Purdue’s Brandon Newman and Ethan Morton Help US East Coast Beat San Julia Stars


Purdue guards Brandon Newman and Ethan Morton played their first game with the United States East Coast roster alongside several other college basketball athletes. The team earned an 82-65 win Friday night over the San Julia All-Stars.

Newman, who saw 13 minutes of playing time, scored his 12 points in the first half of the game. He finished second on the team in total points. The rising Boilermakers junior also had two rebounds and two steals.

Morton saw 15 minutes of floor time and he recorded three points, four rebounds and three assists while coming away with a steal.

The United States East Coast squad was led by Colorado guard KJ Simpson, who scored a team-high 13 points. He and Newman were among the team’s four players to finish the game in double digits.

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The team are set to play again on Saturday at 1pm ET after a tour of FC Barcelona’s home stadium, Spotify Camp Nou, in the morning.

Barcelona 2022 United States East Coast Squad Roster

  • No. 0: Benny Williams, forward, Syracuse
  • No. 1: Jaylen Banks, Guard, Duke
  • No. 2: Ethan Morton, guard, Purdue
  • No. 3: KJ Simpson, Guard, Colorado
  • No. 4: Cinque Stephens, guard, NYU
  • No. 5: Brandon Newman, guard, Purdue
  • No. 7: John Hugley IV, Forward, Pittsburgh
  • No. 9: Logan Alters, guard, California
  • No. 11: Alyn Breed, guard, Providence
  • No. 12: Jaden Bobbett, guard, Middelberry College
  • No. 14: Shamir Bogues, guard, Tarleton State
  • No. 15: Jarrett Hensley, forward, Cincinnati
  • No. 22: JR Konieczny, Garde, Notre Dame
  • N°33: Rafael Castro, Forward, Providence
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  • Former Purdue Star Carsen Edwards signs with the Turkish team: Carsen Edwards is traveling to Turkey to play for Fenerbahce after a short stint with the Detroit Pistons last season. The former Purdue star will not have the chance to play under No. 5 pick Jaden Ivey in the NBA this coming season. CLICK HERE
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Daily Big Ten

  • 5 August : Ohio State kicker Jake Seibert plays cornerback during the team’s fall camp. Additionally, five-star forward Liam McNeeley will visit Indiana basketball and Michigan is top-three for four-star rookie cornerback Jordan Matthews. CLICK HERE

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