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  Jakob Poeltl
Jakob  Poeltl

Player Profile
Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Vienna, Austria

High School:
Arkadia Traiskirchen

Height / Weight:
7-0 / 248

Position:
F

Birthdate:
10/15/1995

Experience:
1L

02/10/2016

Bonam Scores 18 as Utah Beats Washington, 90-82

Utah shot a season-high 67.3 percent from the field.

02/07/2016

Men's Basketball Falls At No. 16 Oregon, 76-66

Kyle Kuzma led the Utes (17-7, 6-5) with 18 points, and Jordan Loveridge had 16 points and 10 rebounds.

01/24/2016

Poeltl, Utah Hold Off Washington in Overtime, 80-75

Jakob Poeltl scored 29 points in the victory.

01/14/2016

Jakob Poeltl Named to Wooden Award Midseason Top-25 List

Sophomore has been named to multiple midseason All-America lists

01/01/2016

#21/22 Utes Fall In Overtime to Stanford 70-68

Jakob Poeltl leads the Utes with 16 points in the Pac-12 Opener

01/30/2016

Utah 96, Stanford 74

The Utes top Stanford, on January 30, 2016.

01/27/2016

Utah 73, Cal 64

Photos from Cal @ Utah on January 27, 2016.

01/24/2016

Utah Edges Washington in OT, 80-75

The Utes narrowly escaped with the overtime win over the Huskies on Sunday night.

01/21/2016

Utah 92, Washington State 71

The Utes defeat Washington State, on January 21, 2016.

01/17/2016

Utah 59, Oregon State 53

The Utes defeat Oregon State, on January 17, 2016.

2014-15
Semifinalist for the Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Award … was named to the CBSSports.com Freshman All-American team … also named to the Pac-12 All-Freshman squad … among the top college players to take part in in the first annual Nike Basketball Academy in Southern California during the summer of 2014, where he received instruction from NBA coaches and select NBA players such as Anthony Davis, Kevin Durant and LeBron James ... ranked 11th in the Pac-12 with 6.8 rebounds per game … led the conference and ranked fourth in the nation with a 68.1 shooting percentage (128-188) from the field … tallied a Utah freshman record 63 blocks on the season … his 1.85 blocks per game ranked third in the Pac-12 … his 311 points ranks 9th most on Utah’s all-time freshmen leaderboard … pulled down 230 total rebounds, which ranks fourth most in the freshmen record book … started in all 34 games that he appeared in during his first season with the Runnin’ Utes … suited up for the first time against Ball State (11/14) and made an immediate impact with 18 points in the contest … scored a season-high 24 points against North Dakota (11/28) … pulled down season-high 12 boards against San Diego State 911/18) and North Dakota (11/28) … tallied three double-doubles on the season … was a perfect 10-for-10 from the field against North Dakota (11/28).

Prior to Utah
Hailing from Austria, 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 … 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.

Personal
Born Oct. 15, 1995 ... chose Utah following visits to both Cal and Arizona.
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