On this episode of Podward State, hosts Matt Paolizzi and Samuel Brungo are joined by Penn State basketball legend, current Osaka Evessa guard DJ Newbill.
Newbill talks about his basketball journey including a early transfer from Southern Miss to Penn State and what brought him to Happy Valley. He dives into his relationship with former men's basketball coach Patrick Chambers and what it was like to be the star at Penn State during that time.
DJ talks about his overseas basketball journey with stories from the eight countries that he has played in, including playing for Tony Parker's team and against LaMelo Ball in Australia.
Podward State is an Onward State-produced podcast. Onward State is an independent, student-run Penn State news site that works to generate honest conversation in the hopes of enriching the Penn State community.
The show was founded by Matthew Ogden, Matthew Paolizzi, and Mitchell Stewart in 2019. They have covered a plethora of topics and hosted numerous guests including Super Bowl Champion Jordan Hill, Penn State Basketball legend DJ Newbill, UPUA President Zach McKay, and 2018 PA Senate Candidate Ezra Nanes.
Our podcasts releases episodes weekly and features discussions about all things Penn State, including sports, news, student life, and entertainment which will be available on Spotify and YouTube.