#14 Scott Martin
First Notre Dame student-athlete to be granted a sixth year eligibility by the NCAA … announced in May 2012 that he would be able to play during the 2012-13 campaign … did not play during the 2008-09 campaign after transferring from Purdue and then missed the 2009-10 season after suffering a knee injury in the preseason … started all 18 contests he played in during his final season, but reoccurring knee problems forced him to miss final 17 games … scored 1,000th career point against Kennesaw State on Dec. 19, 2012 … one of 20 players in program history to serve as a two-time captain … scored 776 points and grabbed 453 rebounds during career at Notre Dame … averaged 9.2 points and 5.4 rebounds in an Irish uniform as he started all 84 games with the Irish … scored 1,048 career points for a 9.0 career scoring average … started 92 games in 116 career outings between in four seasons for the Irish and one season at Purdue … scored in double figures in 56 career games (43 at Notre Dame).
GRADUATE SEASON (2012-13):
Started all 18 games he played … missed the final 17 games of the campaign due to knee injury … played in only six BIG EAST contests … averaged 7.9 points and career-best 5.9 rebounds before being sidelined with the knee injury … grabbed a career-high 17 rebounds in the season opener against Evansville … it marked the fifth time in his career with 10-plus rebounds in a game … scored 13 points in loss to St. Joseph’s for first double-scoring effort of the season in the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic … followed that up with nine points and six rebounds against BYU … scored 11 points in win over Chicago State … had 14 points and eight rebounds versus Brown … reached double figures for the fourth time during the season with a 13-point and seven-rebound performance versus IPFW … matched career high with 22-point effort in BIG EAST opener against Seton Hall … followed that up with a 12-point effort against Cincinnati … both of those games were Notre Dame victories … named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll for the week of Jan. 7 following the wins … played his final game in an Irish uniform on Jan. 21, 2013 in Notre Dame’s loss to Georgetown
FIFTH-YEAR SEASON (2011-12):
Started all 33 games that he played … named the Notre Dame Monogram Club Team MVP … served as a team captain … averaged 9.5 points and 5.7 rebounds per game … the rebound average was a career-best mark and ranked third among all Irish players … had 55 assists, 12 blocked shots and 30 steals … averaged 34.7 minutes per game … scored in double-figures 17 times and notched three double-doubles … led the Fighting Irish in scoring in three games and was the leading rebounder seven times … registered a team-high steal total on seven occasions and led the squad in blocked shots four times … averaged 9.7 points and 6.1 rebounds per game in BIG EAST play … scored a career-high 23 points versus Delaware State … knocked down a career-high four three-pointers (on nine attempts) against Delaware State … only game he missed all season was against Dartmouth … tied a career-best mark with three blocked shots versus Indiana … first double-double of the season was an 11-point, 12-rebound effort in helping the Irish to a 67-65 double-overtime victory at Louisville … played a career-high 48 minutes against the Cardinals … made it two straight double-doubles with 15 points and a career-high 13 boards in a 60-49 win over USF … tallied 13 points, six rebounds and three assists in the 67-58 upset of No. 1 Syracuse … that was his fifth straight double-digit scoring performance … matched a career-high total with four steals in Notre Dame’s 74-70 comeback overtime victory at Villanova … also matched a season-high total of four assists in the Villanova contest … made a career-high nine field goals (on 15 attempts) and finished with 18 points at St. John’s … scored 10 points and grabbed 12 rebounds in a 57-53 overtime triumph of USF in the quarterfinals of the BIG EAST Championship … registered 11 points and seven boards against Xavier in the second round of the NCAA tournament.
