Purdue guards Brandon Newman and Ethan Morton made their debut with the USA East Coast roster along with several other college basketball athletes. The team won 82-65 against the Sanjulia Stars on Friday evening.
Newman, who saw 13 minutes of playing time, scored 12 points in the first half. He is second overall in scoring. The Boilermakers’ rising junior also recorded two rebounds and two steals.
Morton saw 15 minutes of floor time, and recorded three points, four rebounds and three assists, coming off one steal.
The USA East Coast roster was led by Colorado guard KJ Simpson, who scored a team-high 13 points. He and Newman were among four players on the team to finish the game in double figures.
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The team is scheduled to play again at 1pm on Saturday following the morning visit to Spotify’s Camp Nou at FC Barcelona’s stadium.
2022 USA East Coast Team Barcelona List
- 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: Allyn Breed, Guardian, Providence
- no. 12: Jaden Bobbett, guard, Middleberry College
- No. 14: Shamir Boggs, guard, Tarleton State
- No. 15: Jarrett Hensley, forward, Cincinnati
- yes. 22: JR Konieczny, guard, Notre Dame
- No. 33: Rafael Castro, Forward, Providence
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