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    Paul George
    Paul George

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Palmdale, Calif.

    High School:
    Pete Knight HS

    Height / Weight:
    6-8 / 210

    Position:
    Guard/Forward

    Birthdate:
    05/02/1990

    Major:
    Mass Communication & Journalism

    11/05/2013

    SOLD OUT! Fresno State Home Opener Sets Record

    Former Bulldog Paul George, Fresno State Athletics and 940 ESPN Radio have helped produce the first-ever sell out of the 15,596-seat Save Mart Center for a men's basketball game.

    09/25/2013

    George Signs Long-Term Extension with Pacers

    Former Bulldog Paul George has agreed to a long-term extension with the Indiana Pacers.

    06/10/2013

    George, Alston Named in ESPN's Top 10 MW Pros

    Two former Bulldog men's basketball players were included in ESPN writer Jason King's Top 10 list of NBA professionals that are products of Mountain West programs.

    01/05/2010

    Men's Basketball: Fresno State 73, Colorado State 50 (12/28/09)

    An aggressive defensive focus and rested Bulldog roster attacked from start to finish in a relentless 73-50 victory over the Mountain West's Colorado State on Monday night in the Save Mart Center.

    11/23/2009

    Men put on a show for home crowd

    mbk vs san diego st

    11/17/2009

    Game 1: SFSU vs. Fresno State

    Location: Save Mart Center

    11/04/2009

    Bulldogs battle Sunbirds in Exhibition

    MBK vs Fresno Pacific

    09/09/2009

    2009-10 Men's Hoops Schedule Preview

    The 2009-10 Bulldog men's basketball schedule features 17 home games as the Dogs compete for the 2010 WAC Championship.


    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
    2008-09 34-34 1176 34.6 166 353 .470 63 141 .447 92 132 .697 63 149 212 6.2 92 2 63 79 34 59 487 14.3
    2009-10 29-29 962 33.2 154 363 .424 59 167 .353 120 132 .909 55 155 210 7.2 84 4 88 94 24 64 487 16.8
    TOTAL 63-63 2138 33.9 320 716 .447 122 308 .396 212 264 .803 118 304 422 6.7 176 6 151 173 58 123 974 15.5


    PHOTO GALLERY: Dog Prints - Paul George

    Paul George's Dunk at Saint Mary's in Late-Night Contest (11/17/08)
    No. 1 "Play of the Day" on Sportscenter (11/18/08)

    Fresno State:
    Accolades:
    • 2009-10 Second-Team All-WAC (Conference Head Coaches)
    • 2009-10 Second-Team All-WAC (NetScouts Basketball LLC)
    • 2009-10 Preseason Second-Team All-WAC
    • Invitation to Under 19 USA Basketball Training Camp (June 2009)
    • West's Most Entertaining Player (SI.com - Fall 2009)

    Biography:
    2009-10 (Sophomore): In a sensational sophomore season, he cemented his place in Bulldog history as the program's premier free throw shooter, an astute defender, multi-dimensional scorer and leader by example ... the second most efficient sophomore free throw shooter, registered the fifth-most steals by a sophomore and one of the top 20 sophomore NCAA scorers ... one of two Bulldogs to start all games played (29) and notch four double-doubles ... suffered a right ankle sprain against Utah State on Jan. 21, 2010 and missed 4.5 games ... during his sophomore campaign, he averaged 16.8 points, 7.2 rebounds, 3.0 assists, 2.2 steals and 0.8 blocks per game while shooting 42.4 percent (154-363) from the field and 35.3 percent (122-308) on 3-pointers ... completed the best single-season free throw percentage (120-132, 90.9%) in program history ... scored a career-high 30 points and converted all nine free throw attempts in 83-64 victory over eventual WAC Tournament champion New Mexico State on Feb. 11, 2010 to join the Bulldogs' elite 30-point club in first game back from ankle injury ... dished out a career-high seven assists with only one turnover in 79-68 win over CSU Bakersfield on Feb. 23, 2010 ... drained career-high 15 free throws on 17 attempts on the road at Nevada on Feb. 17, 2010 ... on the season, finished with 478 points to improve career point total to 974 points (No. 33 on all-time Bulldog scoring list), second in the WAC in free throw percentage (120-132, 90.9%), steals (64) and steals/game (2.2), fourth in the WAC in defensive rebounds (5.3), sixth in the WAC in points/game (16.8), eighth in the WAC in 3-pointers made/game (2.0), points scored (487) and rebounds/game (7.2), tenth in minutes played (962) and minutes/game (33.1), 11th in the WAC in rebounds (210), 12th in the WAC in 3-pointers made (59) and blocks/game (0.8), 13th in the WAC in blocked shots (24), 14th in the WAC in assists/game (3.0) and 15th in the WAC in assists (88) and assist-to-turnover ratio (0.9) ... registered two perfect performances at the free throw (10-10 vs. San Francisco State on Nov. 13, 2009 and 9-9 vs. New Mexico State on Feb. 11, 2010) ... only WAC student-athlete to force six steals in two games, which were back-to-back contests (vs. BYU on Dec. 12, 2009 and vs. UC Davis on Dec. 17, 2009) ... in WAC contests, he averaged 16.8 points, 6.2 rebounds, 2.8 assists, 1.4 steals and 1.0 blocks per game on 38.2 percent (60-157) on field goal attempts, 29.9 percent (23-77) on 3-pointers and 89.4 percent (59-66) clip at the free throw line ... in the final WAC-only regular season rankings, finished second in free throw percentage (59-66, 89.4%), fifth in points/game (16.8), sixth in defensive rebounds/game (4.9), eighth in blocks/game (1.1) and steals/game (1.4), 11th in steals (17), 12th in blocks (13) and rebounds/game (6.7), 14th in points scored (202).

