An early entry candidate for the 2010 NBA Draft.
Career Highlights: Earned SEC Freshman of the Year honors as a freshman. Voted to the preseason All-SEC First Team as a sophomore. Won a gold medal as a member of the United States U19 National Team in the FIBA World Championship in the summer of 2009.
Sophomore (2009-10): Ranked second on team in scoring (15.1 ppg) and rebounds (4.6 rpg). Started 34 of the team’s 35 games, scoring in double figures 26 times while scoring 20 or more points six times. Scored a career-high 29 points on 11-for-18 shooting to go along with seven rebounds against Jacksonville State. Scored 27 points on 11-for-20 shooting against Troy in the NIT Tournament. Scored in double figures in all four of the team’s NIT Tournament games, including 21 points against Memphis.
Freshman (2008-09): Ranked third on team in scoring (13.7 ppg) and second in assists (2.3 apg). Started 21 of the team’s 31 games, moving to the point guard position in the second half of the season. Averaged 18.4 points per game in SEC play. Scored in double figures 18 times, including nine games with 20 or more points. Scored 20 or more points in the final five games of the season, including a career-high 29 points on 9-for-16 shooting against Arkansas. Dished out a career-high seven assists to go along with 21 points against Kentucky.
Strengths: Sharp-shooting combo guard who excels from the mid-range. Outstanding athlete with phenomenal length for his position. Has excellent defensive potential.
Personal: Son of Delois Martin and George White. Enrolled in the College of Liberal Arts. Brother Shun signed with the NFL’s New England Patriots.