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Paula Reus








Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Previous School

IES Joaquim Blume

JUNIOR (2023-24): Played in 31 games with 30 starts… averaged 32.5 minutes per game, 11.2 points per game, 5.5 rebounds per game, 1.8 assists per game, 1.1 steals per game and 0.4 blocks per game… shot 41.1% from the floor, 33.6% from three-point range… 21 games with a three-pointer, 12 games with multiple three-pointers… went 4-4 from three against Fresno State and made five three-pointers against Nevada… scored in double figures in 17 games, three games with 20-plus points… season-high 25 points against Eastern Illinois… led or tied for the team high in scoring eight times… UNM was 14-3 when Reus scored in double figures… credited with a steal in 23 games, nine games with multiple steals… nine consecutive games with a steal… season-high four steals against San Diego State… eight games with a block, five games with two blocks… finished 18th in the MW in rebounding, 16th in scoring and fifth in minutes played per game… in conference games, finished 15th in scoring (10.8), 18th in rebounding (5.1) and fourth in minutes played per game (33.8).

SOPHOMORE (2022-23): Played in 33 games with 22 starts… averaged 24.8 minutes per game, 8.0 points per game, 4.3 rebounds per game, 1.8 assists per game, 0.7 steals per game and 0.4 blocks per game… scored in double figures in 13 games with one double-double against New Mexico State… at least one steal in 17 games… third on the team in rebounds and second in blocks.

FRESHMAN (2021-22): Named to the MW All-Freshman team… played in 34 games with two starts (at Houston and at Arizona)… scored in double figures in eight games… had a season-high 19 points in the win against Fresno State… went 7-for-8 against Arizona, making her first seven shots and finished with a team-high 15 points… averaged 19.5 minutes per game, 6.9 points per game, 3.9 rebounds per game… season-high seven assists at Houston and twice finished with six assists… finished with 61 assists, 21 steals, 15 blocks and 234 points… shot .439 from the floor and made 18 three-pointers… made four three-pointers in the win at Colorado State, finishing with 17 points and a near double-double with nine rebounds… recorded at least one block in 11 games, at least one steal in 14 games… had four steals in the win against UTEP and two blocks in four games… averaged 8.8 points per game, 4.6 rebounds per game and 20.3 minutes per game in conference play, scoring in all but one game… scored in double figures in seven conference games… tied for third on the team in assists (61) and third in blocks (15)… named MW Freshman of the Week on Jan. 24…named to the Academic All-MW Team.

HIGH SCHOOL:  Graduated from IES Joaquim Blume.

INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE: Played on the U16 Spanish national team at the U16 FIBA 2019 European Championship, finishing third … averaged 11.7 minutes, 3.5 points, 2.8 rebounds, 0.8 assists and 0.7 steals per game … best performance came against Sweden, scoring nine points and grabbed seven rebounds to go along with two steals and an assist … played for Barça CBS LF2, winning the regular season championship, and qualified for the finals … Balearic selection five of six years … also played for Bahía San Agustín and Segle XXI … played in 25 games and averaging 4.7 points per game with Segle XXI.

PERSONAL: Born Nov. 30 in Palma de Mallorca … parents are Maria Teresa and Guillermo … has one sibling, Alex … undecided on major.

Coach Bradbury on Reus: “We are excited about the addition of Paula to our program. She will provide depth at the forward position and her international experience will be an added bonus to our team.”

Reus on Why She Chose New Mexico: “I chose UNM because I feel I can grow as a person and a player,” Reus commented. “The University is really good academically and I can get a quality education while playing basketball. The coaching staff has been really supportive during my recruitment process, and I felt wanted. Being far away from home, I feel I can have my family away from home here.”