In his Hoosier debut, Pittsburgh transfer Josh Newkirk dished out seven assists against just one turnover in 24 minutes of action.
Newkirk flashed strong court vision and an ability to find teammates in a variety of ways — in transition, in the pick and roll and on the move in the halfcourt.
We’ll take a look at four of his assists in the latest edition of Film Session:
Juwan Morgan grabs the rebound and the Hooisers are on the move:
Morgan brings the ball to the right wing and begins to make a move to the middle of the court. Newkirk hangs in the left corner:
As Morgan makes his move into the paint, Newkirk’s man starts shading over and Newkirk takes the opportunity to cut to the basket behind him:
Morgan falls to the ground, but is able to get it to Newkirk:
Newkirk attracts the defense and makes a sharp pass across the court to Curtis Jones:
Jones splashes it in for three points: