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  Austin Newton
Austin Newton

Administrative Assistant

Second Season

Alma Mater:
Eastern Kentucky '05

  • Newton Feature

    Austin Newton is in his second year as a staff assistant for the UMass basketball program. He continues his association with Travis Ford who coached him for four years at Eastern Kentucky.

    Newton is responsible for video preparation and exchange with the Minutemen as well aiding the staff with recruiting, scouting and other administrative duties.

    As a player, Newton played four years at Eastern Kentucky helping the Colonels to the 2005 NCAA Tournament. He served as back-up point guard playing in 12 games, scoring eight points and handing out eight assists as a senior.

    Newton was a three-year Colonel Scholar-Athlete at EKU. He graduated Cume Laude with a 3.5 GPA in 2005 with a Bachelor of Arts and Sciences in Public Relations.

    In his prep career, Newton was named the Heartland Conference Player of the Year as a senior averaging 21.3 points and 6.2 assists in 2000-01.

    He is engaged to Amy Sutton. The couple is planning a Summer 2007 wedding.

    The Newton File
    Birthdate: April 25, 1983
    Alma Mater: Eastern Kentucky `05
    Coaching Experience Massachusetts, Staff Asst. /Video Coord. 2005-Present


      Event Calendar

      Saturday, Mar 7
      at George Washington 3:30 PM gametracker
      Wednesday, Mar 11
      vs A-10 First Round TBA
      Thursday, Mar 12
      vs A-10 Second Round TBA
      Friday, Mar 13
      vs A-10 Quarterfinals TBA
      Saturday, Mar 14
      vs A-10 Semifinals TBA
      Sunday, Mar 15
      vs A-10 Championship 1:00 PM
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