RENO, Nev. – University of Nevada senior forward Cody Martin has been named to the 2019 Julius Erving Award watch list. The award recognizes the top small forward in Division I men’s college basketball. He is one of 20 players on the watch list and the only player from the Mountain West.
Caleb Martin was named the 2017-18 MW Player of the Year and is 2018-19 MW preseason Player of the Year. Last season he helped the Pack to a second MW regular season title and Sweet 16 appearance for the second time in school history. He led the Wolf Pack averaging 18.9 points per game. From the field he shot 45.4 percent and was among the conference leaders making 40.3 percent of his 3-point attempts. In 33 games he posted double figures and had a streak of 16 consecutive double figure scoring games. In 16 games he led the team in scoring and 14 were game highs. Twice he recorded double-doubles with 18 points and 10 rebounds at Fresno State and vs. Texas in the NCAA Tournament.
Twin brother Cody Martin was named to the Cousy Award Watch list earlier this week. The Cousy Award honors the top point guard.