Martin dismissed from UAlbany basketball team
Albany, N.Y. -- University at Albany head coach Will Brown announced today that freshman guard Josh Martin has been dismissed from the men’s basketball program, effective immediately, for repeated violations of team rules.
That's the press release that just came across my desk.
Below is the last year's roster with the returning players and their year for next season and a little bit about what they did this past year.
1 Billy Allen, So. - DNP Injury
3 Josh Martin - dismissed from program
5 Jerel Hastings, Sr. - started 22 games, 4.9 pts. and 3.2 reb.
11 Reid Anderson - transferred out
12 Rob Moores - transferred out
14 Jon Iati - graduating senior
21 Brian Lillis - graduating senior
23 Tim Ambrose, rs-So. - 7.2 pts/gm, 24 points vs. Duke
33 Brian Connelly, Sr. - started all 30 gm, 10.1 pts, 5.3 reb
34 Brent Wilson - graduating senior
42 Jimmie Covington, Sr. - started 15 games, 1.7 pts/gm
54 Brett Gifford, Jr. - started four games, 2.1 pts/gm
55 Al Turley, So. - started 11 games, 2.9 pts/gm
xx Logan Aronhalt - incoming freshman
xx Jake Lindfors - incoming freshman
xx Anthony Raffa - incoming freshman
xx Louis Barraza - soph. transfer from Yavapai College
xx Michael Johnson - transfer from Blinn College
With the trouble UAlbany had scoring the ball this year, they better hope their talented trio of freshman can put the ball in the basket because they are losing 41.7 of their 68.3 points per game or 61 percent of their offense from this past season.