Graduate transfer from UT Martin Parker Stewart has committed to Archie Miller and the Hoosiers. Stewart announced his commitment to Indiana on Twitter this afternoon. Stewart, a lengthy shooting guard, adds size and much-needed three point shooting to the Hoosiers’ roster. He will have two years of eligibility remaining.
The 6-foot-5 guard from Union City, Tennessee originally played for the University of Pittsburgh, where he originally committed to after high school. He averaged 9.1 points per game and he was a consistent force for the Panthers. He shot 80% (40 of 50) from the free throw line and 38.6% (71 of 184) from behind the arc during his time in the ACC.
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He was the first active player to request a release from the program after the departure of then-coach Kevin Stallings. Stewart would then transfer to play for his late father at the University of Tennessee Martin, after a year of sitting out due to NCAA transfer rules.
With an increased role, Stewart scored 19.2 points per game play for his father and tallied 3.8 assists per game as well. He shot 76.6% (95 of 124) at the charity stripe and maintained his three point percentage at 34.8% (71 of 204).
As reported by ESPN’s Jeff Borzello, Stewart mentioned his fit with the Hoosiers as well as his relationship with assistant coach Kenya Hunter, who the Hoosiers added to their staff during this off season.
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