Sources are telling 27 Sportsfirst that Martin Newton, Nike's sports marketing manager and the son of former UK Athletic Director C.M. Newton will be named Kentucky's Director of Basketball Operations.
Newton has been with Nike for 13 years and prior to working with Nike he worked for Converse for 13 years.
Our own Rob Bromley had the pleasure of having Martin Newton as the color analyst for 10 years during the big blue sports networks broadcast of uk games.
Our sources tell 27 Sportsfirst the announcement will come on June 1st....