Played in 12 games as a redshirt freshman after sitting out the 2010-11 season as a partial qualifier ... has the athletic ability to run the floor ... his long wingspan (seven-foot, two-inches) allowed him to excel as a shot blocker in prep school ... missed the majority of off-season workouts with a broken toe and laceration in his left foot suffered on May 31 ... was cleared to begin working out on August 29.
As a Sophomore (2011-12)
Saw action in 12 games, including seven in conference play ... averaged 0.5 points and 1.1 rebounds ... ... had four points, three rebounds and two blocks in nine minutes vs. Houston Baptist ... added two rebounds in five first-half minutes at home vs. UMass ... posted two boards and two blocks in a season-high 12 minutes at Saint Louis ... totaled 13 rebounds and six blocks in 47 total minutes.
As a Freshman (2010-11)
Prior to Duquesne
Flora MacDonald Academy in Red Springs, N.C. (head coach Derrick Bond) ... Alabama native averaged 14.0 points, 15.0 rebounds and 7.0 blocked shots per game in one season at Flora MacDonald Academy in Red Springs, N.C. ... played alongside fellow Alabamian and Top 50 national recruit 6-8 Luke Cothron at Flora MacDonald ... was cited by ESPN Recruiting's Paul Biancardi as one of the spring of 2010 top unsigned players "flying under the radar" at the time of his signing ... attended George Washington Carver High School in Montgomery, Ala. (head coach James Jackson) prior to enrolling at Flora MacDonald.
Was also recruited by UTEP and UAB among others ... communication studies major ... full name is Derrick Anthony Martin ... date of birth: 3/5/91.