2009-10: His 108 career blocked shots rank fourth in the history of the program ... His 0.8 blocked shots per game average ranked ninth in the Missouri Valley Conference ... Went 3-of-4 from the field to score six points and pull down four rebounds against Nebraska-Kearney ... Scored two points with two rebounds against Coastal Carolina ... Scored two points and pulled down three rebounds against Oral Roberts ... Was credited with a pair of late-game blocked shots versus the Golden Eagles which helped sealed the victory ... Set a career-high with 10 rebounds to go along with a season-best eight points at Toledo ... Earned his first start of the season and scored seven points with a pair of blocked shots against IUPUI ... Recorded his first steal of the season at Southern Illinois ... Tied a career-high with a pair of steals against Creighton ... Was credited with a pair of blocked shots at Drake ... Scored four points with five rebounds with a season-high three blocked shots at Bradley ... Scored six points, hitting 3-of-4 shots from the field against Wichita State ... Tied a career-high with two assists at Missouri State ... Tied his career high with a pair of steals against Southern Illinois ... Scored six points at Evansville ... Scored six points and recorded three blocked shots against Illinois State ... Tied his season high with eight points against Drake ... Scored six points and pulled down three rebounds against Bradley ... Tied his season high with eight points in the College Basketball Invitational at Saint Louis.
2008-09: Played in 23 games, starting in three … Averaged 4.0 points and 2.9 rebounds per game … Hit 36-of-68 field goals for an 52.9 percent mark … Had 24 blocked shots … Scored six points and grabbed a career-high nine rebounds in 23 minutes of action at Creighton (1/27/09) ... tied season highs with 12 points and six rebounds in 22 minutes of action at Southern Illinois (1/21/09) ... scored a season-high 12 points on 6-for-8 shooting to lead the Sycamores in scoring at Drake (1/7/09) ... recorded a team and season-high five blocked shots to go along with three points and three rebounds against Evansville (1/4/09) ... scored two points and added a rebound against IUPUI (12/23/08) ... tallied seven points and grabbed six rebounds in the win over DePauw (12/20/08) ... scored a season-high 10 points on 4-for-5 shooting from the field at No. 14 Purdue (12/13/08) ... grabbed five rebounds in 16 minutes of action against Ohio (12/8/08) ... scored eight points and blocked a shot in the team’s win over Lamar (12/7/08) ... scored two points and grabbed a rebound against No. 11 Louisville (12/6/08) ... tallied two points and grabbed a season-high five rebounds at DePaul (11/29/08) ... recorded four points and blocked three shots against North Texas (11/23/08).
2007-08: Named to the Missouri Valley Conference All-Freshman Team and to the All-Bench Team ... was twice named MVC Newcomer of the Week (Dec. 31 and Feb. 17) ... set a new school record for most blocks by a freshman with 59 ... that mark was also the second-best single season block performance in school history ... led the Missouri Valley Conference with 59 blocks and 1.9 blocks per game ... played in 31 games, with four starts ... led the team with a .581 field goal percentage (68-for-117) ... scored 10 points, grabbed seven boards and blocked three shots vs. Bradley (Feb. 12) ... scored nine points, grabbed four rebounds and blocked two shots at Illinois State (Jan. 27) ... tallied nine points, seven rebounds and four blocked shots vs. Evansville (Jan. 23) ... blocked a career-high six shots, scored four points and grabbed four rebounds against Creighton (Jan. 2) ... scored 10 points, grabbed eight rebounds and blocked four shots at Evansville (Dec. 29) ... one of four ISU players in double figures with 10 points, five rebounds and a block off the bench at Tulane (Dec. 17) ... recorded a career-high 14 points and four blocked shots in a starting role at Purdue (Dec. 1) ... scored 10 points and added three blocked shots against IPFW (Nov. 24) ... tallied 10 points, seven rebounds and two blocks in the win over Northern Illinois (Nov. 20).
Morgan Park HS: Coached by Paris Parham ... was a three-year letterwinner ... three-time all-city pick ... three-time all-conference selection ... named a two-time all-stater ... was named the team’s Most Valuable Player after senior and junior seasons ... averaged 18 points per game and 10 rebounds per game as a senior ... during his junior campaign, averaged 14 points and eight rebounds per game ... averaged 17 points, four blocks and nine rebounds per game as a sophomore at the varsity level.
Personal: Born February 7, 1989, in Chicago, Ill. ... son of Kathleen Martin and Stanley Ross.
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