Scott Martin was shooting the ball as he has been since his college career began, but Notre Dame's sixth-year senior began experiencing knee issues again -- and rest didn't solve the problem. Martin has opted to have career-ending surgery.
There's no timetable for Notre Dame's Scott Martin, no certainty when or even if he will return to the court for the Irish. Martin practiced a couple days last week and said he might have been available in an emergency situation over the weekend, but the definition of an emergency may have been something comparable to the five-overtime stint against Louisville earlier this month
So, college basketball has this awesome trend going on. We keep having Saturdays with so much action and random outcomes and bizarre happenings, it's just so hard to keep up with. One of those good problems.
Notre Dame has lost three of its last four and just lost its senior leader for perhaps the rest of the season. Where does Mike Brey turn?
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Georgetown coach John Thompson III is concerned about his players' grasp of the offense after the Hoyas escape with a 46-40 win over Towson on Saturday. Louisville and Cincinnati cruise to easy victories. Marquette defeats Wisconsin for the fourth time in its last six meetings against its in-state rivals.

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