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15 - Paul Gombwer
Paul Gombwer
Height: 6-6
Weight: 217
Year: Junior
Hometown: Kaduna, Nigeria
High School: Montverde Academy
Position: Forward
gp 31
pts/g 5.8
fg % 45.1
3pt % 36.7
ft % 68.6
reb/g 6.6
a/g 0.8

2013-14: Recorded a near double-double in the season opening win over Johnson (11/8), finishing with nine points and ten rebounds in 17 minutes of action…Pulled down ten more rebounds and tallied seven points in the overtime loss to UNC Wilmington (11/13)…Established a new career-high with 17 points in the loss at No. 22/21 New Mexico (11/17), going 6-of-8 from the floor and 3-for-4 from three-point range while also notching five rebounds...Corralled a career-high 15 rebounds in the loss at Alabama (12/14)...Had an offensive rebound and conneccted on two big free throws in the final minute of regulation to help CSU erase five-point deficit and force overtime in win at Central Arkansas (12/21)...Tied for team lead with 11 points and six rebounds in narrow loss at Florida State (12/30)...Hit two three-pointers against the Seminoles to stake the Bucs to a 6-0 lead 1:11 into the game...Recorded a double-double of 11 points and 12 rebounds in only 12 minutes of play in win over Columbia International (1/6)...Continued a strong stretch of play with eight points and nine rebounds in 20 minutes of action in win over Presbyterian (1/15)...Totaled career highs in rebounds (16) and offensive rebounds 97) while adding seven points, five assists and two steals in the loss at Campbell (1/29)...Posted second double-double of season and sixth of career while setting career-high in offensive rebounds with nine in loss to VMI (2/8)...Finished with 10 points and 11 rebounds overall...Recorded third double-double of year with 14 points and 12 rebounds in the loss to Gardner-Webb (2/26)...Scored 10 points and grabbed nine rebounds in the second half alone in that game against Gardner-Webb…Led CSU to a 41-26 rebounding advantage in the Big South Tournament 1st Round win over Campbell (3/5) by pulling down 13 rebounds, including seven on the offensive end…Had a three-point play in the final minute of play to seal the win against the Fighting Camels.

2012-2013: Ranked 11th in the Big South in rebounding and 8th in offensive rebounds...Had his third career double-double and first of the season against Hiwasse (11/15) with 12 points and 12 rebounds...Had eight points and seven rebounds at Arizona (11/11)...Also had 10 rebounds in the opener at Charlotte (11/9)...Averaged eight rebounds against Charlotte, Arizona, and Alabama...Added 15 points and seven rebounds against Barber-Scotia (12/1)...Made a career-high three three-pointers in 75-63 win over Winthrop (1/9/13), finishing with 13 points off the bench in his second non-start of the year...Gave the Bucs a productive four points and seven rebounds in win at PC (1/23)...Had 10 points and six rebounds in Bucs’ 18-point win over Campbell (2/9)...Had seven points and 10 rebounds in BracketBuster loss at Rider, 61-54 (2/23)...Jumped up with career highs in points and rebounds against Gardner-Webb (2/27), going for 14 and 12 in the Bucs’ 67-62 overtime loss...Totaled eight points and ten rebounds, including seven on the offensive side, in CSU's Big South Tournament Semifinal win over VMI (3/9)...Scored 9 points and pulled down six rebounds in CSU's NIT loss at Southern Miss (3/20)...Hit a three-pointer against Southern Miss which capped a 12-2 run and pulled CSU within 72-68 with 2:37 left in the game. 

