Academic All-WAC (2008, 2009, 2010); CoSIDA Academic All-District (2010); National leader in assist-to-turnover ratio (3.96-to-1.00) in 2009, which is a NCAA single-season record;Preseason Second-Team All-WAC (2010-11).
Ranks tied for 16th all-time in school history along with teammate Tai Wesley for games played with 105... Has started 95 games during his career which is the longest-active streak on the team and ranks seventh all-time at USU... Also ranks fourth all-time at Utah State in three-point shooting at 42.7 percent (153-358), while his 153 made treys and 358 attempts both rank sixth all-time in school history... Has 270 career assists to rank 17th all-time at USU... Has scored in double-figures 33 times during his career, including two 20-point games... Has a career assist-to-turnover ratio of 2.84-to-1.00.
Solid in every phase of the game and makes very few errors... A good shooter, a very good defender and an excellent passer... Should continue to improve in all facets of the game during his senior season.
2010 SEASON (JR.):
One of three players on the team along with Jared Quayle and Tai Wesley to start all 35 games during the season, which is tied for the most in school history... Finished the year ranking fifth in the WAC in three-point shooting at 42.1 percent and averaged 8.0 points, 4.0 rebounds and 2.9 assists, while shooting 44.4 percent from the field and 88.1 percent at the free throw line... Played 1,050 minutes during the season which ranked second on the team (30.0)... Was also second on the team in three-pointers made (59) and attempted (140), and third in assists (102)... Had an assist-to-turnover ratio of 3.4-to-1.0 during the season, which included a 3.0-to-1.0 during WAC play to lead the league... Scored in double-figures 13 times during the season, including a season-high 15 points three times during the season against Weber State (11/13), Morehead State (12/21) and Hawai'i (1/11)... Was a perfect 5-of-5 from three-point range against UH which is tied for the best shooting percent from three in a single game in school history... Recorded his first-ever double-double against Western Oregon (12/29) with 11 points and a career-high 11 rebounds... Tied his career-high with 11 rebounds at Nevada (1/13)... Played a career-high 44 minutes in that same game against the Wolf Pack... Took two charges and recorded two dunks during the season... Earned CoSIDA academic all-district honors... An academic all-WAC honoree... Voted by his teammates as the player the Best Represents Utah State Basketball for the second year in a row.
2009 SEASON (SO.):
Started all 35 games at shooting guard and led the team in minutes played with 1,134 (32.4 mpg), which ranks sixth all-time in school history for a single-season... Averaged 9.0 points, 4.2 rebounds and 3.2 assists per game, while shooting 43.1 percent from the field, 39.5 percent from three-point range and 76.2 percent from the free throw line... Finished the year with an assist-to-turnover ratio of 3.96-to-1.00, which led the nation and ranked first all-time at Utah State... That assist-to-turnover ratio is also a single-season NCAA record... Ranked seventh in the WAC in three-point shooting and 10th in assists per game... Led the team with 60 made thee-pointers and was tied for the team lead in three-point attempts (152)... Had 111 assists during the season, to rank second on the team, to go along with just 28 turnovers... Scored in double-figures 14 times during the season, including a career-high 21 points against UC Irvine (12/2) as he was 8-of-11 from the field and 3-of-4 from behind the arc... Recorded a career-high nine rebounds against Brigham Young (12/6) and Hawai'i (2/26) at home, and had a career-high eight assists at New Mexico State (1/10)... Made a 12-foot baseline jumper with just over three seconds to play to defeat New Mexico State, 71-70, in the semifinals of the 2009 WAC Tournament (3/13)... Finished the year second on the team with six charges taken to go along with two dunks... Led the team in assists 13 times and rebounding four times... An academic all-WAC selection... Voted by his teammates as the player the Best Represents Utah State Basketball along with Jared Quayle.
2008 SEASON (Fr.):
Started 25 games in his first season of Division I basketball and finished the year averaging 5.4 points, 2.5 rebounds and 1.6 assists per game, while shooting 54.7 percent from the field, 51.5 percent from three-point range and 83.9 percent from the free throw line... As a starter, he averaged 7.1 points and 3.0 rebounds... Averaged 21.5 minutes per game and played at least 20 minutes in every game he started, including a season-high 34 in two separate games... Played 30-plus minutes in five games during the year... Scored in double-figures six times during the season including a season-high 20 points at New Mexico State as he was 6-of-8 from the field, 5-of-7 from three-point range and 3-of-4 from the free throw line... Also had a season-high seven rebounds at NMSU and recorded a season-best six assists at Boise State... Had an outstanding WAC Tournament as he averaged 17.5 points in two games, while shooting 75.0 percent from the field (12-16) and 75.0 percent from three-point range (9-12)... Finished tied for third on the team with five charges taken and also had three dunks during the year... Was Utah State's leading scorer once and top rebounder five times during the season... Also led the team in assists in three games... Voted by his teammates as the team's best defensive player during the season.
Named the Region VII Player of the Year as a prep senior in 2005 at Payson High School as he averaged 18.7 points, 9.5 rebounds, 4.6 assists, 2.6 steals and 1.3 blocks per game... As a three-year starter, he scored 1,051 career points... Entered his senior year as a Street & Smith's honorable mention All-American... Earned first-team all-state honors in baseball as a prep senior as he led the team in hitting (.458), home runs and RBIs... During his junior year in basketball he averaged 16.3 points and nearly nine rebounds per game... Had career-highs with 33 points and 18 rebounds in the same game against Springville during his junior year... During his senior year, Payson lost to Provo High School and current Aggie Tai Wesley in the 4A state tournament championship game.
Full name is Tyler Leonard Newbold... Born Dec. 6, 1986 in Salt Lake City, Utah... One of three children of Kelly and Lynette Newbold... Both of his parents graduated from Utah State... His dad was a member of Utah State's track team in the early 1980s and still ranks fifth all-time in the outdoor high jump with a mark of 6'11.50"... Returned from a two-year LDS Church Mission in San Bernardino, Calif., in August, 2007... Majoring in public relations... Enjoys all sports and outdoor activities... Married Jennie Easton in July, 2010.