Paris Horne
Paris  Horne


Middletown, Del.

High School:
Bridgton Academy (Maine)

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 189




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    On Horne: A superior athlete, finisher and rebounder ... a lock-down defender, on and off the ball ... a game-changing scorer who loves to take it to the rim ... an explosive and dynamic slasher who possesses the ability to score in transition and can also knock down the mid-range shot ... boasts an always-improving perimeter game, with solid long-distance accuracy ... a dangerous and legitimate deep threat who authored a solid junior season that followed a breakout sophomore campaign ... owns 42 double-figure scoring games headed into his senior year, including seven games where he has gone for 20 or more points ... was part of an East Coast All-Star team that took a 10-day tour of Switzerland and France in August, competing in five international exhibition games and visiting sites such as the Eiffel Tower and the Louvre.

    Steve Lavin On Horne: "Clearly, Paris is our team's best defender. Offensively, his quickness, slashing ability and open-court play will be vital to our success. He is the ultimate team-player."

    As a Junior in 2009-10: One of three Red Storm players to see action in all 33 games, along with teammates D.J. Kennedy and Sean Evans, ... made a team-high tying 32 starts on the year, including all 18 BIG EAST games ... averaged 9.1 points per game overall and 9.1 in BIG EAST play, ranking third on the squad in both categories ... his .370 3-point field goal percentage (44-of-119) was third among all Red Storm players, while his .373 mark in conference games (22-of-59) paced the squad ... registered 12 contests of multiple 3-pointers, including six with three or more from long-range ... contributed 1.5 assists per game overall, good for third on the team ... posted a second-straight season of averaging 3.0 rebounds per game or better (3.1) ... recorded 12 games of four rebounds or more ... contributed nine points and five assists for the Red Storm in its NIT First Round game at Memphis (Mar. 17) ... totaled 10 points, four assists and a career-high tying four steals against Marquette (Mar. 10) in the BIG EAST Tournament ... collected 13 points on 5-of-10 field goals and pulled down four rebounds vs. Connecticut in the BIG EAST Tournament opening round (Mar. 9) ... scored a season-best 20 points on 7-of-17 shooting in a career-high 48 minutes while grabbing seven rebounds at DePaul (Mar. 5) ... went 5-for-9 from 3-point range, tallying 18 points to go along with five rebounds at Syracuse (Mar. 3) ... scored 11 vs. Pitt at Madison Square Garden (Feb. 27) ... chipped in with 11 points, including a 3-of-3 mark from beyond the arc, in a road win at USF (Feb. 20) ... registered 12 points and a career-high tying seven rebounds against Seton Hall (Feb. 17) ... scored 12 points against West Virginia at The Garden (Feb 6) ... poured in 15 points on 6-of-11 field goals on the road against Louisville (Jan. 9) ... notched eight points with three assists and five rebounds against Providence at Carnesecca Arena (Jan. 3) ... totaled 16 points, drilling 5-of-6 from beyond the arc, with four boards against Bryant (Dec. 23) ... had 12 points, five rebounds and three assists against Cornell (Dec. 21) in the MSG Holiday Festival ... went 4-for-5 from the free throw line and tallied 14 points against Fordham (Dec. 13) ... drained three 3-pointers to score nine points against Georgia (Dec. 9) ... scored nine points and grabbed four rebounds at Duke (Dec. 5) ... netted nine points and collected three rebounds against Siena in the Philly Hoop Group Classic (Nov. 27) ... splashed in three 3-pointers en route to a 15-point effort against St. Bonaventure (Nov. 17) ... went 5-for-10 from the floor to tally 12 points while grabbing five rebounds against LIU (Nov. 13).

