Sun Devil WBB signee Meg Newman named to Jersey Mike’s Naismith High School Girls Midseason Team
ATLANTA – Meg Newman, who signed a national letter of intent to study and play basketball at Arizona State last November, was one of 25 student-athletes named to the 2021 Jersey Mike's Naismith High School Girls Midseason Team, according to an announcement by the Atlanta Tipoff Club on Tuesday.
A six-foot-three forward, who is ranked as the No. 33 overall player in the nation and No. 6 at her position by ESPN.com, Newman will be joining Charli Turner Thorne's Sun Devil squad next season. An adidas All-American, Newman will be coming to ASU from North Central High School in Indianapolis, Ind., where as a junior she averaged 10.7 points and 6.5 rebounds and earned All-Marion County and All-MIC Conference honors. She helped lead her squad to the sectional championship game where she turned in one of her top performances of the season, scoring 25 points. Newman shot 55 percent from the floor in 2019-20 with four games of six or more made field goals and a shooting percentage of 75% and higher. Newman's 9.6 points and 4.7 rebounds per game as a sophomore were important contributions in helping North Central advance to the state semifinal round. Newman's other honors include being named a state Junior All Star and a Brandon Clay Scouting All-American.
The 10 semifinalists for the 2021 Jersey Mike's Naismith High School Girls Player of the Year will be announced on Feb. 2.