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Erick Green named to the Paul VI Athletic Hall of Fame


Erick Green (Paul VI)

In his first year eligibility, Denver Nuggets guard and former Paul VI star Erick Green has been named to the Paul VI athletic hall of fame.

Green was born in Inglewood, California but grew up in Winchester, Virginia. For the first three years of his high school career, Erick played basketball for Millbrook High School. Green transferred to Paul VI in 2009 to finish off his high school career.

Erick led Paul VI to a state championship. After the championship, Green was named EA Sports All-American. The Washington Post selected him to the All-Metro team and the Associated Press picked him as Virginia Group AA Player of the Year. Green was rated as a three star shooting guard by Rivals. Before he made his decision to go to Virginia Tech, Green had offers from schools like George Mason, James Madison, and St. Joseph.

During his four-year career as a Hokie, Green averaged 13.5 points per game. Erick best year was his senior year, when he averaged 25 points per game and was named 2012-13 ACC Player of the Year. Green is now playing in the NBA for the Denver Nuggets.

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