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Thread: was Alex Martin a zag?

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    Default was Alex Martin a zag?

    While resting on my chair I noticed a picture of him in the upper left of the team photo for 17-18.
    I can't believe I don't know anything about him, considering I google the zags everyday and check this message board almost every day. I thought he was 6'11" but when I googled him he was 6'5" a walk-on for the team starting Autumn 17.
    However, I don't remember seeing him at Craziness at the Kennel last year - but maybe I was not paying attention.
    I can't find mention of him in Old Dogs.
    Can anyone inform me (and some of us) of anything about who he was, when he joined the team, how long was he on the team, etc. Is a part of the 'zag family?'
    Was he cut from the team, or leave on his own. Is he playing somewhere else.

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    A previous thread on Alex: http://guboards.spokesmanreview.com/...33-Alex-Martin

    Also, at gozags.com, he's currently on the roster: https://gozags.com/roster.aspx?path=mbball

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    From GoZags.com on Alex's bio page: https://gozags.com/roster.aspx?rp_id=2528
    REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE (2017-18)
    Appeared in four games for the Zags...scored two points and grabbed a rebound in three minutes of action against Howard.

    SOPHOMORE (2016-17)
    Attended Johnson County Community College ... appeared in 29 games ... averaged 11.8 minutes per game ... averaged 4.2 points per game ... made 29 three-pointers ... adding 1.4 rebounds per game.

    FRESHMAN (2015-16)
    Redshirted at Belmont.

    HIGH SCHOOL
    Team captain for Blue Valley High School for head coach Dwight Williams ... Received team defensive award ... Led BVHS in charges as senior ... Four-time Honor Roll ... Outstanding Anatomy & Physiology Student ... National Honor Society ... National Merit Commended Scholar ... Kansas ACT Scholar ... Kansas State Scholar ... Outstanding Student in Broadcast Journalism ... First Place in State for Live Broadcast ... Presidential Award for Educational Excellence ... National Forensics League ... Varsity Debate Letter.
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    Seems like he rolled an ankle at the end of a game early in the year and I never saw him play again.

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    "I think we're all Bozos on this bus."

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    Thought he blew out a knee or something.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cggonzaga View Post
    Thought he blew out a knee or something.
    Definitely remember him getting hurt at the end of a game early in the year, then being in street clothes when I saw him after that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by packlite View Post
    A previous thread on Alex: http://guboards.spokesmanreview.com/...33-Alex-Martin

    Also, at gozags.com, he's currently on the roster: https://gozags.com/roster.aspx?path=mbball
    Thanks packlite,
    all of a sudden I know 20 times more than I did before,
    and that might be true for some others in this board.
    In terms of media attention he might be one of the 'lowest profile'
    zags on the roster for two years, that I can remember.
    I hope he is healthy, improves, and gets some minutes by helping the team.
    I wonder if his defensive prowess makes him super valuable to the team in practice...

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