“Even so, Poole said transferring first semester last season — even though it meant not earning an NCAA title with the Wildcats — was worth it.
“I could have stayed, I could have had a ring … but I kind of knew my time would be limited and stuff like that,” he said. “And going into my second year, I thought it was time for a change.
“I wish I could have started earlier with [Tech] and played that first game this season. And I know I have to blend in, probably coming off the bench. But once I get my feet wet, I should be fine. I know how to play the game, just sitting out and watching, I know where I can strive to fit in. I just can’t wait to get in there.”