Caleb and Cody Martin Selected to Participate in the NBA Combine in Chicago

Caleb and Cody Martin Selected to Participate in the NBA Combine in Chicago

RENO, Nev. - Nevada’s Cody and Caleb Martin have been selected to attend the 2018 NBA Draft Combine in Chicago May 16-20. 

Cody and Caleb are two of just 69 players that were invited to the combine. The combine features five-on-five games,  NBA interviews, medical evaluations, as well as strength and agility drills at Chicago’s Quest Multisport. 

"Our whole program wishes Cody and Caleb all the best of luck at the NBA Combine in Chicago," said head Nevada coach Eric Musselman. "It's a great honor to be selected to participate. Our staff, players and all of Wolf Pack nation will be following closely.”

QUICK FACTS: Cody and Caleb Martin helped lead Nevada to one of the best years in the history of the program. The program tied the record for most wins in a season (29) and reached the NCAA Tournament Sweet 16. 

Caleb Martin finished the season averaging 18.9 ppg, 5.4 rpg, and made 97 3pt on the year while shooting a 40.2% clip. Caleb Martin was voted the Mountain West Media Newcomer of the Year, Mountain West Player and Newcomer of the Year. 

Per the Mountain West: 

Caleb Martin, a 6-foot-7 forward, played in 17-of-18 Mountain West contests this season, averaging 20.2 points per game. He also averaged 5.2 rebounds, 1.2 steals and 2.5 assists per contest. The native of Mocksville, North Carolina, had 11 double-figure scoring performances in league play, while shooting 45.4 percent from the field for the year. He becomes the first Nevada student-athlete to be touted as its Men’s Basketball Player of the Year, and is the second in Mountain West history to take both the Player and Newcomer of the Year awards (New Mexico’s Darington Hobson, 2009-10).

Cody Martin is coming off an equally impressive year while averaging 13.6 ppg, 6.1 rpg, while tallying 163 assists, 58 steals, and 52 blocks. Cody Martin was voted Mountain West Defensive Player of the Year.

Per the Mountain West: 

Cody Martin, a junior from Nevada, takes home the Conference’s top defensive honor as the anchor for the Wolf Pack’s defense. He averaged 1.6 steals per game, which ranked fourth in Conference-only games. Cody Martin also swatted 1.2 shots per contest. The Wolf Pack finished MW action with the top field-goal percentage defense, limiting opponents to 43.4 percent shooting from the floor. This is the first time since the 2013-14 season that a San Diego State player has not won the MW Defensive Player of the Year award, and the first time that Nevada has done so. In addition, Caleb and Cody Martin become the first brothers in Mountain West history to win the league’s top two postseason honors.


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