The Wolfpacker

November 2015 Issue

The Wolfpacker: An Independent Magazine Covering NC State Sports

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2015-16 WOLFPACK BASKETBALL PREVIEW ■ Caleb Martin 14 • G/F So. • Mocksville, N.C. • 6-7 • 215 Analysis: Martin is one of the leading candidates to pick up the production lost on the perimeter by the departures of Trevor Lacey and Ralston Turner. To do so, he has worked to become a more reliable shooter. He is capable of making three-pointers, having drained 25 last year, but needs to shoot at a higher percentage (30.5 percent on threes and 35.6 percent overall). He has added 15 pounds of muscle during the offseason. Career Highlights: Consistently used as a reserve during his rookie campaign and named the ACC Freshman of the Week on Dec. 15 … In his one career start, scored a career-high 17 points against Charleston Southern in Reynolds Coliseum … Had a personal-best 10 rebounds in the win at Louisville … Rated as a four-star recruit and the No. 60 overall player in the 2014 class by … Played as a senior at national high school power Oak Hill Academy in Mouth of Wilson, Va., helping the team to a 41-4 record and runner-up finish in the Dick's Sporting Goods High School National Tournament, where he was named all-tournament … Played previously at Davie County High in Mocksville, N.C., and also participated in football as a freshman. Coach's Corner: "Caleb needs to become a better, more consistent three-point shooter. Caleb was a guy last year that could make some, but his percentage wasn't great. He's got to be better." — Mark Gottfried Personal: Enrolled in First Year College … Is one minute younger than twin brother Cody Martin. STATISTICS Year G-GS MPG PPG RPG APG FG% 3FG% FT% 2014-15 36-1 16.6 4.8 2.9 0.7 35.6 30.5 69.5 Ten Questions With Caleb Martin What was the last movie you saw in the theater? I can't remember to be honest with you. Who is the worst dancer on the team? Probably Maverick Rowan. What is your ideal vacation destination? Brazil. Who is your favorite current NC State football player? Pharoah McKever, he's my dude. What is your favorite spot on NC State's campus? The Dail or the Atrium. What is your biggest pet peeve? When people don't pick up after themselves. Who is the best player right now in the NBA? LeBron James. What is your favorite arena that you have played in out - side of NC State? Madison Square Garden. Who is the best player you've played against? Either [North Carolina guard] Marcus Paige or [Florida State guard] Xavier Rathan-Mayes. If you were given one last meal, what would it be? Burger and fries at MoJoe's. PHOTO BY KEN MARTIN 76 ■ THE WOLFPACKER

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