    2008-09 (Freshman): A dynamic, game-changing freshman who made an immediate impact as the core of the foundation for the Bulldogs' storied program ... delivered one of the most impressive freshman performances in Bulldog history ... ranked as one of the top 15 freshmen scorers in the NCAA ... one of only two Bulldogs to start all 34 games ... during his freshman campaign, averaged 14.3 points, a team-high 6.2 rebounds, 2.0 assists and a team-high 1.7 steals per game while shooting 47 percent from the field ... recorded the third-best season 3-point field goal percentage (63-141, 44.6%) in Bulldog history ... led team with six double-doubles (Nov. 17, Nov. 25, Dec. 20, Dec. 29, Jan. 3 and Feb. 9) ... on the season, led the WAC in minutes played (1176) and finished second in the WAC in 3-point shooting (63-141, 44.7%), steals (59) and steals per game (1.74), third in the WAC in minutes played per game (34.59), fifth in the WAC in defensive rebounds (149) and 3-pointers made (63), sixth in the WAC in 3-pointers made per game (1.85), seventh in the WAC in rebounds (212), eighth in the WAC in defensive rebounds per game (4.38), ninth in the WAC in points scored (487) and scoring per game (14.3), and tenth in the WAC in blocked shots (34) and blocks per game (1.00) ... scored a career-high 29 points, the fifth highest scoring WAC performance in a conference game, with a perfect tally (8-8) from the charity stripe, one of ten perfect WAC performances from the free throw line on the season, and the fifth highest field goal percentage in a 2008-09 conference game by drilling nine of eleven field goal attempts (81.8%) to lead the `Dogs to an 88-82 victory over Boise State on Feb. 9, 2009 ... forced a career-high five steals in the Bulldogs' quarterfinal bout with the top-seeded Utah State Aggies in the 2009 WAC Tournament ... earned ESPN's Sportscenter's No. 1 "Play of the Day for Nov. 18, 2009 with an emphatic one-handed slam dunk on the road at Saint Mary's College during ESPN's College Hoops Tip Off Special ... in WAC contests, averaged 14.3 points and 6.4 rebounds per games while shooting 42 percent from the field ... in the final WAC-only regular season rankings, finished second in the WAC in 3-point shooting (28-63, 44.4 %), third in the WAC in minutes played (573) and minutes per game (35.81), fourth in the WAC in steals (27) and steals per game (1.69), eighth in the WAC in blocked shots (16) and blocks per game (1.00), ninth in the WAC 3-pointers made (28), 3-pointers made per game (1.75), and tenth in the WAC in points scored (229), scoring per game (14.3), rebounds (97), rebounds per game (6.1), defensive rebounds (66) and defensive rebounds per game (4.13).

    Pete Knight HS: During his senior season, averaged 25 points, 12 rebounds, three assists, and three steals per game ... competed in CIF Championship game as team captain... named Golden League Most Valuable Player, Antelope Valley Press Player of the Year, and member of the Daily News 2007-08 All-Area Boys' basketball team ... participant in Battle of the Valley All-Star Game ... As a junior, tallied 14 points with 8 rebounds per game.

    Personal: Born May 2, 1990 ... parents are Paul and Paulette George ... has two older sisters - Teiosha, who played for basketball Pepperdine, and Portala, who played volleyball for CSU San Bernardino ... played with Krys Faber, who currently plays for DePaul University ... enjoys listening to music, playing video games, hanging out with friends, and going bowling ... a participant and volunteer for "Read to Achieve" ... lists Kobe Bryant as favorite athlete because he works harder than anyone else to be the best ... lists biggest athletic thrill as "high-flying" ... most admires his mom because she's been a strong woman ... chose to attend Fresno State because he likes the coaches, players, and the whole campus ... recruited by Georgetown, Penn State, San Diego State, and Pepperdine.

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