Recapping Newman Signing With MSU

Callaway (MS) High School 5-star basketball prospect Malik Newman signed with Mississippi State Friday afternoon. We at GenesPage.com had you covered. If you want to relive the event, check out our entire coverage in this recap.

  • Name: Malik Newman
  • Classification: 2015
  • High School: Callaway High School (Jackson, MS)
  • AAU Team: Jackson Tigers (Director, Larry Stamps)
  • Position: Combo Guard
  • HT: 6-foot-3.5 WT: 185
  • Scout.com Ranking: 5-Star
  • Schools of Interest: Signed with Mississippi State

  • A little after noon Friday, Newman commits to Mississippi State over his other finalists, Kentucky, Kansas, LSU, North Carolina State and Ole Miss - Newman Commits to Mississippi State (Evan Daniels)

    Newman talked one-on-one with Gene's Page about his decision to sign with Mississippi State - One-On-One With MSU Signee Malik Newman (Gene Swindoll)

    In this video, Newman talked to the media covering his press conference about his decision to sign with Mississippi State - GPTV: Newman Talks About Signing With MSU (Gene Swindoll)

    Newman's dad, Horatio Webster, played basketball at Mississippi State for two years, earning All-SEC honors. He discusses his son's decision of playing for his alma mater - Webster: Mississippi Is Depending On Him (David Murray)

    The two women who know Newman the best are his mother, Lakeyshia Myles, and his step-mother, Katherine Webster. They provide their insight about Newman the person - High Flying Newman Stayed Grounded (Steve Robertson)

    Longtime friend of both Malik Newman and his dad Horatio Webster, Detrick White (a former MSU basketball player and guard) talks about watching Newman grow and develop into the player that he is today - Newman "Going To Be A Joy To Watch"

    Callaway High School head coach David Sanders has coached Newman throughout his high school career. He talks about Newman as a player, his importance to the Callaway basketball program and his importance to the entire state of Mississippi during his high school career - CoachSpeak: Malik Newman (Steve Robertson)

    Newman has played for the AAU team the Jackson Tigers since he was a 9th grader in high school. Tigers assistant coach Thandi Wade has helped coach him throughout those four years. He offers his opinion on the type player he has been and what his impact at Mississippi State could be - Thandi Wade Talks About Malik Newman (Gene Swindoll)

    This is a photo gallery of the press conference at Callaway High School - Malik Newman Press Conference Photo Gallery (Gene Swindoll)

    Scout's four national basketball recruiting experts offer their opinions on the impact that Newman could have on the Mississippi State basketball team next season and the statement new MSU coach Ben Howland made by signing Newman after only being on the job a day less than a full month - Scout Experts Discuss Newman's Impact On MSU (Gene Swindoll)

    Scout National Recruiting Analyst Rob Harrington evaluates Malik Newman as a player - Malik Newman: Evaluation (Rob Harrington)

    In this analysis, Ben Howland has shown the college basketball world that Mississippi State is once again a power player in the SEC and possibly on the national scene thanks to the signing of Malik Newman - Analysis: Howland Wins First Bulldog Battle (David Murray)


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