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Justin Martin
Justin Martin

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Indianapolis, Ind.

High School:
Lawrence North/Mountain State Academy (W. Va.)

Last College:
Xavier

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 205

Position:
Forward

Experience:
TR


2013-14 (Junior at Xavier):Scored in double figures in 18 games, including 16 of XU's 20 BIG EAST games (including the BIG EAST Tournament) ... In fact, 16 of his 18 double-figure scoring games this season came on Dec. 31 or later (the other two were vs. Iowa and Cincinnati) ... Had a 19-point, career-high 16-rebound game against Creighton on March 1 and a 20-point game vs. Villanova on March 6 ... The 16 rebounds vs. Creighton mark one of the top five totals by any XU player over the last 10 years ... Had back-to-back 20-point games with a career-high 22 points on 6-of-7 shooting from the field to go with a team-high seven rebounds vs. DePaul on Feb. 19 and a game-high 20-point, game-high tying seven-rebound effort at Marquette on Feb. 15 ... Contributed 14.2 ppg. and 5.9 rpg. in BIG EAST regular season play, which ranked 13th and tied for eighth in the BIG EAST ... Second on the team and 21st in the BIG EAST in scoring for all games at 11.7 ppg. and was 15th in rebounding for all games at 5.2 rpg. ... 12th in the BIG EAST in 3-point field goal percentage (.373) ... Led XU with 19 points in the BIG EAST Tournament win over Marquette on March 13 ... Also had 19 points to go with seven rebounds at Providence on Jan. 25 ... Contributed 18 points in the win at DePaul on Jan. 20 ... Scored 21 points at Creighton on Jan. 12 to go with eight rebounds and two steals ... Led Xavier vs. St. John's on Dec. 31 with 15 points and six rebounds and had 13 points and seven rebounds vs. Butler on Jan. 4 followed by 15 points and eight rebounds vs. Marquette ... Had 17 points to go with five rebounds in the Cincinnati win on Dec. 14, earning a spot on the five-member BIG EAST Honor Roll on Dec. 16 ... Had 15 points and five rebounds vs. Iowa on Nov. 28 at the Battle 4 Atlantis ... Scored the game-winner with 40 seconds left vs. Evansville on Dec. 10 and had a big block with 20 seconds left.

Sophomore (2012-13 at Xavier):Contributed 11 points, eight rebounds and three assists vs. VCU on Nov. 23...scored 15 points and grabbed eight rebounds in the win at Duquesne on Feb. 9 and followed that up with 16 points (one shy of his career high) and seven rebounds in the Fordham win on Feb. 13...scored 10 points and grabbed five rebounds in the win over Temple on Jan. 10...has 12 double-figure scoring games for the season...started and scored in double figures in each of the first eight games but had to sit out the Kent State game on Dec. 9 due to a concussion he suffered late in the Vanderbilt game on Dec. 6...fourth on the team in scoring at 7.9 ppg...fourth on the team in rebounding at 4.7 rpg., including a game-high and career-high 12-rebound effort at Tennesee on Dec. 29...led the team in rebounding during the three games at the DIRECTV Classic at 7.3 rpg...led the team with a career-high 17 points in the win over Robert Morris on Nov. 17, while hitting a career-high six field goals, including a career-high four 3-pointers...dished off a career-high six assists to go with 11 points and six rebounds in Xavier's season-opening win over Fairleigh Dickinson.

Freshman (2011-12 at Xavier):Came up big off the bench in the last two NCAA Tournament games...had two points and seven rebounds in 13 minutes of action against Lehigh on March 18 and followed that up with six points on a pair of 3-pointers to go with five rebounds in 18 minutes against Baylor on March 23...grabbed five rebounds in 14 minutes against Saint Louis on Jan. 25...made his first three collegiate starts in Hawaii...made his first collegiate start against Long Beach State on Dec. 22, scoring a season-high 12 points in a then-career-high 25 minutes of action...started again against Hawaii on Dec. 23 and grabbed a career-high nine rebounds in 29 minutes of action...played 20 minutes against Oral Roberts on Dec. 18...had five points and four rebounds in the win at Butler on Dec. 7...contributed six rebounds and three steals in 19 minutes against Georgia on Nov. 25...played 12 minutes in his collegiate debut on Nov. 11...has 13 3-pointers, including a big one in the second half vs. Purdue on Dec. 3...hit two 3-pointers each night in Xavier's games against Long Beach State and Hawaii in the Diamond Head Classic.

Honor Roll:Ranked as the No. 87 prospect by Scout.com and No. 86 by Rivals.com...scored 42 points in leading the Class AA-A All-Stars past their AAA counterparts in the annual Scott Brown Memorial Classic in April, 2010.

Mountain State Academy:Averaged 15.9 points and 6.9 rebounds, while leading his team to a 22-4 record and a No. 17 final ranking in USA Today...Team MVP...basketball coach: Rodney Crawford.

Lawrence North HS:Averaged 10.4 ppg. as a junior at Lawrence North High School in Indianapolis, Ind. ... basketball coach: Jack Keefer.

Personal: Earned a bachelor's degree in liberal arts at Xavier in 2014...born July of 1990 in Indianapolis, Ind...parents are Yalonde and Brad Martin...father played basketball at Oklahoma Southwestern and mother was a cheerleader at Dillard University...cousin is Maurice Evans of the Washington Wizards.

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