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01/14/2015

Notre Dame Men's Basketball Postgame Notes

Notre Dame vs. Georgia Tech

11/26/2014

Notre Dame Cruises Past Grambling State, 81-54

Notre Dame hit 46 percent from beyond the arc for the game.

11/19/2014

Notre Dame Cruises Past Coppin State, 104-67

Zach Auguste led the Irish with 21 points and seven rebounds.

11/19/2014

Notre Dame Men's Basketball Postgame Notes

Notre Dame 104, Coppin State 67

11/19/2014

Notre Dame vs. Coppin State Men's Basketball Postgame Quotes

11/13/2015

Notre Dame 87, St. Francis 56

Notre Dame 87, St. Francis 56

03/26/2015

Men's Basketball vs. Wichita State - Sweet 16

NCAA Basketball: NCAA Tournament-Midwest Regional-Wichita State vs Notre Dame (USATSI)

03/18/2015

Men's Basketball NCAA Tournament Practice

Practice photos from the NCAA Regional in Pittsburgh, Penn.

12/30/2014

No. 14 Notre Dame vs. Hartford

USATSI Photos men's basketball -- 12/30/14

12/20/2014

No. 21 Men's Basketball vs. Purdue (USA Today)

No. 21 Men's Basketball vs. Purdue; photos by Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2015-16): Will contend for playing time in his second season with the program ... one of the team's best low-post defenders ... poised to become more of a contributor off the bench this season ... gives the Irish added frontline depth ... needs to display a physical toughness around the basket ... will look to take advantage of his strength inside in order to be a key rebounder when he is in the game ... has a good understanding of the game ... a strong passer thanks to his excellent court vision ... exhibits good footwork in the post ... handles the ball well in the open court ... excellent screener for his teammates in the post ... fifth European player to attend Notre Dame and play for Mike Brey ... the other four players have been Ivan Kartelo and Jere Macura (Split, Croatia), Tom Timmermans (Driehuis, Netherlands) and Eric Katenda (Paris, France) ... spent time as a member of the Lithuanian National Team.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2014-15): Played in 22 contests during his rookie season with the Irish and earned one start ... made only start of the season in Notre Dame's win at Georgia Tech ... played in nine ACC contests ... averaged 1.6 points and 1.6 rebounds ... shot 55.0 percent from the field as he connected on 11-20 shots from the field ... registered career highs of 12 points and six rebounds in third game of the season versus Coppin State ... his 12-point performance marked the only double-figure scoring effort of the season ... connected on 3-of-4 shots from the field ... played a career-high 20 minutes in the contests ... averaged 8.8 minutes during the season ... played 10-plus minutes in 10 of the 22 contests he saw action in ... prior to the Coppin State game, netted six points and grabbed four rebounds in victory over Navy ... finished with five points and two rebounds versus Grambling State ... grabbed four rebounds in win over Chicago State ... scored two points and grabbed a rebound in ACC opener against Florida State in six minutes off the bench while playing six minutes in the contest ... also scored two points and hauled in a rebound in wins Purdue and Virginia Tech contests.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played three seasons at St. Maria Goretti in Hagerstown, Maryland, and helped lead his teams to a 61-41 record ... finished his career at St. Maria Goretti with 1,303 points (14.6 ppg.), 995 rebounds (11.2 rpg.) and 217 blocks (2.4 bpg.) ... in final two seasons, registered 37 double-doubles ... shot better than 58 percent from the field and 72 percent from the free-throw line during his prep career ... played in 25 games before suffering a season-ending wrist injury in his senior year ... finished the season averaging 13.4 points and a career-best 13.7 rebounds squad ... posted 17 double-doubles in the 25 games he played ... two-time Independent Parochial School League first team selection (2013 and 2014) ... garnered second team all-Baltimore Catholic League honors ... selected to the Herald Mail first team in his senior season ... chosen to play in both the 41st annual Capital Classic All-Star Game and the Buffalo Wild Wings Roundball All-Star Classic but could not participate due to his wrist injury ... named top rebounder at Mid-Atlantic Invitational, in addition to copping all-tournament team honors as a junior and senior ... earned best defender honors at that tournament in his junior season ... captured Baltimore Catholic League and Herald Mail player-of-the-year honors after averaging 17.0 points, 12.0 rebounds and 3.0 blocked shots during the 2012-13 campaign ... registered a career-high 20 double-doubles as a junior ... participated in 2013 U-19 World Championship with Lithuanian National Team and helped his country to a bronze medal while averaging 6.0 ppg. and 5.0 rpg. during the tournament ... in his first season playing at St. Maria Goretti, averaged 13.0 points and 8.5 rebounds as a sophomore ... named MVP of the Mid Atlantic Invitational Tournament ... an honorable mention selection by the Baltimore Catholic League and earned second-team Herald Mail accolades ... played for Team Takeover (AAU) and was MVP of the Big Shots/DC Dual in the summer 2013.

PERSONAL: Full name is Martinas Geben ... born in Vilnius, Lithuania ... son of Artur and Elena Geben ... has a younger sister, Karolina ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business.

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Martinas Geben
Martinas  Geben

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Vilnius, Lithuania

High School:
St. Maria Goretti (Md.)

Height / Weight:
6-10 / 253

Position:
Forward

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