Aurora, NY– Standing at 6'7", 265 lbs, senior Juan Paulino continues to be a dominating force in the paint for the Wells College men's basketball team. Recording a double-double in seven of the Express' first ten games, Paulino's 15.1 rebounds per game rank first in the North Eastern Athletic Conference and first in all of Division III as of January 3rd. Paulino also leads the NEAC in field goal percentage at .671 which ranks ninth nationally, while his 2.3 blocks per game is good for third in the NEAC and 23rd overall in the country.
Coming off a season best 19 points, 21 rebound performance against Cazenovia College on December 5th; Paulino has also helped lead the Express to a 6-4 record, while averaging a North Eastern Athletic Conference best 79.0 points per game which ranks 50th in the country in team scoring offense. The Express also rank 33rd in the country in assist per game with 16.4.
Wells will return to action on Saturday, January 9th when they take on NEAC rival SUNY Cobleskill at 1:00 pm at Wells.