Scott Martin

  • Pos SG
  • Height 6-8
  • Weight 222

Prospect Info

  • High School Valparaiso
  • City Valparaiso, IN
  • Exp 2008 - 2013

Notre Dame Fighting Irish

  • Jersey #14
  • Class

As a Prospect


  • Class 2007
  • Committed 7/21/2006
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H.S. Athletic Background


FIFTH-YEAR SEASON (2011-12): Entering his fifth season of college basketball ... will serve as a team captain ... did not play during the 2009-10 (transfer from Purdue) and 2010-11 (injury) seasons ... brings a unique skill set to the Fighting Irish lineup with his size and shooting ability ... talented all-around player at the offensive end ... has developed his offensive game in which he can be a threat to score from both the inside and outside ... an underrated rebounder and defender ... a natural scorer ... a major contributor in his first season suiting up for the Irish as he started all 33 games in which he played and averaged 9.7 points and 4.8 rebounds per game ... has played in 65 career games and has tallied 591 points (9.1 ppg.) and 279 rebounds (4.3 rpg).

SENIOR SEASON (2010-11): Started all 33 games in which he played ... missed one game (Chicago State) due to injury ... posted career-high averages in points (9.7) and rebounds (4.8) per game ... ranked fourth on the team in scoring and rebounding ... earned the team'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 one 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 a career-high 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 ... matched a career-high total with 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 career-high 21 points against Louisville in the semifinals of the BIG EAST Championship ... also played a career-high 44 minutes and tied a career-best total with three treys versus the Cardinals ... was named to the BIG EAST Championship All-Tournament Team after averaging 16.0 points and 5.5 rebounds ... 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 ... reached double figures for the first time in his career in the second game of the season against Lipscomb as he tallied 16 points by hitting 6-12 shots from the field ... it marked the first of five straight games in double figures ... followed that up with a 15-point performance against Loyola-Chicago ... tallied 13 points versus Clemson, hitting 6-11 shots ... netted 10 points and 14 points against Indiana State and Ball State in next two contests ... played a career-high 33 minutes vs. the Sycamores ... scored a career-high 17 points versus Missouri State while playing a 32 minutes ... had back-to-back 11-point outings against Louisville and Texas Southern ... scored in double figures in seven of first nine career games ... scored nine points and grabbed eight rebounds in collegiate debut against Bethune-Cookman ...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 ... recorded eight points and three steals in the team's win over Michigan in Big Ten Championship ... 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 ... played 20-plus minutes in 22 contests ... 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).

HIGH SCHOOL: 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.

PERSONAL: Full name is Scott Jacob Martin ... has a younger brother Andrew ... born 10-7-1988 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 ... enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters as a history and computer applications major.

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