New Jersey Forward Has Solid Summer

Reporter Mike Sullivan has a player profile update on Wayne Newsom, a forward prospect from the state of New Jersey who played for Team NJABC over the past couple of months ...

PLAYER PROFILE: Wayne Newsom

HEIGHT: 6-foot-7

WEIGHT: 222 Pounds

POSITION: Power Forward

CLASS: 2010 Class, a rising senior

HIGH SCHOOL: Piscataway High School in Piscataway, New Jersey

AAU PROGRAM: Team NJABC

AAU HEAD COACH: Matt Pauls

PREVIOUS EVALUATION:

WHAT TEAM NJABC HEAD COACH MATT PAULS THINKS OF WAYNE NEWSOM'S INDIVIDUAL GAME:

Wayne did a tremendous job in playing in the paint and inside, grabbing rebounds and loose balls. he was one of the reasons why we had such a great summer.

h *Team NJABC claimed the Joe Brown Memorial tournament held last month week in Englewood, New Jersey. "He's so tough near the basket," said Pauls.

MATT PAULS' PREVIOUS THOUGHTS ON WAYNE NEWSOM'S INDIVIDUAL GAME:

He always works hard, can dunk the ball, and is getting better every week using his handle.

He is working on improving his perimeter game and strength. He's working also hard in the weight room. 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:

Binghamton, Iona, Marist, Siena, St. Francis of New York, Fairfiled, Stony Brook, Penn, Columbia, St. Peter's, Drexel, Rider, Harvard, Yale, Mount Saint Mary's, Robert Morris, and Quinnipiac.


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