Jordan Poole wasn't a star during his freshman year at Michigan, but the guard made one of the most dramatic shots in school history during the 2018 NCAA Tournament.
With the Wolverines trailing the Houston Cougars by two points in the final seconds of their second-round matchup, Poole knocked down the buzzer-beater to send Michigan to the Sweet 16.
Jordan Poole's bringing the clutch gene to the league! 🚨〽️
Congrats to the @umichbball guard on being selected No. 28 overall! #NBADraft pic.twitter.com/KQxLbJ5BQl— NCAA March Madness (@marchmadness) June 21, 2019
Michigan would go on to lose to Villanova in the championship game, but they never would have made it that far if Poole hadn't hit the dramatic shot.
Poole didn't start any of Michigan's 39 games during the 2017-18 season and averaged just 6.0 points in 12.2 minutes. Mo Wagner, a 2018 first-round pick of the Lakers, was the star of that team.
But with Wagner in the NBA, Poole stepped into a feature role this past season, averaging 12.8 points in 33.1 minutes.
The Warriors were impressed enough with Poole to take him with the No. 28 pick in Thursday's NBA Draft.
Poole will get a chance to compete for minutes on a Warriors team that is ravaged by injuries and uncertainty surrounding free agents.
If he can make shots like the one he hit against Houston in 2018, the Warriors will love having Poole on the roster.