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Paul Jorgensen
Paul  Jorgensen


New City, NY

High School:
Don Bosco Prep (NJ)

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 185


Pre-Arts & Sciences


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Get to Know Freshman Paul Jorgensen

Get to Know 2014-15 GW Men's Basketball Freshman Paul Jorgensen


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GW MBB NIT First Round at Pitt (3/17/15)

GW MBB NIT First Round at Pitt (3/17/15) Photos by Harry Bloomberg

AS A SOPHOMORE AT GW (2015-16): Leads all reserves with 20.2 minutes per game and has significantly increased his production from a season ago in scoring (3.6 to 7.0), assists (0.9 to 2.7) and rebounding (1.3 to 2.4) while increasing his free throw percentage from .600 to .795 ... his 51 assists are tied for the team lead with Kevin Larsen ... has scored in double figures six times which ranks T-4th on the team ... scored a career-high 16 points in 19 minutes in the win over USF (11/19), which marked his third straight in double figures ... notched double figures in three straight games vs. Penn State (11), Rutgers (10) and Saint Peter’s (12) ... also had a then-career-high five assists in the Rutgers game and matched that vs. Duquesne (1/9) ... made his first career start vs. UMass (1/12) in place of an injured Joe McDonald and played a career-high 26 minutes ... dished out a career-high six assists in a start at Dayton (1/15).

AS A FRESHMAN AT GW (2014-15): Averaged 3.6 points, 1.3 rebounds and 10.2 minutes in 35 games played ... Scored in double figures in the final two regular season games - all 11 points in span of 8:11 in the second half in comeback win at George Mason (3/4/15), and 12 points including nine in the first half in win over Massachusetts (3/7/15) ... Made career-high three 3-pointers en route to nine points in 16 minutes off the bench vs. Davidson (2/18/15) ... Posted career-bests of 13 points on 5-of-10 field goals, 2-of-3 behind the arc, five rebounds and 20 minutes in win vs. Duquesne (1/24/15).

HIGH SCHOOL: Enjoyed a standout senior season at Don Bosco Preparatory High School in Ramsey, N.J., leading the Ironmen to a 24-5 record and the finals of both the Bergen County Jamboree and North Jersey, Non-Public A state tournament, the latter run highlighted by a game-winning shot to send his team into the Non-Public A title game ... averaged 17.8 points and eclipsed the 1,000 career points plateau while adding 5.0 rebounds and 3.5 assists per game ... among his many honors received, Jorgensen was named the North Jersey Player of the Year and Second Team All-State by the Newark Star-Ledger as well as to the Bergen County All-Jamboree Team ... also a Second Team All-Metro pick by MSG Varsity, the MVP of the NJSCA Senior North-South All-Star Game, and a First Team All-Big North United Division selection after leading the Ironmen to the divisional crown ... selected to participate in the prestigious Jordan Brand Classic Regional All-Star Game at Barclays Center in April 2014 ... averaged 17.6 points, seven rebounds, four assists and three steals for Don Bosco Prep as a junior in 2012-13, earning Third Team All-Bergen County honors from the Newark Star-Ledger and All-Suburban honors from the Ridgewood News ... helped his New Heights NYC AAU team to a title at the adidas Super 64 championship in Las Vegas and earning MVP honors of the Books and Ball Classic in New York in October.

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