2011-2012: Finished the season averaging 2.55 offensive rebounds per game, good for 11th most in the Big South…Hit only three-pointer of season and finished with 7 points and five rebounds in CSU’s season-opening 72-67 loss at Kansas State on Nov. 11…Collected 6 points and eight rebounds in CSU’s 83-73 win over Radford on Dec. 1…Notched then career-high with 12 points in CSU’s 88-69 win at The Citadel on Dec. 14…Ripped down then career-high 10 rebounds, including five offensive, in 70-68 loss at College of Charleston on Dec. 17…Skied for seven offensive rebounds to highlight 9 point, nine rebound performance in CSU’s 80-77 overtime loss to Coastal Carolina on Jan. 7…Racked up 10 points and six rebounds (five offensive) in CSU’s 93-88 win at 1st place UNC Asheville on Jan. 19…Went 5-of-5 from the free-throw line en route to totals of 9 points and seven rebounds in CSU’s 75-64 road win at Presbyterian on Jan. 28…Made first career start and finished with 4 points and eight rebounds (five offensive) on Feb. 4 at Coastal Carolina…Tallied first career double-double (13 points and career-high 11 rebounds) in CSU’s 75-74 loss to Liberty on Feb. 9, highlighting the outing with two jump hooks…Recorded another double-double (career-high 14 points and 10 rebounds) in CSU’s 73-58 victory over Gardner-Webb on Feb. 14...Went 19-of-21 at the free-throw line over six-game stretch (1/28-2/14) and shot 73 percent at charity stripe for season.

High School: 2011 Central Florida F-C-A Student Athlete of The Year...2010 Christian Athlete of The Year...MVP of the MLK Invitational...Averaged 12 points and seven rebound...Recipient of the Good Citizenship Award...Montrose Christian School Academy Scholar award winner...Honor roll student.

Personal: Son of Mr. and Mrs. Alice P. Gombwer...born Dec. 31, 1991 in Kaduna, Nigeria...Word of Advice: "Be kind to people you meet on your way up because you might meet them on your way down."

