Chris Martin, a 6’0, 180 pound point guard from St. Patrick High School (NJ) has inked a letter of intent to Marshall University. This pass season Martin helped St. Patrick to a 26 – 1 record while averaging 13.5 points, 3 assist, and 3 rebounds per game. Martin is a scoring guard, converting seven three point attempts in one game this season. Besides Marshall, Martin also had scholarship offers from VCU, UAB, George Mason, and Colorado State.
Martin is the son of former Georgetown Hoya Bill Martin. The elder Martin won a national championship (1984) at Georgetown while scoring more than 1,000 points in his colligate career.
For more on Chris Martin and his commitment to Marshall follow these links:
ESPN.com profile, http://espn.go.com/mens-college-basketball/recruiting/player/_/id/67045/chris-martin
Rivals.com profile, http://rivals.yahoo.com/njhoops/basketball/recruiting/player-Chris-Martin-86959
Cuttingdownnets.com interview, http://www.cuttingdownnets.com/2010/08/31/chris-martin-interview/
Charleston Daily Mail article on Martin’s commitment (interview), http://www.dailymail.com/Sports/MUSports/201104240702?page=2&build=cache
YouTube.com Video (1), http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-bpUkZhVoHE
YouTube.com Video (2), http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1CXMAYik8R0