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Leonard S. Paul

Over four seasons, all as a starter, Paul netted 2,028 points, surpassing the previous all-time career scoring mark of 1620 points. When he scored 5634 points in 1971-72, Paul shattered the existing high school mark, 574 points, set by Frizz Nagy back in the 1944-45 season, becoming on the cager in 72 years of basketball at UA to top the 500 figure in a single season and the first to do it twice. Paul led Akron U to three invitations to 20-6, 26-5, and 22-5 records, as well as three invitations to the NCAA post-season tournaments. In 1971-72, the Zips finished as a national runner-up to Roanoke College. He was named All-Mideast Regional three straight years, voted to the United States Basketball Writers All-District team three years and the Associated Press All-America first team in 1971-72.

Inducted 1981 | Basketball