Skyhawk Men's Basketball | Marshun Newell - 25

PositionG
YearSenior
HometownMemphis, Tenn.
Height/Weight6-3 - 195 lbs.

BEFORE UTM: Comes to UT Martin out of Southwest Tennessee Community College, where he was ranked as the No. 80 junior college player in the nation by JUCORecruiting.com…Playing under coaches Verties Sails and Kevin Whitted, Newell’s Southwest Tennessee teams posted a 26-18 record in his two seasons…The Saluqis advanced to a pair of Tennessee Community College Athletic Association/National Junior College Athletic Association Region VII Tournaments in Newell’s tenure…Last season, Newell averaged 18.0 points, 6.9 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 2.3 steals in 34.3 minutes per game…Nade a team-high 30 three-pointers and also shot 79.6 percent from the free throw line (109-for-137) on his way to All-TCCAA first team honors…Poured in at least 20 points on eight different occasions last season, including a season-best 28 point effort at Motlow State on Feb. 13…Compiled four double-doubles, pulling down a career-high 13 rebounds at Dyersburg State on Feb. 2…Career-high in assists came against Mid-South on Nov. 29, a game in which he nearly recorded a triple-double (15 points, nine rebounds, nine assists)…As a freshman in 2011-12, Newell averaged 10.6 points, 4.9 rebounds, 2.1 assists and 1.2 steals, earning a spot on the All-TCCAA second team…Cracked the 20-point mark in four contests, compiling a season-high 28 points against Motlow State on Jan. 28…Other season-highs included 12 rebounds and six assists against Jackson State on Dec. 9 and six assists against Dyersburg State on Feb. 4…Was an all-district and all-region selection under head coach Nicholas Adams at Middle College High School in Memphis…Poured in 15.9 points per game during his senior season, a year where the Bulldogs finished as runner-up in the District 16A…Piled up a season-high 25 points against Sheffield High School on Feb. 5, 2009.

PERSONAL: Born on Jan. 7, 1991…Son of the late Katrina Hill…Is the cousin of former Skyhawk All-American Lester Hudson, who earned two OVC Male Athlete of the Year awards from 2007-09…Majoring in business management.



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