    As a Sophomore in 2008-09: A first team All-Met selection by the Metropolitan Basketball Writers Association (MBWA) ... saw action in 33 of the Red Storm's 34 games, starting 31 ... led the team in scoring at 14.6 ppg (482 total points), after averaging 5.1 ppg (152 total points) as a freshman, an increase of 9.5 points per contest ... averaged 16.1 ppg in BIG EAST play ... scored in double-figures in 24-of-33 games played, including 12-straight contests from Nov. 18 to Jan. 3 ... in addition to scoring, paced St. John's in field goals made (181), 3-point field goals made (61), 3-point percentage (.335) and steals (53) while finishing third in rebounding (111, 3.4 per game) ... scored a game-high 23 points in St. John's BIG EAST Tournament victory over Georgetown (March 10) ... his effort included a career-best 7-for-7 performance from the free throw line against the Hoyas ... in the regular-season win over Georgetown, contributed 16 points and six rebounds (four offensive) ... chipped in 17 points in back-to-back games vs. Syracuse (Feb. 24) and at DePaul (Feb. 28) ... performance against the Blue Demons included a 5-for-8 mark from 3-point range ... drained a career-high six 3-pointers and scored a game-high 23 points at Marquette (Feb. 14) ... six shots from long-range then tied for the fifth-most in a single game in St. John's history ... also dished a career-best six assists vs. the Golden Eagles ... shot 7-of-14 from the floor to tally 20 points at Cincinnati (Feb. 11) ... went 9-of-15 from the field to total 21 points at Seton Hall (Feb. 5) ... scored 19 points on a 7-of-12 shooting effort and notched a career-high tying four steals vs. USF (Feb. 1) ... 16 points at West Virginia included a 6-for-7 mark at the charity stripe (Jan. 28) ... career-high 27 points came against Rutgers at Madison Square Garden (Jan. 24), where he made a career-best 12-of-13 field goals ... 20-point performance vs. Cincinnati at home featured a 4-for-7 effort from long range and six boards (Jan. 22) ... poured in 24 points on 9-of-13 shooting against UConn (Jan. 15) ... shot 5-of-10 from the floor to tally 14 points in St. John's win over then-No. 7/10 Notre Dame (Jan. 3) ... scored 16 points and set a new career high with four steals at Providence (Dec. 31) ... totaled 14 points against Miami at The Garden, going 6-for-12 from the floor (Dec. 27) ... shot 5-of-14 from the floor and scored 12 points vs. Marist (Dec. 20) ... averaged 13.0 ppg in the Holiday Festival, with 12 against Marist (Dec. 20) and 14 against Virginia Tech (Dec. 21) ... totaled 11 points and to go along with four assists vs. Bethune-Cookman (Dec. 14) ... netted 18 points on 7-of-9 shooting vs. NJIT (Dec. 8) ... contributed 13 points and three assists vs. St. Francis (Dec. 1) ... chipped in with 12 points vs. Loyola (Ill.) in the NIT Season Tip-Off consolation round (Nov. 25) ... scored 15 points on 6-of-12 shooting in his first career start vs. Howard (Nov. 22) ... tallied 14 points in just 18 minutes off the bench against Boston College in the NIT Season Tip-Off opening round (Nov. 18).

    As a Freshman in 2007-08: Played in all 30 games, often contributing as the first guard off the bench ... averaged 5.1 points per outing and 15.2 minutes per appearance ... recorded three games of double-figure scoring and 11 outings of six or more points ... his .448 field goal percentage (56-for-125) ranked third among Red Storm regulars, and his .455 3-point field goal percentage (10-for-22) in BIG EAST contests rated first on the team ... caught fire down the stretch, contributing 7.1 points over the last eight games ... fired at a 51.4 percent clip (19-for-37) from the field and hit at a 64.3 percent mark from long range (9-for-14) in those contests ... totaled nine points in the season finale vs. West Virginia at Madison Square Garden (March 8), an effort that included three rebounds, a steal and a 2-for-4 mark from long distance ... grabbed six rebounds and added nine points at Duke (Feb. 23) ... contributed 12 points on 4-of-6 shooting vs. Marquette at The Garden (Feb. 20) ... garnered first career start in a Red Storm win at USF (Feb. 2), scoring two points and adding three rebounds in 17 minutes ... netted six points in just 11 minutes at Connecticut (Jan. 8) ... tallied eight points, two boards and two steals vs. Tulane (Dec. 22) in the Outrigger Hotels Rainbow Classic ... set original career marks with 12 points and four 3-pointers against Niagara (Dec. 15) ... contributed eight points on a 4-of-8 effort from the floor against Miami in his first road contest (Dec. 2) ... tallied eight points, grabbed four boards and added two steals vs. Fairleigh Dickinson (Nov. 25) at Carnesecca Arena ... cracked double-figures for the first time as a collegian with 11 points vs. Sacred Heart (Nov. 20) ... scored eight points and grabbed five rebounds against St. Francis (Nov. 14) in his college debut.

    At Bridgton Academy: Played alongside Red Storm teammate Justin Burrell as the duo led their team to a 34-5 record and the No. 1 national ranking among all prep programs for most of the season ... squad earned the New England Preparatory School Athletic Council (NEPSAC) Championship in 2006-07 ... averaged 13.0 ppg, 7.0 rpg and 5.0 apg for Bridgton and head coach Whit Lesure ... rated as a top 30 prospect at the shooting guard position by recruiting services ... lit up the scoreboard with a season-high 27 points in a victory over Hargrave Military Academy.

    Personal: Paris L. Horne ... born in Philadelphia, Pa. ... son of Anita Burns and Paris Horne ... step-parents are Robin Horne and Kevin Burns ... has three brothers, Haneef Hood (18), Kevin Burns (10) and Gary Burns (9), and one sister, Kareema Horne (20) ... chose to attend St. John's because he likes the faculty ... majoring in sport management.

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