Year Inducted: 2011
Schools / Organizations: (Trenton) Wesclin High School
Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
The University of Iowa
Missouri State University
Biography: Paul scored 2,743 career points at (Trenton) Wesclin High School which placed him 14th on the state’s all-time list. He led the Warriors to the 1990 IHSA Class A State Title with an 83-78 double overtime victory over (Fairbury) Prairie Central High School Paul accepted a scholarship at the University of Iowa, but after a severe broken leg, transferred to Southern Illinois University to play for legendary coach, Rich Herrin. Paul helped lead the Salukis to 3 NCAA tournament berths. He scored 1,031 points at SIU before beginning a career in coaching. Paul has served as an assistant coach at: Southwestern Illinois College, Missouri Southern State University, Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, Purdue University and Creighton University. He has been a head coach at the University of Dubuque and Missouri State University.