KANSAS CITY, MO.– Wesley College's Paul Reynolds has been named to the All Middle-Atlantic First Team, it was announced by the National Association of Basketball Coaches on Monday morning. This is the first time that Reynolds has earned NABC recognition and he is the first Wolverine to do so since Rashawn Johnson back in the 2008-09 season.
A native of Wilmington, Del., Reynolds has started quite the collection of awards after having a career year as a senior and leading the Wolverines to their first-ever 20-win season. Named the Capital Athletic Conference and Eastern College Athletic Conference Player of the Year, Reynolds averaged 20.7 points, 8.2 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 2.1 steals, all of which were career highs. Reynolds, who was also named First Team All-Region by D3hoops.com, also shot an impressive 56.1% from the floor and notched ten double-doubles.
In his final collegiate game, an NCAA Tournament matchup against No. 8 Williams, Reynolds went for a career-high 35 points on 14-of-19 shooting, to go with a career-high three three-pointers, eight rebounds, four assists and three steals. The six-foot-four, 245 pound forward leaves Wesley as its all-time leader in rebounds (774) and free throws made (420) while ranking second in points (1,838), fourth in steals (188) and seventh in assists (207).
Reynolds also holds the single-season record for field goal percentage in a season (65.5% in 2009-10) and is the only Wolverine to lead his team in scoring and rebounding in two different seasons.