|Patrick Cole 11
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