2015-16 (FRESHMAN)
Collected 2.1 ppg and 2.6 rpg with a .487 field goal percentage ... played in 22 games with four starts ... came off the bench in his UTEP debut and fashioned six points and seven rebounds versus Loyola ... also filled a reserve role against Texas State with six points and three boards ... started for the first time against Alcorn State and logged four points, six rebounds and two assists ... pulled down seven rebounds versus Florida A&M ... made his second start against Southern Illinois ... snagged a career-high eight boards versus Colorado State ... started against Texas Arlington ... scored four points versus NM State ... was productive in his fourth start of the season against Sam Houston State with five points, six rebounds and three blocked shots ... grabbed two rebounds at UAB ... chipped in with two points and two rebounds versus Florida Atlantic ... played 10 minutes at LA Tech with Hooper Vint in foul trouble ... scored three points in four minutes against UTSA.

PRIOR TO UTEP
Regarded as a four-star prospect and the no. 14 player in Texas by ESPN ... pegged as the no. 15 player in Texas and the no. 28 small forward in the country ... also rated the no. 6 recruit in the Eastern area by RCS Sports, a leading recruiting service out of Houston ... three-time first team All-District and two-time first team All-Region ... collected 19.9 ppg, 9.7 rpg, 3.4 apg, 1.6 bpg and 1.0 spg his senior year, earning District Offensive Player of the Year and team MVP honors for the third successive season ... Houston Area Basketball Coaches Association All-Star Selection ... concluded his career as the all-time leader for points, rebounds, blocks and assists at Summer Creek High School ... averaged 19 points and 10 rebounds his junior campaign and continued his rise with a standout summer as a member of the Houston Hoops AAU team ... honor roll student as a prep.

PERSONAL
Full name is Paul Ellis Thomas ... parents are Paul Sr. and Elizabeth Thomas ... father played basketball at Texas Southern ... has one brother and one sister ... born 10/1/96 (Houston, Texas) ... undeclared major.

Year Cl. GP GS MIN AVE FG FGA PCT 3FG 3FGA PCT FT FTA PCT OFF DEF TOT AVE PF FO A TO BLK ST PTS AVE
2015-16 Fr 22 4 241 11.0 19 39 .487 0 0 .000 8 15 .533 17 40 57 2.6 35 0 11 15 7 6 46 2.1
Total 22 4 241 11.0 19 39 .487 0 0 .000 8 15 .533 17 40 57 2.6 35 0 11 15 7 6 46 2.1

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Paul Thomas

Paul  Thomas

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Humble, Texas

High School:
Summer Creek HS

Height / Weight:
6-8 / 200

Position:
Forward

Experience:
HS

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