Tristen Newton

Updated on 4/4/23.  Written by Alan Lu.

Height: 6-5
Weight: 190
College: Connecticut
Classification: Senior
Birthdate: 4/26/2001

Projected Draft Range: 2nd Round to Undrafted


Decent scorer off the dribble
Decent shooter
Solid playmaker
Decent rebounder for his size
Decent defender
Above average athlete


Streaky shooter
Lacks an elite first step off the dribble
Unselfish to a fault
Can be careless on offense, which can lead to turnovers
Overshadowed by higher profile teammates


Tristen Newton is an agile, skilled guard that is having a solid senior season at Connecticut. He is a tall, playmaker that can score in a variety of ways, and is a good passer that can make passes over smaller guards to get assists. He’ll need to be a more consistent shooter in games, but his athleticism and versatility could enable him to make his way to the NBA someday.

RealGM Profile
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Games Scouted:
3/25/23 Connecticut vs. Gonzaga
4/3/23 Connecticut vs. San Diego State

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