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  Jakob Poeltl
Jakob  Poeltl

Player Profile
Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Vienna, Austria

High School:
Arkadia Traiskirchen

Height / Weight:
7-0 / 235

Position:
F

Experience:
HS

03/27/2015

Utah's Late-Game Rally Falls Short Against Duke

Taylor and Wright combine for 25 points, 11 rebounds five steals.

03/19/2015

Utah Holds Off Stephen F. Austin in Portland, 57-50

Poeltl's 18 points and eight rebounds leads the Utes to the Round of 32.

03/07/2015

No. 13 Utah Drops 77-68 Decision to Washington

Delon Wright led the team with 21 points in loss to the Huskies.

02/28/2015

No. 13 Utah Falls to No. 7 Arizona in Final Home Game

Wright scores a game-high 17 points for the Utes.

02/22/2015

No. 9 Utah Falls at Oregon, 69-58

Delon Wright scored 20 points to lead Utah

03/13/2015

Utah vs. Oregon: Pac-12 Tournament

Utah falls 67-64 to Oregon in the Pac-12 Tournament

03/12/2015

Men's Basketball vs. Stanford

Pac-12 Tournament on March 12, 2015

03/07/2015

No. 13 Men's Basketball vs. Washington (USA Today)

No. 13 Men's Basketball falls to Washington, 77-68; Credit: USA Today (USA Today)

02/22/2015

No. 9 Utah at Oregon

No. 9 Utah at Oregon

02/19/2015

Men's Basketball vs. Oregon State

NCAA Basketball: Utah at Oregon State (USATSI)

Prior to Utah: Poeltl is a seven-footer hailing from Austria, and chose the Utes after also making visits to Cal and Arizona. He displays outstanding offensive efficiency after shooting almost 75 percent from the floor in the top domestic league, the Bundesliga.

Poeltl was named an all-star after averaging 12.7 points, 7.7 rebounds and 2.3 blocks per game for the Arkadia Traiskirchen Lions.

In 2013, he captained the U-18 Austrian national team at the European Championships and was named to the second team by Eurobasket. Poeltl was part of the national championship team at the U-16 level and dominated the `B' division of the Bundesliga, being named two-time MVP when he suited up for the Vienna DC Timberwolves.

His leaping abilities and running skills help him to be a good factor in transition. Overall, he is considered as being greatly skilled for a player of his size due to his fundamentals and footwork.

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