Newkirk planning to make an impact in redshirt year

Josh Newkirk won’t get the opportunity to take the floor this season for an Indiana team that should begin the season ranked in the top 15, but he’s still expecting to make an impact on the program. The 6-foot-1 guard, who transferred from Pittsburgh, will sit out this season due to NCAA transfer rules. As he […] The post Newkirk planning to make an impact in redshirt year...
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September 18, 2015  |  Discuss

A closer look at the Josh Newkirk addition

On Sunday, Indiana added a 13th scholarship player to its roster in Josh Newkirk, a transfer from Pittsburgh who will sit out the 2015-2016 season. The 6-foot-1 guard, a native of Raleigh, North Carolina, has two years of eligibility remaining. The program has yet to officially announce Newkirk’s signing. But given that he must sit out […] The post A closer look at the Josh...
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August 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Q & A: Newkirk’s father discusses Indiana commitment

Indiana added a 13th scholarship player to its 2015-2016 roster over the weekend when Pittsburgh transfer Josh Newkirk committed to the program. Newkirk, a 6-foot-1 guard, is in Bloomington and started classes today. Inside the Hall spoke with Newkirk’s father, Reggie, for insight on his decision to transfer to Indiana. Our full Q & A […] The post Q & A: Newkirk’s father...
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August 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Indiana adds Pittsburgh transfer Josh Newkirk

Indiana has filled its final scholarship for the 2015-2016 season. As first reported by CBS Sports, former Pittsburgh guard Josh Newkirk, who is currently rehabbing from knee surgery, is joining the program. He will sit out this season due to transfer rules. A native of Raleigh, North Carolina, Newkirk averaged 5.9 points, 2.7 assists and 1.3 […] The post Indiana adds Pittsburgh...
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August 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Indiana Basketball Lands Pittsburgh Transfer Guard Josh Newkirk

Josh Newkirk, a former guard for Pittsburgh, is transferring to Indiana, according to a report by CBS Sports.  Newkirk, a 6-foot-1, 185-pound guard, played two seasons for the Panthers. He averaged 5.9 points and 2.7 assists a game in 2014-15. Newkirk announced he was transferring earlier this month.  He was a three-star recruit in the 2013 class.  BREAKING: Pitt transfer Josh...
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August 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh’s Josh Newkirk Undergoes Knee Surgery

Pittsburgh Panthers guard Josh Newkirk underwent left knee surgery today, according to head coach Jamie Dixon. The operation repaired Newkirk’s lateral meniscus as well as a microfracture. Dixon said his player would miss four to six months of action, but is expected to be ready for the preseason. Newkirk, a rising junior from Raleigh, North Carolina, posted 5.9 points and 2.7...
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May 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Pitt basketball: How Pitt can beat Duke

Pitt basketball has been good defensively this year, anchored on that end by senior wing Cameron Wright and sophomore big man Michael Young. Despite their success, tonight’s matchup against Duke is a serious cause for concern. The Blue Devils are an absolute basketball factory that presents a challenge on the order that the Panthers have not faced yet this season. Duke could send...
January 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Pitt Basketball: First week of ACC play

Pitt basketball finished their first week of ACC play with one win out of three games. They faced NC State and Boston College on the road and Clemson at home. The Panthers now have a record of (11-5, 1-2). They will face Florida State this week. The Panthers have been struggling to score this season, they average 66 points per game which is ranked 203rd in the nation. However they...
January 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Pitt Panthers Basketball: Previewing the point guard position

The point guard position for the 2014-15 Panthers is shaping up to be one of the more reliable positions. Junior James Robinson will most likely return to the starting lineup for the third year in a row. After Robinson, the Panthers are extremely talented at this position with sophomore Josh Newkirk contributing off of the bench. Robinson boasted the third best Assist-to-turnover...
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Pitt basketball: Josh Newkirk has a bright future with Pitt

Josh Newkirk has a bright future within the Pitt basketball program. While the freshman-guard contributed just 4.6 ppg off of the bench this season he did so while only seeing limited minutes. However, as the season came to a close he showed several flashes of his undeniable skill and ability to score that could pay dividends in the future. He enrolled at Pitt as a three-star recruit...
April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

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