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13  Paulius Packevicius
Paulius Packevicius

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Kaunas, Lithuania

High School:
The Oakridge School (Arlington)

Height / Weight:
6-9 / 230

Position:
Forward

Birthdate:
03/03/1985

Experience:
3L


2007-08: Suffered a knee injury during practice the day before the Southern Miss game in late January and missed the final 12 games of the year ... at the time of his injury, ranked second in Conference USA in rebounding with a 9.8 per game average (177 total in 18 games) ... also ranked 10th in the league with a 1.33 blocks per game average ... in addition to 9.8 rebounding average, was scoring 11.1 points per game ... only player on the squad to start the first 18 games of the season ... credited with pulling down double-digit rebounds in 11 of 18 games played as a senior ... in last game played, registered a 16-point, 20-rebound night in loss to Houston at Reliant Arena ... the 20 rebounds set a new career standard for the senior and marked his eighth double-double of the year ... a week earlier, registered a 13-point, 12-rebound effort against No. 2 Memphis ... was named to the 2008 Academic All-District VI team as selected by the membership of the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) ... the economics and managerial studies major carries a 3.58 grade point average ... was also a repeat selection to the Conference USA All-Academic Team.

Prior to 2008 C-USA Play: Scored in double figures in the Owls' first three games of the season, including a season-high 18 against Duquesne ... entering senior year, career scoring high was 11 points while his career rebounding mark was eight ... would register double-doubles the first two games of the year ... in addition to the 20 boards against Houston during league play, grabbed 15 boards and scored 13 points in win at Texas State ... recorded his sixth double-double of the season in the Owls' road loss at Oklahoma ... had 16 points and 10 rebounds in the game ... earlier in the week scored 17 points and had seven rebounds at Vanderbilt.

2006-07: Played in all 32 games and started the last 20 contests... Scored single season-high 110 points... Tallied season-high 11 points vs. Houston and also scored nine vs. East Carolina... Grabbed eight rebounds vs. Vanderbilt and seven at SMU and at Marshall.

2005-06: Appeared in 22 games and made six starts including the last five games of the season... Tallied six points in three games (Utah, at Houston and vs. SMU)... Snared career-high eight rebounds vs. Palm Beach Atlantic... Made 76.3 percent of his free throws (29-38).

2004-05: Competed in 25 games... Tallied season-high eight points in win over Grambling State... Scored six points in win at SMU... Season-high three rebounds vs. Grambling State, at Syracuse, Rockhurst, and vs. SMU.

High School: 2004 graduate of the Oakridge School in Arlington where he played his junior year for coach Kenny Yates... Did not play as a senior due to an arm injury... Averaged 12 points,12 rebounds and four blocks as a junior... McDonald's all-America nominee... Attended Petras Vileisis Secondary in Kaunas, Lithuania, for two years prior to The Oakridge School.

Personal: Full name: Paulius Packevicius. Birth date: March 23, 1985 in Lithuania. Parents: Kestutis and Aurelija Packevicius.

Minutes Total 3-Point F-Throws Rebounds
Year gp-gs min avg fg fga pct fg fga pct ft fta pct off def tot avg pf fo ast t/o blk stl pts avg
2004-05 24-0 168 7.0 15 22 .682 0 0 .000 8 16 .500 14 17 31 1.3 45 1 3 7 3 11 38 1.6
2005-06 22-6 265 12.0 15 29 .517 0 0 .000 29 38 .763 19 26 45 2.0 57 1 9 22 3 7 59 2.7
2006-07 32-20 646 20.2 40 88 .455 0 0 .000 30 46 .652 52 79 131 4.1 101 5 25 34 13 18 110 3.4
2007-08 18-18 565 31.4 75 169 .444 0 0 .000 50 74 .676 49 128 177 9.8 57 1 13 55 24 18 200 11.1
TOTAL 96-44 1644 17.1 145 308 .471 0 0 .000 117 174 .672 134 250 384 4.0 260 8 50 118 43 54 407 4.2

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