Aurora, NY– Juan Paulino (Bronx, N.Y.), a senior center for the Wells College men's basketball team, led his team to a 1-0 week against NEAC opponents. In their only contest, a 114-88 win over PSU Harrisburg, Paulino tallied 19 points and 18 rebounds. He also added 5 steals, 3 assists, 3 blocks and a .818 shooting percentage in the performance that put the Express into second place in the NEAC standings. Paulino receives this award for the second time this season.
Paulino is averaging 13.8 points, a conference leading 14.8 rebounds, (which also ranks second in Division III) 2.87 assists, 2.62 blocks, and 2.31 steals per game, while his .683 field goal percentage ranks first in the conference and fourth in Division III.
The Express are currently 12-5 and are winners of eight of their last nine games. Wells returns to action on Saturday, February 3rd, when they take on NEAC rival Keuka College in Aurora, N.Y. with the tip-off set for 7:00 pm.