Anna Martin named the team's MVP for the second consecutive season
Anna Martin and Katherine Harry play their final game in a Blue Demon uniform
Blue Demons and Cowgirls tip at 2:30 p.m. (ET) on Saturday on ESPN2
Fans and friends of the DePaul women's basketball team packed the entrance of McGrath-Phillips Arena this morning to help send the Blue Demons to the NCAA Tournament in style.
Anna Martin leads the Blue Demons with 15.7 points per game this season
Brittany Hrynko and the Blue Demons topped Howard, 68-51 on Nov. 17 at McGrath-Phillips Arena
DePaul women's basketball player interviews
DePaul women's basketball media interviews with Anna Martin, Kathryn Harry and Doug Bruno for the 2012 NCAA Tournament in Chicago at Allstate Arena.
DePaul women's basketball NCAA Tournament selection show at McGrath-Phillips Arena. Interviews with Anna Martin, Deanna Ortiz, Doug Bruno and Jean Lenti Ponsetto.
Women's basketball postgame interviews with Doug Bruno and Anna Martin from win over BIG EAST Conference opponent Cincinnati at McGrath-Phillips Arena.
Women's basketball hits the road for their 11th consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance on Friday at McGrath-Phillips Arena.
DePaul Women's Basketball vs. Dayton (Maggie Dixon Classic Championship)
vs. Nicholls State
Career Notes: Finishes career with 1,756 career points which ranks sixth on DePaul's all-time scoring list... reached double-digit scoring in 89 of her 127 career games (70.0%)... 127 games played ties for the seventh most in school history... finishes her career ranks in the top 10 in the categories of 3-point field goals (181 -- 5th), 3-point field goal attempts (529 -- 5th), assists (357 -- 6th) games played (127 -- 7th), scoring (1,756 -- 6th), field goal attempts (1,474 -- 8th), field goals (656 -- 9th)... WBCA Honorable Mention All-American (senior)... Senior CLASS second-team All-American... named DePaul's MVP for the second consecutive season in 2013... earned DePaul's Maggie Dixon Captain's Award, Cookie Gavin Courage Award, and assist award... WBCA All-Region Nominee... earned the American Eagle Scholar-Athlete of the Year Award... third DePaul player to earn that award... became the third consecutive and fourth overall DePaul player to earn the BIG EAST Sportsmanship Award... second-team All-Conference performer after playing in just eight games... finalist for the State Farm/Wade Trophy (junior)... Associated Press Honorable Mention All-American (junior)... regional finalist for the State/Farm WBCA All-American team (junior)... named BIG EAST Player of the Week twice in her career... 10 career BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll accolades (eight as a junior, one as a sophomore and freshman)... earned DePaul's Pat Ewers "Unsung Hero Award" (sophomore)... Shirley Becker Academic Award (sophomore and junior)... shared Most Improved honors with Keisha Hampton in 2009-10... BIG EAST All-Academic team (sophomore and junior).
