NCAA certifies Poole eligible at Georgia Tech

The NCAA has certified guard Solomon Poole, who signed with

Georgia Tech in November, eligible to begin playing this


Solomon Poole is the younger brother of Stacey Poole Jr., a

transfer from Kentucky who also becomes eligible next week for

Georgia Tech.

Solomon Poole, a 6-foot guard from Terry Parker High School in

Jacksonville, Fla., signed with Georgia Tech in November and was

admitted to the school last week. He is eligible to play as early

as Monday following Friday’s ruling.

The Poole brothers’ father, Stacey Poole, played at Florida.

They become the first brothers to play on the same Georgia Tech

team since Jon and Drew Barry in 1991-92.