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Georgia Tech will be adding another weapon on Monday with the NCAA clearing Solomon Poole.
Poole had been able to enroll for the spring semester at Georgia Tech after graduating high school a half-year early, and needed the NCAA to clear him for sports.
Now, Poole has the go-ahead from the NCAA, meaning he could make his college debut against Alabama State at home on Monday. However, don't expect Poole to make a huge impact right away for the Yellow Jackets. As a freshman and especially as a guard, head coach Brian Gregory feels that he's better served being eased slowly into the lineup:
"I think one of the big things that’s big with us right now is our team chemistry and different things like that, and I think he understands that. I think he’s willing to do anything in any role that we ask him."
At 6-2, Gregory has the luxury of trying to incorporate Poole a little at a time before Georgia Tech's ACC slate kicks off against the Miami Hurricanes on Jan. 5.
Currently, the Yellow Jackets are 2-0 on a seven-game homestand.