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November 2015 Issue

The Wolfpacker: An Independent Magazine Covering NC State Sports

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2015-16 WOLFPACK BASKETBALL PREVIEW ■ Cody Martin 15 • G/F So. • Mocksville, N.C. • 6-7 • 210 Analysis: Martin is a good athlete who may be the Pack's most versa- tile performer on the roster. He is one of the candidates to back up junior Anthony "Cat" Barber at point guard, yet he could also get minutes playing the power forward position depending on the matchups. Martin earned positive reviews from his freshman season for his energy level and hustle, and he will look to improve his jumper this year. Career Highlights: Part-time reserve who made three starts in ACC play … Recorded career highs of 10 points, six rebounds and three steals to go with four assists against Notre Dame in a home overtime loss … Had a personal-best five assists in a win over Duke in Raleigh … Rated as a four-star recruit and the No. 81 overall player in the 2014 class by Rivals. com … Played as a senior at national high school power Oak Hill Academy in Mouth of Wilson, Va., and was named his team's MVP … Helped Oak Hill to a 41-4 record and runner-up finish in the Dick's Sporting Goods High School National Tournament … Played previously at Davie County High in Mocksville, N.C., and also participated in football as a freshman. Coach's Corner: "I think Cody could play a little bit of some of that odd-sized forward for us. … There are times I have played around in our workouts with Cody as the backup point guard." — Mark Gottfried Personal: Enrolled in First Year College … Is one minute older than twin brother Caleb Martin … Member of the National Honor Society. STATISTICS Year G-GS MPG PPG RPG APG FG% 3FG% FT% 2014-15 19-3 11.4 3.4 2.0 1.2 47.5 0.0 52.9 Ten Questions With Cody Martin What was the last movie you saw in the theater? "Straight Outta Compton." Who is the worst dancer on the team? I am going to have to go with Maverick Rowan on that one. What is your ideal vacation destination? Hawaii. Who is your favorite current NC State football player? My man Jacoby [Brissett]. What is your favorite spot on NC State's cam - pus? Hunt Library. What is your biggest pet peeve? Chewing with your mouth open. Who is the best player right now in the NBA? LeBron James. What is your favorite arena that you have played in outside of NC State? Madi - son Square Garden. Who is the best player you've played against? [Former Wake Forest and current NBA star] Chris Paul. If you were given one last meal, what would it be? Chicken Alfredo. PHOTO BY KEN MARTIN 78 ■ THE WOLFPACKER

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