Kenyon Martin

School: 
Height: 
6-9
Position: 
Center
Hometown: 
Dallas, TX
High School: 
Bryan Adams High School
  • Unanimous national player of the year (AP, NABC, USBWA, Naismith, Wooden)
  • NCAA unanimous first-team All-American in 2000
  • All-American Recognition: 2000 (Associated Press 1st Team, National Association of Basketball Coaches 1st Team, United States Basketball Writers Association 1st Team)
  • Ranked 13th in the nation in rebounding and 42nd in scoring in 2000
  • Ranked among the nation's leaders in field-goal percentage in 1999 (21st) and 2000 (28th)
  • Ranked among the nation's leaders in blocked shots in 1998 (11th with 2.8 bpg), 1999 (T27th with 2.4 bpg) and 2000 (8th with 3.5 bpg)
  • Averaged 7.3 points, 7.5 rebounds and 1.7 blocked shots in six NCAA Tournament games from 1997 through 1999 (3-3 record, did not play in 2000 playoffs after suffering a broken leg in C-USA Tournament)
  • Selected by the New Jersey Nets in first round of 2000 NBA draft (1st pick overall).

Season

G

FGM

FGA

FG%

3PT

3PTA

3PT%

FTM

FTA

FT%

RB

RBA

PTS

AVG

1996-97

22

26

40

.650

10

32

.313

74

3.4

62

2.8

1997-98

30

124

198

.626

0

1

.000

50

105

.476

267

8.9

298

9.9

1998-99

33

142

248

.573

0

1

.000

50

89

.562

228

6.9

334

10.1

1999-00

31

221

389

.568

2

7

.286

141

206

.684

300

9.7

585

18.9

Totals

116

513

875

.586

2

9

.222

251

432

.581

869

7.5

1279

11.0

  • NOTE: Joined the team in mid-season as a freshman after attaining certification of eligibility. Broke his right leg in the opener of the 2000 Conference USA Tournament.