SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Alums Robert Martin, Chris Farr, Drew Hibbs and Wayne Sheppard will be inducted into the Sacramento State Men's Basketball Hall of Fame in October.
The event, tabbed the 10th annual Men's Basketball Hall of Fame Tip-Off Banquet, will take place at the Alumni Center on the south end of campus on Tuesday, Oct. 24, at 5:30 p.m. Online registration for the event can be found by clicking here.
Both Martin and Farr will be inducted into the Hall of Fame as players while Hibbs and Sheppard will be inducted into the Coaches Circle, a wing of the Hall of Fame that honors basketball coaches that graduated from Sacramento State.
In addition, as part of the festivities, head coach Brian Katz will introduce every member of the 2017-18 Hornet squad and preview the season.
Martin and Farr will become the 15th and 16th former players inducted as individuals into the Sacramento State Men's Basketball Hall of Fame. Hibbs and Sheppard will be among the sixth round of inductees into the Coaches' Circle.
Martin and Farr were teammates for the Hornets in the late 1980s, and were both key players in Sacramento State's run to the 1988 NCAA Div. II Tournament. That appearance also marks the last time Sacramento State qualified for the NCAA's postseason event. That entire 1987-88 team was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2011, but Farr and Martin will now be inducted as individuals. Career highlights for both players can be found below.
A timeline for the coaching stops of both Hibbs and Sheppard can also be found below. Sheppard also played at Sacramento State two years from 1963-65 where he appeared in 46 games. Hibbs won two state championships, three section titles and 11 league championships during his coaching tenure which spanned 1986-2016. In 13 years as a coach (1967-83), Sheppard won nine league championships and a section title.
For a complete list of every member of the Sacramento State Coaches Circle, please click here. For a list of each player inducted into the Hall of Fame, please click here.
El Camino High School - Head Junior Varsity Coach - 1986-88
El Camino High School - Assistant Varsity Coach - 1988-90
Yuba College - Assistant Coach - 1990-91 (coached under Bob Hamilton)
Foothill High School - Head Varsity Coach - 1991-94
Sierra College - Head Coach - 1994-98
Stanislaus State - Assistant Coach - 1999-00
Foothill High School - Head Varsity Coach - 2000-16
Del Paso Junior High School - Head Coach - 1967-69
Grant High School - Head Junior Varsity Coach - 1969-70
Highlands High School - Head Varsity Coach - 1970-76
Don Julio Junior High School - Head Coach - 1976-78
Grant High School - Head Varsity Girls Coach - 1981-83
ROBERT "MONEY" MARTIN
• Played four years for the Hornets (1985-89) after prepping at Boyd Anderson High School in Fort Lauderdale.
• Throughout his career, his nickname was "Money Martin".
• A shooting guard who also spent time at small forward, the Camden, N.J., native appeared in 112 games (82 starts), and finished with averages of 15.8 points, 3.9 rebounds, 2.2 assists and 1.3 steals per game while shooting .442 (665-1,505) from the field, .389 (294-756) from the 3-point line and .765 (150-196) from the free throw line.
• Owns program records for most points (1,774), field goals made (665) and 3-pointers made (294). His 1,774 points are 257 more points than any other player in school history.
• Raised his scoring average every year of his career, from 9.3 ppg as a freshman to 12.9 ppg as a sophomore, 19.1 ppg as a junior and 21.5 ppg as a senior.
• The NCAA did not adopt the 3-point line until his sophomore year and he proceeded to bury 48, 128 and 118 triples, respectively, during his final three seasons.
• As a senior in 1988-89, his number of 3-pointers (118) and 3-pointers made per game (4.2) were both the top marks in the nation in Div. II.
• Scored at least 20 points in 33 different games over his final two seasons. That included a streak of 10 straight games with 20-plus points during his senior season.
• During the 1987-88 season, he averaged 19.1 points for a team that went 22-8 and qualified for the NCAA Div. II Tournament. The 22 victories remain a program record, and that season marked the last time Sacramento State qualified for the NCAA Tournament.
• Not only is Martin the program's all-time leader in career points, field goals made and 3-pointers made, but he is also first in field goals attempted (1,505) and 3-pointers attempted (756), fifth in steals (147), eighth in starts (82), tied for eighth in games played (112), ninth in 3-point percentage (.389), 10th in assists (241), 13th in scoring average (15.8) and 20th in rebounds (440) and blocked shots (43).
• Played two years for the Hornets (1986-88) after transferring from Contra Costa Junior College where he played with Hornet All-American and Hall of Famer Alex Williams.
• In two years at Sacramento State, the Richmond, Calif., native played in 58 games, including 31 starts at point guard.
• Finished his career with averages of 9.9 points, 3.3 rebounds, 5.7 assists and 1.5 steals per game. Shot .562 (212-377) from the field and .647 (150-232) from the free throw line. Attempted just four 3-pointers during his career.
• His career average of 5.7 assists per game remains the top mark in program history.
• His career field goal percentage of .562 is the highest mark posted by a guard in Sacramento State history, and is the fifth best mark overall.
• Also among program career leaders, he ranks sixth in assists (332) despite playing just two seasons. His average of 1.5 steals per game is tied for the ninth best in program history.
• As a senior, he was the starting point guard for the 1987-88 team that posted a program-record 22 victories and advanced to the NCAA Div. II Tournament. That marks the last time Sacramento State qualified for the NCAA Tournament.
• Also during that 1987-88 season, he quarterbacked the program's most prolific offensive attack in school history, as that team posted school records in wins (22), points scored (2,794), points per game (93.1), field goals made (1,010), 3-pointers made (303), 3-pointers made per game (10.1), assists (566) and assists per game (18.9).
• Posted double figures in assists on nine occasions during the 1987-88 season, including a streak of five straight games from Jan. 12-Feb. 9, 1988.
• Still owns Sacramento State's single-game record for most assists (20), set on Jan 12, 1988, at home vs. Chico State.
• As a senior, he averaged 11.5 points, 4.2 rebounds, 6.9 assists and 1.4 steals per game while shooting .564 (123-218) from the field and .654 (100-153) from the free throw line. His 207 assists that season remain the program's single-season record and the assists per game are tied for the top mark.
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