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Paul Botts
Position: Hall of Fame Class of 1999
Other Position: Men's Basketball; 1969-71
Paul Botts
Courtesy: CMU Athletic Communications
Release: 09/28/2007
An outstanding CMU basketball player from 1969-71, Paul finished his career as the program's second-leading scorer (1,278 points)... his career scoring average (16.6 ppg) was the eighth-highest in CMU history... twice led the Chippewas into postseason NCAA tournament play... drafted by the NBA's Detroit Pistons in 1971... twice named the CMU MVP...a first-team Interstate Intercollegiate Athletic Conference choice and a second-team all-district pick in 1970... a first-team all-district selection in 1971... led CMU in scoring for three straight seasons... earned an honorable mention All-America nod as a senior... a 6-foot-4 product of Grand Rapids Central High School.