Episode four airs Wednesday, March 14 at 6 p.m.
Oakland basketball analyst Matt Dery gives his final take on the 2017-18 Oakland basketball season
Nunn becomes the fourth Oakland player in the last eight seasons to be named conference player of the year.
Saturday will be Senior Day and Sweater Vest Day at the O'rena
Oakland vs. Milwaukee (2/24/2018) O'rena
2-9-18 Men's Basketball vs Detroit Mercy (Metro Series) Photos by Jose Juarez
Oakland vs. UIC (2/2/2018) O'rena
Oakland vs. Detroit Mercy (1/20/2018) Calihan Hall, Detroit, Mich.
Oakland at UIC
OVERVIEW: Very athletic wing man that shoots well from long range and can really get to the rim ... Oakland is 17-6 when he leads the team in scoring ... Finished No. 4 in the Horizon League in scoring in 2016-17 ... Transferred from Texas in January 2015 ... Helped lead the Longhorns to the NCAA tournament during his freshman season.
▪ Appeared and started in 26 games.
▪ Horizon League All-Defensive Team selection
▪ Suffered a season-ending broken left foot on Feb. 9 against Detroit.
▪ Prior to injury:
- Was part of the nation's second highest scoring duo with teammate Kendrick Nunn
- Ranked fifth in the Horizon League in points per game (17.6)
- Ranked 11th in the NCAA in total minutes played (led HL)
- Led the conference in free throw attempts (40th in NCAA) and free throws made (39th in NCAA).
▪ Scored his 1,000th career point in an Oakland uniform on Nov. 27 at Oral Roberts (Already surpassed 1,000 points for his complete career including time with Texas)
▪ Scored a career high 32 points at Oral Roberts and Western Michigan
▪ Named Horizon League Player of the Week on Dec. 4
▪ Named to the All-Horizon League second team
▪ Led the team in scoring, fourth in the Horizon League (17.8 ppg)
▪ Started all 34 games
▪ Shot 83.1 percent from the free throw line, No. 5 in the conference
▪ Made a team-best 71 triples, tied for seventh in the league (2.1 per game)
▪ Averaged a team-high 33.7 minutes per game, third most in the Horizon League
▪ Led the Golden Grizzlies in scoring in 14 games
▪ Recorded a career-best 30 points against Georgia (12/23)
▪ Tallied a team-best 15 games of 20 points or more
▪ Played first game on Dec. 19 after sitting out a full year due to NCAA Transfer rule
▪ Averaged 10.5 points and 3.6 rebounds per game
▪ Recorded 14 games with 10 or more points, including two games of 20-plus points
▪ Scored in double-figures in nine of final 10 Horizon League games
▪ Ranked second during Horizon League play in 3-point field goal percentage at 49.0 and eighth in field-goal percentage at 52.8
▪ Scored career-high 22 points twice this season, at Wright State and vs. Detroit
▪ Recorded 18 points on 7-of-11 shooting in Oakland debut at Washington
▪ Shot 4-for-4 from behind the arc en route to 22 points at WSU
▪ Went 11-for-11 from the free throw line in opening game of Vegas 16 vs. Towson
AT TEXAS (2013-14):
▪ Played in 33 games and scored 4.7 points per game in just over 12 minutes per game
▪ Tallied 16 points in a win over Arizona State in the NCAA tournament
▪ Shot 35.3% from beyond the arc
▪ Rated as the No. 8 player in the state of Michigan by ESPN.com
▪ Averaged a team-best 20.4 points and 7.0 rebounds per game
▪ Led Pershing to a 25-1 mark and the MHSAA Class A state quarterfinals during his senior season
▪ Earned a spot on the Detroit Free Press and Detroit News Class A All-State first team following his senior year
▪ Led the Doughboys to a 46-4 overall record in his two seasons, including a 22-0 mark in league play
TOP ATHLETIC ACCOMPLISHMENT
▪ Hit the game-winning basket as time expired against Cass Tech in the Class A district final to lift the Doughboys into the regional round with a 78-76 victory.
Full Name: Martez Deshawn Walker
Mother: Doris Walker
Siblings: Martelle, Brandon and Danilo