2019 Recruit Profile Page: Brandon Newman

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Hometown – Valparaiso, Indiana (Valparaiso High School)
Position – Shooting Guard
Height – 6-foot-4
Weight – 180
247 Sports Composite Rating – 4-star (101st overall/17th SG)
Primary Competition – Purdue, Xavier, Ohio State (Top Four)

Timeline — Newman hasn’t established a clear timeline. He took an official visit to Purdue on the weekend of September 1 and is taking an official visit to IU on the weekend of September 8.

  • Expect late summer / early fall visits, and a decision in the October/November time frame.

Indiana Connections — Newman has reportedly established a good relationship with the IU coaching staff.  He is also close with fellow IU class of 2019 recruiting target and AAU teammate Armaan Franklin.

Key Stats —

  • Averaged 24.9 points and nine rebounds per game last season for Valparaiso.
  • Averaged 17.4 points and 4.7 rebounds per game for Meanstreets on the Nike EYBL


“I like the way they play, really. I really enjoyed myself when they beat Northwestern by like 20. They’re fast, they like to run. They have guys that can make shots.”

– On Indiana, USA Today, July 2018




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