NJ Underclassman Has Nice Size And Skills

Reporter Mike Sullivan provides a free player profile look at the individual game of New Jersey underclassman forward Wayne Newsom, who is expected to have a big spring and summer of AAU ball ...

PLAYER PROFILE: Wayne Newsom

HEIGHT: 6-foot-7

WEIGHT: 217 Pounds

HIGH SCHOOL: Piscataway High School in Piscataway, New Jersey

AAU PROGRAM: Team NJABC

AAU HEAD COACH: Matt Pauls

WHAT MATT PAULS THINKS OF WAYNE NEWSOM'S INDIVIDUAL GAME:

"He already has nice size and he's only a junior. He's always shown me toughness and skills. He works hard, can dunk the ball, even puts the ball down on the floor nicely.

"Wayne is working on his medium range game onthe perimeter and his strength. His work ethic is unbelievable. He sometimes works out three times per day, and often calls me and asks what he can do better...he's terrific to coach."

COLLEGES/UNIVERSITIES OF INTEREST IN HIS RECRUITING PROCESS:

Fairfield, St. Francis of New York, Stony Brook, Penn, Iona, Drexel, Rider, Mount Saint Mary's, Robert Morris, and Quinnipiac.


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