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#1 Jarell Martin
Position: Forward
Height: 6'10"
Weight: 235 lbs.
Class: Sophomore
Experience: 1 Letter
City/State: Baton Rouge, La.
High School: Madison Prep HS
Born: 05/24/1994
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Jarell Martin Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 05/06/2014

2014 All-SEC Freshman Team

FRESHMAN SEASON (2013-14)
Started 25 of LSU’s 34 games, averaging 10.3 points, 4.6 rebounds and 26.2 minutes per contest … Ranked ninth in the SEC among freshmen in scoring, seventh among SEC frosh in rebounding … Averaged 11.4 points per game in SEC action with 12 of his 18 double figure scoring games coming in SEC play …. One of three freshmen to start LSU’s season opener at UMass (11/12), first time since national semifinal in 2006 … Unfortunately, injured his right leg on LSU’s opening possession forcing him to miss the remainder of that game and the next two …. First double figure game of college career came in Old Spice Classic Opener against Saint Joseph’s, playing 23 minutes and hitting 4-of-5 field goals and 5-of-5 from the free throw line in scoring 15 points … Scored 20 points versus Texas A&M (2/26) and versus Mississippi State (2/19) … Posted 18 at South Carolina (1/14) … Started 15-of-the-final-16 games, excluding senior night when he came off the bench … Hit 13-of-his-27 made treys over the final 10 games … 62-of-90 from the free throw line (68.9%) … One double double of 14 points, 10 rebounds versus McNeese (12/28).

PRIOR TO LSU
Winner of the 2013 Farm Bureau/Mr. Basketball award given annually by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association to the top player in the state of Louisiana … Averaged 26.3 points, 14.8 rebounds, 4.7 assists and 4.1 blocked shots … One of the nation’s top prospects in the recruiting class of 2012-13 … Led Madison Prep to the state semifinals in 2012 and to the school’s first state title in Class B in 2013 … High School Basketball Coach was Jeffery Jones ... Martin was also named Class B Player of the Year by the Louisiana Association of Basketball Coaches in 2011 and 2012 … Martin had 10 points in the McDonald’s All-Star Game and a dunk that was rated third best “play of the day” on ESPN SportsCenter.

PERSONAL
Born May 24, 1994 … Nicknames are “Slim” or “Rell” … Mom is Joyce Veal … Three other siblings … Anticipated major is Sports Administration … Hobbies include working out and watching movies … Favorite food is pizza and dessert he listed “Brownies and Ice Cream” … Came to LSU because “it is home where my family and friends can come watch” … Favorite TV Show is “Family Guy” … Favorite Professional Basketball Player is LeBron James … Favorite NBA Team is Miami Heat.

Top Career Performances
Points: 20, vs. Texas A&M, 2/26/14
Rebounds: 10, vs. McNeese State, 12/28/13
Field Goals Made: 8, vs. Mississippi State, 2/19/14
3 PT FG Game: 4, vs. Texas A&M, 2/26/14
Free Throws Made: 7, twice
Assists: 4, vs. Kentucky, 3/14/14
Blocks: 3, vs. Kentucky, 1/28/14
Steals: 5, at South Carolina, 1/11/14
Minutes Played: 41, at Kentucky, 2/22/14

Top Career Scoring Games
1. 20, vs. Texas A&M, 2/26/14
1. 20, vs. Mississippi State, 2/19/14
3. 18, at South Carolina, 1/14/14
4. 16, at San Francisco, 3/19/14
5. 15, at Georgia, 2/6/14
5. 15, vs. Arkansas, 2/1/14
5. 15, vs. Saint Joseph’s, 11/28/13
8. 14, at Ole Miss, 1/15/14
8. 14, vs. McNeese State, 12/28/13
10. 13, vs. Georgia, 3/8/14

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