas A&M - Corpus Christi on Dec. 31, becoming just the third SMU freshman with a 30-point game ... 47 steals were the third-most by a freshman at SMU ... led the team in steals (1.6), and minutes (34.5), and was second in FG Pct (45.4, 147-324), 3FG Pct (36.6), and assist/turnover ratio (1.19), and was fourth in rebounding (4.0) ... in the C-USA he ranked sixth in steals (1.62), ninth in FG Pct (45.4), 11th in minutes (34.48), 15th in scoring (13.4), 15th in assist/turnover ratio (1.19) ... in league play, 11th in minutes, 34.87), 14th in assists (3.20), 14th in assist/turnover ratio (1.07), 22nd in scoring (12.1) ... scored game-high 29 points on 12-20 shooting and 4-8 from 3-point land with five rebounds and three assists as SMU nearly won at UAB before falling 78-75.

High School: Listed by as the tenth-rated point guard in the class of 2008 and a three-star prospect ...  a two-time first-team all-state selection in Oregon for coach Tony Broadus while leading Grant High School in Portland to the 6A (large-class) state title ... averaged 16.5 points, seven rebounds, five assists and four steals as a senior ...  first-team all-state selection in football as a defensive back and is the first player in ten years to earn All-State honors in both sports in class 6A in Oregon ... played wide receiver and defensive back on Grant's football team ... also ran track and was a member of the 2007 state championship 4x100 meter relay team and the 2008 4x400 state championship relay team ... finished high school career with 1,508 points ... averaged 17.9 points, five rebounds, and four assists as a junior ... averaged 14.6 points, four rebounds and four assists as a sophomore ... also made the 6A state finals in the triple jump (third) and long jump (fifth) as a sophomore.

Personal: His father Paul as well as his mother, Maria, and stepfather, Curtis, live in Portland ... has three older sisters, Siniva, Eliza and Mareta and an older brother, William ... lists his favorite athlete as Chris Paul.

Paul McCoy Career Statistics (as of March 18, 2014)

  Minutes  Total  3-Point  F-Throws  Rebounds   
Year  gp-gs  min  avg  fg  fga  pct  fg  fga  pct  ft  fta  pct  off  def  tot  avg  pf  fo  ast  t/o  blk  stl  pts  avg 
2012-13   14-0  67  4.8  .625  .000  .667  13  18  1.3  12  0.9 
2013-14   30-2  264  8.8  18  39  .462  .143  19  27  .704  26  32  1.1  31  17  21  10  56  1.9 
TOTAL  44-2  331  7.5  23  47  .489  .125  21  30  .700  11  39  50  1.1  38  24  25  13  68  1.5 
Position: Guard
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 175
Year: Senior
Hometown: Portland, Ore.
High School: SMU/Grant HS
Major: Communication
Experience: 1 Letter
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