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Brandon Martin

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Brandon Martin final roster photo 2022-23Brandon Martin pre-season roster photo 2022-23

2022-23 Graduate year


South Carolina (2021-22)

Brandon Martin 2021-22 roster photo

USC Upstate (2018-21)

Brandon Martin 2019-20 roster photo

Junior year (2020-21)

  • Played in only 3 games, then sidelined with injuries6)7)
  • Stayed at Upstate through the rest of the season, then entered the transfer portal on May 208)

Sophomore year (2019-20)

  • Played in 24 games and made a pair of starts
  • Averaged 13.5 minutes per game
  • Against VMI (12/29), he recorded five season highs: points (23, new career high), field goals made (9), free throws made (5), free throws attempted (6) and steals (2)
  • Played a season high 25 minutes versus Radford (1/16) and hauled in a season best 8 rebounds at College of Charleston (11/5) in the season opener
  • Reached double-digits on six different occasions during the season

Freshman year (2018-19)

Brandon and Frank Martin after the game on 11/6/18.
  • Played in 29 games with an average of 14.5 minutes per game
  • During the season he averaged 5.8 points per game, over a total of 420 minutes
  • Martin also had 75 rebounds, 17 steals, 10 blocks, and 12 assists for the season
  • Had a season high of 4 rebounds on 4 different occasions
  • Very first game was against his father and South Carolina at Colonial Life Arena (11/6/2018). Scored six points, and picked up a block and a steal
  • He had a season high 16 points that included a 71-66 win at Western Michigan (12/1)
  • Also had a season high of 4 steals at N.C. State (12/22)

High School

  • Graduated from Cardinal Newman School where he lettered in basketball
  • Averaged nearly 14 points and 10 rebounds per game while becoming a member of the 500 Rebound Club
  • Three-time All-Region performer
  • Named to the All-State Team twice
  • A member of the 500-rebound club at Cardinal Newman
  • Averaged 14 points and 10 rebounds per game during senior season
  • Selected the Most Improved Player
  • Excelled academically, making both the Principal and Deans List while serving as a member of the National Honor Society and earning the Leadership Program and Service Hours Awards


2018-19USC UpstateBig South30042214.168132.51567124.54018.1253044.6821675.63640762.512171026310
2019-20USC UpstateBig South24232213.455114.48254113.478111.0002139.5381325.52531562.384530311
2020-21USC UpstateBig South30217.023.66723.6670001.00041.32462.0120110
TotalUSC UpstateBig South57276513.4125249.502123240.51329.2225184.6073035.363751382.421231557631
2021-22South CarolinaSEC31136711.83374.4463266.48518.125711.636742.42947762.51911421260

From Stats, Game Logs

Career Highs

Through the 2021-22 season

UMassSouth CarolinaUSC Upstate
PointsTBD10 - vs Allen (12/14/21)23 - vs VMI (12/29/19)
Field GoalsTBD5 - vs Allen (12/14/21)9 - vs VMI (12/29/19)
Field Goals Att.TBD8 - vs Allen (12/14/21)12 - at Radford (2/22/20)
3-Point FGTBD1 - vs Western Kentucky (11/14/21)1 - twice, last at Radford (2/22/20)
3-Point FG Att.TBD1 - 8 times, last vs Tennessee (2/5/22)2 - at NC State (12/22/18)
Free ThrowsTBD3 - at Vanderbilt (1/8/22)5 - vs VMI (12/29/19)
Free Throw Att.TBD4 - at Vanderbilt (1/8/22)6 - twice, last vs VMI (12/29/19)
ReboundsTBD11 - vs Allen (12/14/21)8 - twice, last at Coll of Charleston (11/5/19)
AssistsTBD5 - vs Allen (12/14/21)2 - three times, last at Gardner-Webb (1/18/20)
BlocksTBD1 - 4 times, last vs Mississippi St (2/23/22)1 - 15 times, last vs UNC Asheville (1/25/20)
StealsTBD2 - vs Western Kentucky (11/14/21)4 - at NC State (12/22/18)
MinutesTBD24 - twice, last vs Army (12/22/21)29 - vs Cal Poly (11/24/18)

Additional source:


  • Oldest son of Frank Martin
  • Mother is Kimberly Hicks, who played college basketball at Florida Atlantic, and then played professionally in Venezuela, Israel and Germany
  • Has three brothers, Kameron, Justin and Christian, and two sisters, Amalia and Ariel9)
  • Godfather is Anthony Grant
  • His advice to young people is “keep working hard and don’t let anyone tell you that you can’t do things!”
  • Lists Kevin Durant, Steph Curry and Lebron James as his favorite professional basketball players
  • His favorite vacation destination is Dubai
  • Was an interdisciplinary studies major at South Carolina
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