Eric Paschall was born on November 4, 1996, in North Tarrytown, New York. He is a power forward in the NBA.
Growing up, Paschall played AAU ball with and befriended future NBA player Donovan Mitchell. Paschall began dunking at the age of 12. He attended Dobbs Ferry High School and averaged 20 points and nine rebounds per game as a sophomore. As a junior, Paschall was named state Class B player of the year and Westchester County Mr. Basketball. He averaged 26.0 points, 11.2 rebounds and 2.5 assists per game to lead the Eagles to Section 1 finals. Paschall transferred to St. Thomas More School as a senior, where he helped the team advance to the National Prep School Championship title game. Paschall was honored as the NEPSAC AAA Player of the Year.
Paschall committed to play for Fordham. He debuted with 31 points and ten rebounds against New York Tech, setting a school record for most points by a freshman in his opening game. As a freshman, he was twice named Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week. He missed four games due to a leg injury. Paschall averaged 15.9 points and 5.5 rebounds per game and was named Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Year. After the season, Paschall opted to transfer to Villanova after coach Tom Pecora was fired. He redshirted on the national championship team.
As a sophomore, Paschall averaged 7.2 points and 3.8 rebounds per game. He recorded a season high 19 points to push the Wildcats to win versus Creighton 79-63 on February 25, 2017. In the Big East quarterfinal, he had 17 points and five rebounds in a 108-67 win over St. John's.
Paschall missed two games in February 2018 with a concussion. He averaged 10.3 points, 5.0 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game as a junior. In the Sweet Sixteen of the 2018 NCAA Tournament, he had 14 points in the win versus West Virginia. In the Elite Eight, Paschall had 12 points and 14 rebounds in a 71-59 win over Texas Tech. He had one of his best overall games in the Final Four, scoring 24 points on 10-of-11 shooting to help the Wildcats beat Kansas 95-79. As a senior, Paschall averaged 16.5 points and 6.2 rebounds per game. He was named to the First-Team All-Big East.
On June 20, 2019, Paschall was selected 41st overall in the second round of the 2019 NBA draft by the Golden State Warriors. On July 11, 2019, the Golden State Warriors announced that they had signed with Paschall. On October 24, 2019, Paschall made his debut in NBA, coming off from bench in a 122–141 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers with fourteen points, four rebounds, three assists and two steals. On October 30, 2019, Paschall scored his career high twenty points in a 110–121 loss to the Phoenix Suns with three rebounds, two blocks and a steal.