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Boston College 84, Georgia Tech 64
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 ... Coaches like his explosiveness and athletic ability, ability to create scoring opportunities for others and for himself in both the open-court and half-court situations ... Tremendous work ethic and toughness.
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).
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.
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. ... Intended major is Business Administration.