Conroe grad Martin leads Sam Houston State to victory
Conroe High School graduate Britni Martin scored a game-high 23 points to lead Sam Houston State University to a 64-50 home victory over conference rival Stephen F. Austin State University Wednesday, Feb. 20 at the Johnson Coliseum in Huntsville.
Sam Houston State's website reported the senior forward also was credited with five rebounds, six assists, one steal and a block for the Bearkats, who improved to 14-12 on the season and 10-4 in the Southland Conference.
Sam Houston State's next game is 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28 at home against Nicholls State University.
Martin is a 2009 graduate of Conroe High School where she was an all-greater Houston and all-district player on the basketball court for coach Deidre Hinze. As a senior (2008-09) Martin averaged 17.1 points 5.2 rebounds and 6.3 assists per game. Martin was a McDonalds All-America candidate. She was also one of the top scorers in the 2008 Texas Girls Basketball Association All-Star Game. Martin was a three-time all-district selection and was the district's newcomer of the year as a freshman (2005-06). She was a four-time academic all-district honoree and earned all-district honors on the soccer field as well. Martin was a member of the National Honor Society. She is from Conroe.
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