Senior point guard, the Bulldogs' career scoring leader, will head to Division II college in West Virginia.
GREEN Kaleb Martin will head three hours south on Interstate 77 to play his college basketball.
A day after his high school career ended in a regional final, the Green senior announced on social media Sunday that he has committed to the University of Charleston (W.Va.).
The NCAA Division II Golden Eagles play in the Mountain East Conference. They went 20-9 this past season.
The Federal League Player of the Year and Division I Northeast Inland District Player of the Year, Martin led the Bulldogs to their first district championship in program history this season. Green finished at 22-5, losing in a regional final to Lakewood St. Edward on Saturday. Martin led the Bulldogs to a piece of the Federal League title as a junior. They finished in second place in the league this season.
A quick, skilled player, Martin averaged 20.0 points and 3.3 assists. The 5-foot-9 Martin shot 50.0 percent from the floor, 37.1 percent from the 3-point line and 93.4 percent from the floor while serving as Green’s main ball-handler.
“He’s the best basketball player I’ve ever seen come through Green,” Green head coach Mark Kinsley said after Saturday’s game. “I don’t see how you could even debate that.
Martin is Green’s career scoring leader with 1,563 points.