Recent Games
Feb 19 at UNC Asheville L, 82-71
Feb 22 at Presbyterian W, 86-47
Feb 26 Gardner-Webb L, 78-76
Mar 1 at Coastal Caro. L, 63-61
Mar 5 vs. Campbell W, 81-71
Mar 7 at Coastal Caro. L, 73-68
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 31 16
Games started 27 12
Minutes 660 322
Minutes per game 21.3 20.1
FG 69-153 34-68
FG Pct 45.1 50.0
3PT 18-49 9-20
3PT Pct 36.7 45.0
FT 24-35 7-12
FT Pct 68.6 58.3
Off rebounds 74 39
Def rebounds 130 59
Total rebounds 204 98
Rebounds per game 6.6 6.1
Personal fouls 75 44
Disqualifications 0 0
Assists 26 16
Turnovers 35 19
Assist to turnover ratio 0.7 0.8
Steals 18 9
Blocks 2 0
Points 180 84
Points per game 5.8 5.2
Points per 40 min 10.9 10.4
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 8 Johnson (TN) W, 130-51 1 17 4-6 66.7 0-2 0.0 1-1 100.0 9
Nov 10 at Delaware W, 95-93 1 24 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 3
Nov 13 UNC Wilmington L, 80-78 1 26 3-6 50.0 1-3 33.3 0-2 0.0 7
Nov 17 at New Mexico L, 109-93 1 28 6-8 75.0 3-4 75.0 2-2 100.0 17
Nov 20 at Baylor L, 69-64 1 11 1-6 16.7 0-3 0.0 1-1 100.0 3
Nov 26 Trinity (Fla.) W, 105-58 1 17 1-6 16.7 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 2
Dec 3 Delaware L, 85-80 1 13 0-6 0.0 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0
Dec 14 at Alabama L, 59-45 1 33 3-7 42.9 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 6
Dec 18 at Western Caro. L, 92-84 1 20 2-3 66.7 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 4
Dec 21 at Central Ark. W, 97-90 1 29 2-8 25.0 1-3 33.3 2-3 66.7 7
Dec 28 St. Andrews W, 122-40 1 21 1-3 33.3 1-2 50.0 2-2 100.0 5
Dec 30 at Florida St. L, 67-59 1 23 3-8 37.5 3-6 50.0 2-2 100.0 11
Jan 6 Columbia International (S.C.) W, 105-45 1 12 4-7 57.1 0-0 - 3-5 60.0 11
Jan 8 Coastal Caro. W, 70-58 1 20 2-3 66.7 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 4
Jan 11 at Winthrop L, 85-68 1 13 2-2 100.0 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 5
Jan 15 Presbyterian W, 95-58 1 20 4-8 50.0 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 9
Jan 18 UNC Asheville L, 80-76 1 9 0-1 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0
Jan 22 at Gardner-Webb W, 78-76 1 17 0-2 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0
Jan 25 Longwood L, 88-85 1 18 2-4 50.0 1-2 50.0 2-2 100.0 7
Jan 29 at Campbell L, 65-57 1 33 3-7 42.9 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 7
Feb 1 Liberty W, 80-66 1 24 3-8 37.5 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 6
Feb 5 Radford L, 82-76 1 10 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Feb 8 at VMI L, 92-84 - 25 3-11 27.3 1-2 50.0 3-4 75.0 10
Feb 15 Winthrop W, 84-64 - 18 2-2 100.0 2-2 100.0 0-0 - 6
Feb 17 at High Point L, 76-70 - 25 1-2 50.0 0-1 0.0 0-1 0.0 2
Feb 19 at UNC Asheville L, 82-71 1 20 0-1 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-1 0.0 0
Feb 22 at Presbyterian W, 86-47 1 21 3-3 100.0 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 7
Feb 26 Gardner-Webb L, 78-76 - 30 6-7 85.7 0-0 - 2-4 50.0 14
Mar 1 at Coastal Caro. L, 63-61 1 19 2-4 50.0 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 5
Mar 5 vs. Campbell W, 81-71 1 27 2-6 33.3 0-0 - 3-3 100.0 7
