3  Pookie Powell
Pookie Powell

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Orlando, Fla.

High School:
Dr. Phillips

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 180

Position:
Guard

Experience:
HS

Major:
Undeclared


02/14/2014

Memphis Basketball Notes Vs. Connecticut

Tigers, Huskies to face off in Hartford Saturday.

03/17/2014

Memphis Basketball: ESPN College Game Day Sights and Sounds

Check out some of the sights and sounds from the college game day experience where the tigers took on the gonzaga bulldogs

01/27/2014

Memphis Basketball Puts on Dunk Show in 82-59 Win Over Houston

Watch the full highlights and recap of the Tigers' first AAC home win on Thursday night, cruising past the Houston Cougars 82-59.

01/27/2014

Memphis Basketball Wins Third Straight, Downing USF 80-58

Highlights and recap of the Tigers' 80-58 win over the USF Bulls on Sunday afternoon in FedExForum.

01/22/2014

Memphis Basketball: On the Road To Philadelphia

Take a behind the scenes look at the Memphis men's basketball trip to the City of Brotherly Love to take on American Athletic Conference foe Temple. Go Tigers!

01/14/2014

Memphis Basketball Knocks Off No. 12 Louisville on the Road

Highlights and full recap of the Tigers upset win over the No. 12 and reigning national champion Louisville Cardinals on the road Thursday night.

Career
Enrolled at the University of Memphis in the fall of 2013 ... Did not practice or play with team in 2013-14.

2013-14 (Freshman)
Enrolled at the University of Memphis in the fall of 2013 ... Did not practice or play with team in 2013-14.

High School
After the 2012-13 season, ranked among nation's elite players by Scout.com (No. 77), ESPN.com (No. 95) and Rivals.com (No. 95) ... Averaged 27.8 points, 5.2 assists, 4.2 rebounds and 2.8 steals in his senior season (2012-13) ... Connected on 89 three-pointers ... Set Dr. Phillips High School season records for scoring average (27.8), points scored (811), free throws made (202-of-303) and three-pointers made (89-of-261) ... Helped lead the Panthers to a 20-8 overall record and the regional final ... Named the state of Florida's Class 8A Player of the Year ... One of eight finalists for Florida's Mr. Basketball award ... Earned All-Central Florida first team honors ... Selected to play in the Florida vs. USA Hardwood Classic ... Scored 14 points in the classic ...

A top-100 recruit ... Rated nationally by Scout.com (No. 87) and ESPN.com (No. 93) ... Rivals.com ranked him the No. 101 player in the country ... A consensus top-25 point guard in the country ... Rated among the nation's top point guards by Scout.com (No. 20), Rivals.com (No. 21) and ESPN.com (No. 23) ... ESPN.com ranked him the region's No. 25 recruit and the state of Florida's No. 5 player ...

As a junior in 2011-12, was a Florida Class 8A All-State second team pick ... Averaged 19.2 points, 6.7 assists, 4.7 rebounds and 2.4 assists last season ... Helped lead Dr. Phillips High School to a 24-6 overall record ... The Panthers spent part of the 2011-12 campaign as the No. 1 team in Florida's Class 8A state rankings ... Dr. Phillips won Metro Conference and district titles en route to advancing to the state regional semifinal round ...

As a sophomore in 2010-11, was a member of the Dr. Phillips squad that advanced to the Florida Class 8A state championship game ... In the summer of 2012, averaged 28.1 points and 6.4 assists for the Florida Assault/Showtime Ballers.

Personal
Major is undeclared ... Birthday is October 1 ... Born in Lakeland, Fla. ... Son of RaShawn Powell and Joy Hicks.

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