Remy Martin's career-high tows Arizona State past UC Berkeley
ABS-CBN Sports on Jan 10, 2019 02:54 PM
Remy Martin starred for Arizona State with a sizzling 24-point, 8-assist outing against University of California, Berkeley. (File Photo from Arizona State Sun Devils' Twitter @SunDevilHoops)
Filipino-American guard Remy Martin registered a new career-high after dropping 24 points in Arizona State's 80-66 victory against University of California, Berkeley in the U.S. NCAA men's basketball tournament, Thursday afternoon, Manila time.
🎉 CAREER HIGH 24 POINTS FOR THE CHEF 👨🍳🎉 pic.twitter.com/OKIHCjsNmY— Sun Devil MBB (@SunDevilHoops) January 10, 2019
The '23-for-'23' pool member added 8 assists and made five of his seven shots from deep off the bench to help the Sun Devils score their second straight win.
After going scoreless in Arizona State's victory over Colorado last Sunday, Martin, a sophomore guard, bounced back, pacing both teams in scoring and tying the Golden Bears in assists by his lonesome.
Final Stats 📊— Sun Devil MBB (@SunDevilHoops) January 10, 2019
Sun Devils forced Cal to shoot 31% from the field in the 2️⃣nd Half, en route to their 2️⃣nd conference W. pic.twitter.com/cgQb3EXhNn
Martin scored 12 points in each half, as the Sun Devils came back from being 33-35 down at the break to cruise past the Golden Bears, improving to an 11-4 win-loss card.
Veteran forward Zylan Cheatham backstopped Martin with 17 points and six rebounds, while freshman guard Matt Bradley led the Golden Bears with 19 markers in the defeat.
Coming off the bench for the second straight game, Martin followed up his 22-point outing in Arizona State's 86-96 loss to Fil-Am Sedrick Barefield and the Utah Utes with his best game in his young collegiate career.