Paul Mills (basketball)

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Paul Mills
Current position
TitleHead coach
TeamOral Roberts
ConferenceSummit League
Record15–32 (.319)
Biographical details
Born (1972-04-04) April 4, 1972 (age 46)
Houston, Texas
Alma materTexas A&M University ('96)
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1996–1999North Belt Christian Academy
1999–2002Fort Bend Baptist Academy
2002–2003Rice (video)
2003–2017Baylor (asst.)
2017–presentOral Roberts
Head coaching record
Overall15–32 (.319)

Paul Kerry Mills (born April 4, 1972) is an American college basketball coach and current head coach for the Oral Roberts Golden Eagles men's basketball team.[1]

Coaching career[edit]

After graduating from Texas A&M University in 1996, Mills began his coaching career in the high school ranks in Texas at North Belt Christian, where in three years he led the team to a 63-17 record and three district championships. From 1999 to 2002, Mills was the head coach at Fort Bend Baptist Academy (now Fort Bend Christian Academy) until becoming video coordinator at Rice under Willis Wilson.[2]

In 2003, Mills joined Scott Drew's staff at Baylor, where he stayed for 14 years, and was part of seven NCAA appearances by the Bears.[3]

On April 28, 2017, Mills was named the head coach at Oral Roberts, replacing Scott Sutton.[4]

Head coaching record[edit]

The following table displays Mills' head coaching record at the collegiate level.

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Oral Roberts Golden Eagles (Summit League) (2017–present)
2017–18 Oral Roberts 11–21 5–9 T–5th
2018–19 Oral Roberts 4–11 0–0
Oral Roberts: 15–32 (.319) 5–9 (.357)
Total: 15–32 (.319)

      National champion         Postseason invitational champion  
      Conference regular season champion         Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion       Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion


  1. ^ "Paul Mills Named New ORU Head Men's Basketball Coach". 28 April 2017.
  2. ^ "Paul Mills". Rice Owls. Archived from the original on March 10, 2003. Retrieved January 29, 2018.
  3. ^ "Paul Mills Bio - Baylor Official Athletic Site".
  4. ^ Paul Mills introduced as new Oral Roberts head coach,, May 1, 2017.