Mar 7 at Coastal Caro. L, 73-68 1 37 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 8 Johnson (TN) W, 130-51 1 17 3 7 10 1 0 - 1 0 0 0
Nov 10 at Delaware W, 95-93 1 24 1 4 5 2 2 1.0 0 0 2 0
Nov 13 UNC Wilmington L, 80-78 1 26 3 7 10 0 2 0.0 0 0 3 0
Nov 17 at New Mexico L, 109-93 1 28 0 5 5 0 2 0.0 0 1 3 0
Nov 20 at Baylor L, 69-64 1 11 0 1 1 0 1 0.0 0 0 3 0
Nov 26 Trinity (Fla.) W, 105-58 1 17 2 2 4 1 0 - 2 0 0 0
Dec 3 Delaware L, 85-80 1 13 1 2 3 1 0 - 0 0 1 0
Dec 14 at Alabama L, 59-45 1 33 4 11 15 0 2 0.0 0 0 4 0
Dec 18 at Western Caro. L, 92-84 1 20 1 1 2 0 2 0.0 0 1 2 0
Dec 21 at Central Ark. W, 97-90 1 29 4 4 8 1 2 0.5 2 0 1 0
Dec 28 St. Andrews W, 122-40 1 21 3 1 4 2 0 - 2 0 3 0
Dec 30 at Florida St. L, 67-59 1 23 0 6 6 1 1 1.0 2 0 0 0
Jan 6 Columbia International (S.C.) W, 105-45 1 12 5 7 12 0 0 - 0 0 1 0
Jan 8 Coastal Caro. W, 70-58 1 20 1 1 2 0 1 0.0 0 0 3 0
Jan 11 at Winthrop L, 85-68 1 13 1 4 5 1 1 1.0 1 0 4 0
Jan 15 Presbyterian W, 95-58 1 20 4 4 8 1 2 0.5 1 0 3 0
Jan 18 UNC Asheville L, 80-76 1 9 1 2 3 1 1 1.0 0 0 3 0
Jan 22 at Gardner-Webb W, 78-76 1 17 1 4 5 1 1 1.0 0 0 2 0
Jan 25 Longwood L, 88-85 1 18 0 2 2 1 0 - 0 0 0 0
Jan 29 at Campbell L, 65-57 1 33 7 9 16 5 1 5.0 2 0 1 0
Feb 1 Liberty W, 80-66 1 24 3 6 9 1 2 0.5 0 0 4 0
Feb 5 Radford L, 82-76 1 10 0 0 0 1 1 1.0 1 0 4 0
Feb 8 at VMI L, 92-84 - 25 9 2 11 0 2 0.0 0 0 3 0
Feb 15 Winthrop W, 84-64 - 18 1 1 2 1 1 1.0 0 0 3 0
Feb 17 at High Point L, 76-70 - 25 2 1 3 1 1 1.0 1 0 3 0
Feb 19 at UNC Asheville L, 82-71 1 20 0 8 8 0 1 0.0 1 0 4 0
Feb 22 at Presbyterian W, 86-47 1 21 1 4 5 0 1 0.0 0 0 2 0
Feb 26 Gardner-Webb L, 78-76 - 30 4 8 12 2 2 1.0 1 0 2 0
Mar 1 at Coastal Caro. L, 63-61 1 19 4 3 7 0 1 0.0 1 0 3 0
Mar 5 vs. Campbell W, 81-71 1 27 7 6 13 0 0 - 0 0 4 0
Mar 7 at Coastal Caro. L, 73-68 1 37 1 7 8 1 2 0.5 0 0 4 0
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2011-12 31 9 22.1 1.7-3.7 47.4 0.0-0.1 25.0 1.5-2.0 73.0 5.0
2012-13 32 12 24.4 2.1-4.6 45.9 0.5-1.3 41.5 0.8-1.4 56.5 5.5
2013-14 31 27 21.3 2.2-4.9 45.1 0.6-1.6 36.7 0.8-1.1 68.6 5.8
Total 94 48 22.6 2.0-4.4 46.0 0.4-1.0 38.3 1.0-1.5 66.7 5.4
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2011-12 31 9 686 54-114 47.4 1-4 25.0 46-63 73.0 155
2012-13 32 12 782 67-146 45.9 17-41 41.5 26-46 56.5 177
2013-14 31 27 660 69-153 45.1 18-49 36.7 24-35 68.6 180
Total 94 48 2128 190-413 46.0 36-94 38.3 96-144 66.7 512
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2011-12 31 9 22.1 2.5 3.1 5.6 3.4 0.0 0.3 1.0 0.3 0.8 0.0
2012-13 32 12 24.4 2.5 3.8 6.3 2.3 0.0 0.8 1.8 0.5 0.6 0.0
2013-14 31 27 21.3 2.4 4.2 6.6 2.4 0.0 0.8 1.1 0.7 0.6 0.1
Total 94 48 22.6 2.5 3.7 6.2 2.7 0.0 0.7 1.3 0.5 0.6 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2011-12 31 9 686 79 95 174 104 1 10 32 0.3 25 1
2012-13 32 12 782 81 121 202 75 1 27 56 0.5 18 1
2013-14 31 27 660 74 130 204 75 0 26 35 0.7 18 2
Total 94 48 2128 234 346 580 254 2 63 123 0.5 61 4
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 31 27 21.3 2.2-4.9 45.1 0.6-1.6 36.7 0.8-1.1 68.6 5.8
Conference 16 12 20.1 2.1-4.2 50.0 0.6-1.2 45.0 0.4-0.8 58.3 5.2
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -

