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Solomon Poole
Solomon Poole

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Jacksonville, Fla.

High School:
North Florida Educational Institute

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 190

Position:
Guard

Birthdate:
09/28/1994

Experience:
1 letter



03/29/2014

#TGW: Looking Back

Reviewing Tech's 2013-14 basketball season

02/03/2014

Solomon Poole Dismissed from Tech Basketball Team

Tech sophomore will finish out the spring semester academically

12/21/2013

Georgia Tech Falls at Vanderbilt, 76-63

Daniel Miller scored 16 points and grabbed 10 rebounds in loss.

11/25/2013

#STINGDAILY: Picking Yourself Up

Tech rallied the troops and rallied for a win over North Carolina A&T

11/08/2013

Tech Beats Presbyterian 88-57 in Season Opener

Starting front court (Miller, Georges-Hunt and Carter, Jr.) combines for 42 points and 26 rebounds in opening victory.

01/29/2014

Georgia Tech vs. North Carolina

Georgia Tech men's basketball

12/03/2013

Georgia Tech vs. Illinois (USATSI)

Georgia Tech vs. Illinois (USATSI)

11/30/2013

Men's Basketball at St. John's

USATSI Gallery

11/11/2013

USATSI Men's Basketball vs. Delaware State

Georgia Tech men's basketball vs. Delaware State

11/08/2013

Georgia Tech vs. Presbyterian (USATSI)

The Yellow Jackets opened the regular season with an 88-57 victory over the Blue Hose.

Career notes

Highly-rated guard from Jacksonville, Fla., who signed a letter-of-intent with Georgia Tech in November ... Graduated early from North Florida Educational Institute and was admitted to Tech in mid-December ... Certified eligible to play by the NCAA on Dec. 14 and began to practice with the team on Dec. 15 ... Younger brother of Tech sophomore Stacey Poole, Jr., making them the first brothers to be on the same Tech team since Jon and Drew Barry in 1991-92, and just the third set of brothers on the same team in Tech history ... Played the second semester of the 2012-13 season and the first semester of the 2013-14 season until being dismissed from the team on Feb. 3 for conduct and accountability issues ... Wore No. 45 as a freshman, changed to No. 2 for 2013-14.

2013-14 - Game-by-Game Statistics

Started five games, and has averaged 6.4 points and compiled a 29/27 assist/turnover ratio ... Scored five points in the ACC opener at Maryland ... Had the team's highest success rate on 3s (35.1 pct.) on 57 attempts (2nd on the team)... Scored a career-high 24 points (9-16 FG, 5-9 3s) against Mississippi at the Barclays Center Classic ... Only other double-digit game came at Vanderbilt (11 pts, 3-of-8 on 3s)... Hit a pair of threes and scored eight points against Presbyterian ... Followed that with a career-high eight assists and just one turnover against Delaware State ... Five points, two assists and one turnover at Georgia... Underwent surgery on his right shoulder following the 2012-13 season to repair a torn labrum, was back on the court for summer drills.

2012-13 - Game-by-Game Statistics

Made his collegiate debut against Alabama State, and played in 21 games (all 18 ACC games) after becoming eligible, scoring at least two points in 13 games while totaling 21 assists ... Missed the BC game on March 9 due to a death in the family... Gave Tech 17 important minutes at Virginia Tech and 16 at Miami while Mfon Udofia sat with foul trouble in each half ... Hit a three-pointer and had two assists at Virginia Tech; went 2-for-2 from the floor with an assist at Miami... Averaged 9.5 minutes in ACC games, but struggled shooting the ball (28.9 oct. overall).

High School

Attended and graduated from North Florida Educational Institute in the fall of 2012 ... Was an all-state guard in the 2011-12 season at Terry Parker High School in Jacksonville, where he averaged 21 points a game ... Four-star prospect by Rivals and Scout, rated as high as 14th among all prep players at one point ... Rated No. 37 in his class in both rating services at the time of his enrollment at Tech ... Played on the AAU circuit for the Atlanta Celtics.

Personal

Born September 28, 1994 ... Son of Stacey and Shelley Poole ... Father, Stacey, was a standout at the University of Florida who ranks as the Gators' No. 4 all-time scorer with 1,678 points, is now a high school principal ... Younger brother of Tech sophomore Stacey, Jr. ... Majoring in Business Administration.

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