SENIOR SEASON (2010-11):
Started all 33 games in which he played … missed one game (Chicago State) due to injury … averaged a career-best 9.7 points per game … averaged 4.8 rebounds per game … ranked fourth on the team in scoring and rebounding … earned the team[apos]s Most Improved Player Award … dished out a career-high 61 assists (1.8 apg.) … registered 10 blocked shots and 16 steals … scored in double-figures 19 times … notched one double-double … led the Fighting Irish in scoring once and in rebounds five times … had a team-best steal total four times and led the team in blocked shots three times … averaged 9.4 points and 5.1 rebounds per game in BIG EAST play … made his Notre Dame debut in the season opener versus Georgia Southern and posted seven points and five rebounds … made three three-pointers (on five attempts) en route to 21 points against UMBC … handed out a career-high six assists at Syracuse … recorded the first double-double of his career with 10 points and 11 rebounds at Marquette … deposited three three-pointers (on six attempts) in a victory at Pittsburgh … made a career-high eight free throws in wins over Marquette (8-10) and Rutgers (8-9) … tied a career-high mark with three blocked shots in a win at USF … scored a then career-high 21 points against Louisville in the semifinals of the BIG EAST Championship … played 44 minutes and made three treys versus the Cardinals … was named to the BIG EAST Championship All-Tournament Team after averaging 16.0 points and 5.5 rebounds in the two games … registered 11 points, six rebounds and four assists in a triumph of Akron in the second round of the NCAA tournament … member of East Coast All-Starts (part of 10-member team) that played five exhibition games as squad toured France and Switzerland in August 2010.
JUNIOR SEASON (2009-10):
Missed the entire season after suffering a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in his left knee during a preseason workout on Oct. 1 … underwent surgery in mid-October.
SOPHOMORE SEASON (2008-09):
Transferred to Notre Dame in June 2008 after playing one season at Purdue … sat out entire 2008-09 campaign due to NCAA transfer regulations.
FRESHMAN SEASON AT PURDUE (2007-08):
Played in 32 of Purdue’s 34 games and made eight starts on Boilermaker team that finished with a final 25-9 record and 15-3 mark in Big Ten play en route to second-place finish in final regular-season standings and second-round appearance in the NCAA Tournament … fourth-leading scorer on the team as he averaged 8.5 points, 3.8 rebounds and 1.4 assists during rookie season while averaging 21.9 minutes … netted double-figures in 13 games … scored nine points and grabbed eight rebounds in collegiate debut against Bethune-Cookman … tallied 16 points against Lipscomb in the second game of the season … it marked the first of five straight games in double-figures … had a 15-point performance against Loyola-Chicago … tallied 13 points versus Clemson … netted 10 points and 14 points against Indiana State and Ball State, respectively … scored a then career-high 17 points versus Missouri State … scored in double figures in seven of first nine career games … tallied 13 points against Florida International and also reached double figures against Iowa as he finished with 11 points … missed two games in February against Wisconsin and Michigan State with a sprained ankle … scored 12 points at Indiana … scored 10 points and grabbed a career-high nine boards in win against Northwestern … scored 14 points and grabbed six rebounds in win at Ohio State … grabbed five or more rebounds in 10 games … played in both of Purdue’s two NCAA tournament games … scored nine points and grabbed five rebounds against Baylor in first-round NCAA tournament win and finished with six points and six rebounds in second-round loss to Xavier … finished seventh on all-time freshman list for most three-point field goals in a season (24), as well as 10 in highest free-throw percentage (.701) and eighth most steals (30).
AWARDS AND HONORS:
BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll (week of Jan. 7, 2013) … BIG EAST Championship All-Tournament Team (2011) … Notre Dame Most Improved Player Award (2011) … Notre Dame Monogram Club Team MVP (2012) … BIG EAST All-Academic Team (2011-12).
Averaged 22.2 points, 9.1rebounds and 3.0 assists per game in his senior year under head coach Bob Punter at Valparaiso High School … earned 2007 Indiana Associated Press, Indiana Basketball Coaches Association and Hoosier Magazine first-team all-state accolades … named MVP and recorded the scoring record at The Times 2007 Region Round Ball Rumble … as a junior averaged 20.3 points per game and shot better than 61 percent from the field … tabbed as The Times Player of the Year in 2006 for his performance … named Duneland Conference MVP in 2006 and earned co-MVP in 2007… selected as a two-time underclassmen all-state, as well as two-time all-area first team, according to The Times and Post Tribune … named as team MVP twice in his playing career with Valparaiso.
Full name is Scott Jacob Martin … has a younger brother Andrew … born in Hammond, Ind. … son of Scott and Diane Martin … mother Diane played volleyball at St. Joseph University … member of East Coast All-Stars (part of 10-member team) that played five exhibition games as squad toured France and Switzerland in August 2010 … averaged 11.8 points, 6.8 rebounds, 2.8 assists and 2.4 steals on tour with team … graduated from the College of Arts and Letters with a degree in history and computer applications major.
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