Home 14 12 18.2 2.4-5.0 47.1 0.4-1.4 31.6 0.7-1.1 62.5 5.9
Away 16 14 23.6 2.1-4.8 44.2 0.8-1.9 40.0 0.7-1.0 68.8 5.7
Neutral 1 1 27.0 2.0-6.0 33.3 0.0-0.0 - 3.0-3.0 100.0 7.0

Wins 13 12 20.5 2.2-4.8 46.0 0.5-1.2 37.5 0.9-1.2 75.0 5.8
Losses 18 15 21.8 2.2-5.0 44.4 0.7-1.8 36.4 0.7-1.1 63.2 5.8

November 6 6 20.5 2.7-5.5 48.5 0.7-2.2 30.8 0.8-1.3 62.5 6.8
December 6 6 23.2 1.8-5.8 31.4 0.8-2.7 31.2 1.0-1.2 85.7 5.5
January 8 8 17.8 2.1-4.2 50.0 0.5-1.2 40.0 0.6-0.9 71.4 5.4
February 8 4 21.6 2.4-4.6 51.4 0.5-1.0 50.0 0.6-1.2 50.0 5.9
March 3 3 27.7 2.0-4.7 42.9 0.3-0.7 50.0 1.0-1.0 100.0 5.3
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 31 27 660 69-153 45.1 18-49 36.7 24-35 68.6 180
Conference 16 12 322 34-68 50.0 9-20 45.0 7-12 58.3 84
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0

Home 14 12 255 33-70 47.1 6-19 31.6 10-16 62.5 82
Away 16 14 378 34-77 44.2 12-30 40.0 11-16 68.8 91
Neutral 1 1 27 2-6 33.3 0-0 - 3-3 100.0 7

Wins 13 12 267 29-63 46.0 6-16 37.5 12-16 75.0 76
Losses 18 15 393 40-90 44.4 12-33 36.4 12-19 63.2 104

November 6 6 123 16-33 48.5 4-13 30.8 5-8 62.5 41
December 6 6 139 11-35 31.4 5-16 31.2 6-7 85.7 33
January 8 8 142 17-34 50.0 4-10 40.0 5-7 71.4 43
February 8 4 173 19-37 51.4 4-8 50.0 5-10 50.0 47
March 3 3 83 6-14 42.9 1-2 50.0 3-3 100.0 16
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 31 27 21.3 2.4 4.2 6.6 2.4 0.0 0.8 1.1 0.7 0.6 0.1
Conference 16 12 20.1 2.4 3.7 6.1 2.8 0.0 1.0 1.2 0.8 0.6 0.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Home 14 12 18.2 2.2 3.6 5.8 2.1 0.0 0.9 0.9 1.1 0.6 0.0
Away 16 14 23.6 2.2 4.6 6.9 2.6 0.0 0.8 1.4 0.6 0.6 0.1
Neutral 1 1 27.0 7.0 6.0 13.0 4.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 - 0.0 0.0

Wins 13 12 20.5 2.8 3.9 6.7 2.2 0.0 0.8 0.9 0.9 0.6 0.0
Losses 18 15 21.8 2.1 4.4 6.5 2.6 0.0 0.8 1.3 0.7 0.6 0.1

November 6 6 20.5 1.5 4.3 5.8 1.8 0.0 0.7 1.2 0.6 0.5 0.2
December 6 6 23.2 2.2 4.2 6.3 1.8 0.0 0.8 1.2 0.7 1.0 0.2
January 8 8 17.8 2.5 4.1 6.6 2.1 0.0 1.2 0.9 1.4 0.5 0.0
February 8 4 21.6 2.5 3.8 6.2 3.1 0.0 0.8 1.4 0.5 0.5 0.0
March 3 3 27.7 4.0 5.3 9.3 3.7 0.0 0.3 1.0 0.3 0.3 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 31 27 660 74 130 204 75 0 26 35 0.7 18 2
Conference 16 12 322 39 59 98 44 0 16 19 0.8 9 0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Home 14 12 255 31 50 81 30 0 13 12 1.1 8 0
Away 16 14 378 36 74 110 41 0 13 23 0.6 10 2
Neutral 1 1 27 7 6 13 4 0 0 0 - 0 0

Wins 13 12 267 36 51 87 28 0 11 12 0.9 8 0
Losses 18 15 393 38 79 117 47 0 15 23 0.7 10 2

November 6 6 123 9 26 35 11 0 4 7 0.6 3 1
December 6 6 139 13 25 38 11 0 5 7 0.7 6 1
January 8 8 142 20 33 53 17 0 10 7 1.4 4 0
February 8 4 173 20 30 50 25 0 6 11 0.5 4 0
March 3 3 83 12 16 28 11 0 1 3 0.3 1 0

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