10   Ryan Paradise
Ryan Paradise

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Naperville, IL

High School:
Central

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 168

Position:
Guard


2006-07 Highlights: Appeared in 22 games, including 20 starts, and averaged 10.1 points-per-game, while shooting a team-best 42.5% (37-for-87) from three-point range...posted 18 points in the Huskies' 81-74 win over Ohio on Feb. 10...garnered 11 points and four assists against Bowling Green on Feb. 7...converted four treys and finished with 16 points against Buffalo on Feb. 3...tallied 15 points on 6-for-9 shooting against Miami on Jan. 30...knocked down four three-pointers and finished with 16 points against Ball State on Jan. 16...grabbed a career-high seven rebounds against Central Michigan on Jan. 13...collected 18 points against Eastern Michigan on Jan. 9...finished with 11 points and three treys against Bucknell on Dec. 30...scored a career-high 23 points and tied a career-high with five three-pointers against Marist on Dec. 29...returned from a five-game absence due to illness and responded with nine points in five minutes of action against Stephen F. Austin on Dec. 22.

2005-06 Highlights: Appeared in all 28 games and averaged 4.8 points in 15.1 minutes of action per game...shot a team-best 45.5% (15-for-33) from three-point range and 52.4% (11-for-21) in MAC action...over the final nine games of the season shot 58.8 (10-for-17) from beyond the arc...named the MAC West Division Player of the Week for the period ending January 8, after scoring a career-high 22 points in an 84-82 overtime victory over Buffalo (1/7/06)...drained a career-best five three-pointers - all in the first half - in an 86-60 win over Western Michigan (2/4/06)...scored 10 points and tied a team-season best with four steals in a 102-61 win over Aurora (11/26/05)...scored 12 points on 4-for-5 shooting, including two three-pointers, in a 98-97 double-overtime loss to Winthrop (2/18/06)...was a perfect 3-for-3 from three-point range and finished with 11 points in a 80-70 win over Central Michigan (2/22/06).

2004-05 (Redshirt): Redshirted the 2004-05 season while recovering from a left wrist injury.

2003-04 Highlights: Reoccurring left-wrist injury (shooting hand) shortened an improving freshman season ... Was tops among freshmen in minutes per game (14.6) prior to season-ending wrist surgery ... Suffered the wrist injury during his prep career at Naperville Central High School, but was forced to the surgical table because the wrist failed to heal properly ... Was the back-up at the point prior to being sidelined and was averaging 17.5 minutes in the four games prior to sitting out ... Played a season high 22 minutes in his last game of the season at Bowling Green (1/10/04) ... Scored a season high 11 points against Ohio (1/3/04) on a career high 9-of-11 shooting at the free throw line ... Averaged 1.2 assists in 14 games, with a career high three dimes coming vs. Cornell College (12/15/03) ... Scored seven points with a trey at Notre Dame (11/24/03) ... Also grabbed four boards and handed out two assists vs. the Irish in his first career road game ... Hit 3-of-5 shots to score eight points vs. St. Francis (12/30/03).

Prep / Personal: Capped off a tremendous high school career with a great senior season ... Scored 19.5 points per game with 5.2 rebounds a contest as a Special Mention All-State selection by the Chicago Tribune ... Also picked up state-wide recognition as an All-Illinois Basketball Coaches Association Third-Team member ... All-Area honors came in for the second year in a row from the Chicago Sun-Times and Daily Herald ... Racked up his third All-DuPage Valley Conference award with his second consecutive First-Team honor ... Highlighted conference play with a career-high 38-point night against Glenbard North ... Had a strong junior campaign, scoring 19.2 ppg., while earning a spot on the IBCA's Honorable Mention All-State roster ... Numbers from 2001-02 gave him preseason publicity as a player to watch in the DVC from the Chicago Tribune and Chicago Sun-Times in their annual boys' basketball previews for the second year in a row ... Finished his career as the Redhawks' all-time three-point leader with 151 treys ... His 1,293 career points rank second all-time at Naperville Central...son of Fran and Nancy Paradise ... Born Feb. 24, 1985 ... Majoring in Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Paradise Career Highs

Minutes: 35 at Miami(1/30/07)
Points: 23 at Marist(12/29/06)
Rebounds: 7 vs. Central Michigan(1/13/07)
Assists: 5 vs. Duquesne(11/25/06)
Steals: 4 vs. Aurora(11/26/05)
Blocks: 1 on five occasions
FG: 9 at Marist(12/29/06)
FG Att.: 15 at Marist(12/29/06)
3PT FG Made: 5 on two occasions
3PT FG Att.: 8 at Marist(12/29/06)
FT Made: 9 on two occasions
FT Att.: 10 on two occasions

Paradise Career Stats at Northern Illinois

Year	G-GS	Min.	Avg.	FG-A	Pct.	3FG-A	Pct.	FT-A	Pct.	Reb.	Avg.	A	BK	ST	Pts.	Avg.
2003-04	14-0	205	14.6	13-46	.283	4-21	.190	18-23	.783	19	1.4	17	1	6	48	3.4
2004-05			DID NOT PLAY
2005-06	28-0	424	15.1	49-112	.438	15-33	.455	22-31	.710	47	1.7	34	5	15	135	4.8
2006-07	22-20	576	26.2	77-168	.458	37-87	.425	32-40	.800	41	1.9	42	0	13	223	10.1
Totals	64-20	1205	18.8	139-326	.426	56-141	.397	72-94	.766	107	1.7	93	6	34	406	6.3