UNLV CAREER Martinez enters his second season in the Runnin' Rebel program in 2010-11.
JUNIOR (2009-10) Played in five games ... Had highs of three minutes played against USC Upstate and Colorado State.
JUNIOR COLLEGE Attended Yavapai Junior College in Prescott, Ariz., from 2007-09 ... Averaged seven points and five rebounds per game as a freshman and 10 points and five rebounds per game as a sophomore ... Named an Academic All-American in 2008-09.
HIGH SCHOOL A 2007 graduate and local product from The Meadows School in Las Vegas ... Lettered four years on varsity for the Mustangs ... The team won four state championships while he was on the team (2003-07) ... Averaged 20 points and 12 rebounds per game as a senior and 16 points and 10 rebounds as a junior ... Played both forward and center positions for Coach Greg Goorjian ... As a senior, Martinez was MVP of his team, conference and the state ... Was also a McDonald's All-American Nominee and the Las Vegas Review-Journal's Player of the Year ... As a junior he was the MVP of his team, conference and the state ... As a sophomore he was honorable mention all-state and second team all-conference ... He also lettered in football as a tight end, wide receiver and outside linebacker all four years.
PERSONAL Mychal Gerard Martinez was born June 12, 1989, in Montebello, Calif. ... Majoring in interdisciplinary studies with areas of study in management and music ... The son of Kimberly and Gerard Martinez ... Has two brothers, Richard (19) and Gerard Jr. (16).