Paul White - F (2014)

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Paul White (Photo credit: Scott Powers/ESPNChicago)








200 lb



Chicago (IL) Whitney Young HS


Rankings Rankings

Rivals: (#58 overall)
Scout: (#11 PF / #48 overall)
ESPN: 84 (#14 SF / #57 overall)
24/7: 92 (#23 SF / #86 overall)
City/Suburban Hoops Report: #5 player in 2014

Previous Rankings: 4 stars (#12 SF/#29 overall > #9/#21) by Rivals; 4 stars (#11 PF/#46 overall > #7/#30 > #6/#21 > #6/#24 > #6/#26) by Scout; 4 stars/88 (#10 SF/#32 overall) > 5 stars/97 (#3/#17) by ESPN; 4 stars/92 (#20 SF/#77 overall > #20/#77) by 24/7; #8 > #5 > #3 in Illinois by City/Suburban Hoops Report

Honors Honors

2013 Honorable Mention All-State - Class 4A (AP)
Summer 2011: 15U MOP Swish 'N Dish Spring Warm-Up (NY2LA Sports)

Statistics Statistics

2012-13: 13.7 ppg, 5.9 rpg, 2.6 apg, 1.9 spg, 1.6 bpg | Junior (Young) - MaxPreps
Summer 2012: 5.9 ppg | EYBL
2011-12: 9.3 ppg, 6.2 rpg, 2.4 apg, 1.1 spg, 1.2 bpg | Sophomore (Young) - MaxPreps
2010-11: 5.0 ppg, 2.1 rpg, 1.7 apg | Freshman (Young) - USA Basketball

Verbal commitment Verbally committed to Georgetown

White picked up his offer from Wisconsin after an unofficial visit the weekend of the Nebraska football game. Despite losing a significant amount of time this summer to a dislocated finger, the entire Big Ten is expressing serious interest. White did not start as a freshman at Whitney Young since the Dolphins are so loaded, but that didn't stop Illinois from offering prior to White's first varsity game, nor Arizona, DePaul, Marquette, Missouri or Ohio State from following suit. Michigan State, Purdue and Syracuse and also keeping tabs on White, who was named to the USA Basketball Developmental National Team this spring. White was also invited to Nike's Kevin Durant Skills Academy in June, but could not participate due to injury.

Press Clippings Recent Press

06.25: Young's Paul White is a top tier second banana (Chicago Sun-Times)

07.29: Day 3: G.R.B.A. National Championships (
05.07: Class of 2014 is special at the top (City/Suburban Hoops Report)
01.29: Paul White Has An Impressive List of Offers, Continues To Hone His Skills (
01.06: Super Soph Paul White lists offers (Five-Star Basketball)

09.27: Whitney Young Star Paul White Now Has A Scholarship Offer From Ohio State (
05.21: Spiece World 2011: Top Underclassmen (SLAM)

12.17: W. Young's frosh big on national stage (ESPN Chicago)
09.23: Illini offer Young pair in Okafor and White (City/Suburban Hoops Report)
06.01: Next up ... (City/Suburban Hoops Report)

Multimedia Audio / Video

Interview: Paul White Extensively Breaks Down Recruitment - YouTube (04.09.13)
Highlights: Paul White 2014 Chicago Whitney Young at the GRBA Championships - YouTube (09.05.12)
Highlights: Paul White #2 - YouTube (06.06.12)
Highlights: Paul White - Meanstreets - EYBL Mixtape (06.16.12)
Highlights: Paul White Top 20 Sophomore in the Country - YouTube (10.05.11)
Highlights: Paul White shows size + elite skills at HS summer shootout - YouTube (07.24.11)
Highlights: Chicago 2014 Stars - Jahlil Okafor and Paul White - Whitney Young SwagAir - YouTube (09.10.10)
Highlights: Paul White - Ferrari {AKA Young Quincy Miller} - Vimeo (07.25.10)

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2011-12 Schedule | 2010-11 | Chicago Sun-Times

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