2012-13 (Senior): WBCA Honorable Mention All-American... Senior CLASS second-team All-American... named DePaul's MVP for the second consecutive season... earned DePaul's Maggie Dixon Captain's Award, Cookie Gavin Courage Award, and assist award... WBCA All-Region Nominee... earned the American Eagle Scholar-Athlete of the Year Award... third DePaul player to earn that award... became the third consecutive and fourth overall DePaul player to earn the BIG EAST Sportsmanship Award... second-team All-Conference performer after playing in just eight games... returned to action after missing 8 games with a left knee injury... also missed DePaul's game against South Carolina... those nine games are the only games she has not played in during her career at DePaul... finalist for the Senior CLASS Award... named the BIG EAST Player of the Week on Dec. 17... second career Player of the Week Honor... only the second DePaul player to earn BIG EAST Player of the Week honors in back-to-back seasons... Allie Quigley did it in 2006-07 and 2007-08... tied with Khara Smith for most times named Player of the Week... Quigley earned BIG EAST Player of the Week three times in her career... averaged 15.6 points per game and 3.4 assists per game... boasted a 1.88 assist to turnover ratio... 1,756 career points ranks sixth on DePaul's all-time scoring list... season-best 35 points against USF... also scored 30 points against Milwaukee... six 30-point scoring output of her career... reached double-digit scoring in 89 of her 127 career games (70.0%)... 127 games played ties for the seventh most in school history... finishes her career ranks in the top 10 in the categories of 3-point field goals (181 -- 5th), 3-point field goal attempts (529 -- 5th), assists (357 -- 6th) games played (127 -- 7th), scoring (1,756 -- 6th), field goal attempts (1,474 -- 8th), field goals (656 -- 9th)... recognized as one of the top players in the country prior to the 2012-13 season... named to the 2012-13 preseason State Farm Wade Watch...Wooden Award Preseason Top 30 List... Naismith Early Season Watch List... unanimous preseason All-BIG EAST selection... ranked one of the top-five shooting guards by ESPNW... one of 30 candidates for the Senior CLASS Award
2010-11 (Sophomore): Earned DePaul's Pat Ewers "Unsung Hero Award" and the Shirley Becker Academic Award... BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll on Feb. 14... second career weekly honor roll accolade... named to the Maggie Dixon All-Tournament team... led DePaul with a 1.5 assist-to-turnover ratio... career-best seven assists at UIC & Syracuse and against #8/8 West Virginia... led DePaul in assists in 14 career games... in 10 games this season and four in 2009-10... three or more assists in 15 games... had one or fewer turnovers in 15 games... led DePaul four times this season and a total of eight times in her career... reached double-figures in 23 games... reached the 20-point mark three times this season -- vs. Marquette (20), at St. John's (24) and vs. Northwestern State (21).. five career 20+ point games... season-best six rebounds at #18/18 St. John's... had five rebounds at Syracuse and Penn State... 10.9 points per game is the third-best scoring average on the team and ranked 29th in the BIG EAST... reached double-figures in nine of DePaul's 16 conference games... 10.3 points per game in conference games... 1.5 assist/turnover ratio ranked eighth in the league... 1.6 assist to turnover ratio in all conference games led DePaul and ranked fourth.
2009-10 (Freshman): Shared Most Improved Honors with sophomore Keisha Hampton...appeared in all 33 games with 23 starts... named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll on March 2... scored a career-high 31 points vs. Syracuse... first time a rookie broke the 30-point plateau since Debra Robinson drained 32 points against Lewis on Feb. 15, 1979... career-best five 3-pointers vs. Syracuse, the most by any DePaul player in 2009-10... named to the Duel in the Desert All-Tournament team... started first collegiate game at Northern Illinois on Nov. 28... led DePaul in scoring four times, in rebounding twice and in assists four times... led DePaul with 43, 3-pointers (43-for-142)... had at least one 3-pointer in her last six games... recorded a steal in 14 of DePaul's 16 BIG EAST Conference regular season games... averaged 1.5 steals during league play... Martin went 8-for-8 at the charity stripe against Syracuse... her 8-for-8 effort ties Keisha Hampton who was also 8-for-8 at West Virginia on Jan. 9... became the 30th DePaul player to have a perfect 8-for-8 performance... against Syracuse, Martin grabbed career-best nine rebounds to lead the Blue Demons on the glass for the second time this season... five errorless shooting performances from the free throw line...led DePaul with 24 points and five assists in its first round NCAA Championship loss to Vanderbilt... started against West Virginia and came off the bench against Marquette at the BIG EAST Championship... averaged 12.0 points and six rebounds per game at the league championship.
High School: 2009 McDonald's All-American nominee... helped Lexington Christian to three State Championships (2007, 2008, 2009) and a Sweet Sixteen appearance in 2006...named MVP of the 2009 State Championship... during her senior season averaged 19.8 points, 5.7 rebounds and 3.7 assists and led the Eagles in field-goal percentage, assists and steals... as a four-year starter helped her high school team to a 105-22 record... finished her career with 1,892 points, 537 rebounds and 352 assists... All-City and All-State honoree... MVP of the Diamond Classic... played AAU ball for the Central Kentucky Angels... played for Donna Murphy.
Personal:Daughter of Charles and Jennifer Martin... sister to Chase and Leah... enrolled in the College of Commerce.