Solid AAU Play Elevates New Jersey Forward

Reporter Mike Sullivan has a free player profile look at the individual game of New Jersey prospect Wayne Newsom, who had a solid summer ...

PLAYER PROFILE: Wayne Newsom

HEIGHT: 6-foot-7

WEIGHT: 220 Pounds

POSITION: Power Forward

CLASS: 2010 Class, a current 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:

He plays hard near the rim and does a great job grabbing rebounds on both ends of the court. He had a great summer because he never quit on the ball around the basket.

Wayne has been working a while on his ballhandling skills and making improvements in his jump shooting. He has always worked hard and often works out two to three times a day.

He's a coach's dream.

COLLEGES/UNIVERSITIES OF INTEREST IN HIS RECRUITING PROCESS:

Columbia, Yale, Penn, Binghamton, Iona, Marist, Siena, Drexel, Rider, Harvard, Mount Saint Mary's, Robert Morris, and Quinnipiac.


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