GENERAL: Playmaker...Skilled, aggressive guard with a high ceiling...Brings good size to back court and Division I experience...Excellent with ball in his hands...Will be a major contributor when eligible.
2012-13 (At Coppin State): Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference All-Rookie selection...Averaged 10.3 points, 2.8 rebounds and 2.2 assists... Played in 31 of 32 games making 16 starts...Averaged 22.4 minutes per game...Led the team in scoring in his first three college games, including 25-point effort in season-opener at USC...Tallied career-high 29 points including game-winning free throws in 67-65 overtime win at Hampton.
BEFORE COLLEGE: Helped lead Newark to Group II State Championship as a senior...Averaged 11.2 points per game as a senior...Earned All-Essex County honors...Spent one season in post-graduate school at the Robinson School where he averaged 17.0 points and 8.0 rebounds per game.
PERSONAL: Son of Patrick and Denise Cole...Plans to study broadcasting at Siena...Chose Siena because he feels comfortable in the Capital Region and with the people he met on visit.
THE COLE FILE Twitter handle: @Pat5Cole Instagram handle: @Pat5Cole What I like most about Siena basketball: The camaraderie What I like most about Coach Patsos: His drive to win My before game routine: Pray Best advice I have ever received: "Stay humble!" Sport/position I always wanted to try: Lacrosse offensive midfield My dream car: Audi My dream job: Sports anchor If I could meet anyone, it would be: Bill Gates My hobbies: Shopping, video games, hanging out with friends Favorite sports teams: Denver Broncos, Miami Heat Favorite website: ballislife.com Favorite phone app: Instagram Favorite movie: Coach Carter Favorite actor: Kevin Hart